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  • 28 April 2011
    Ports & Logistics

    The Port of Belfast will invest in a logistics terminal for handling the offshore operations of DONG Energy in the Irish Sea and to promote Belfast’s “green economy”. The project is part of the Port Development Plan 2011-2013, the largest single investment, as reported by the Port Authority. The tender for the terminal is soon […]

  • 11 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The UK-based InfraStrata has opened a share sale to raise a minimum of GBP 6 million to finalize the purchase of Harland and Wolff from administrator BDO NI. InfraStrata revealed it is seeking to raise the amount through a placing of new Ordinary Shares by way of an accelerated bookbuild at 0.3 pence per share. […]

  • 21 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Navantia and InfraStrata have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) under which they plan to cooperate on offshore wind projects, among other things. Subject to completion of InfraStrata’s acquisition of Harland and Wolff (H&W), the deal envisages the usage of the UK shipyard’s assets for providing a range of services to Navantia. According to InfraStrata, […]

  • 1 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The UK-based InfraStrata has entered into an agreement to purchase the principal assets of Harland and Wolff Heavy Industries Ltd and Harland and Wolff Group Plc from administrator BDO NI. Under the GBP 6 million acquisition, InfraStrata will take over a multi-purpose fabrication facility, quaysides and docking facilities in the port of Belfast, Northern Ireland, as well as […]

  • 6 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The UK-based InfraStrata has completed the acquisition of the assets of Harland and Wolff. InfraStrata now has 100% ownership of the assets following a GBP 3.30 million payment to the administrator BDO LLP, in line with the payment schedule. An additional GBP 1.45 million is payable by 30 April 2020, the UK company said. “Harland […]

  • 28 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Ireland stands to lose billions due to offshore wind projects being built from bases outside the country unless strategic investments are made in improving port infrastructure, according to a report by the Irish Wind Energy Association (IWEA). The Harnessing our Potential report states that offshore wind could create 2,500 jobs over the next ten years […]

  • 20 April 2011
    Business & Finance

    Belfast Harbour has published its new Corporate Plan for 2011-2013, detailing plans to invest £92m in capital projects related to the Port and Harbour Estate. The single largest investment is a £40m proposal to develop a logistics terminal to support Danish-based DONG Energy’s offshore wind farm operations in the Irish Sea and boost Belfast’s ‘green […]

  • 25 February 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    Via its British subsidiary ScottishPower Renewables, Iberdrola is making progress on its first major offshore wind power project, the West of Duddon Sands wind farm (WoDS), in the United Kingdom. The company is carrying out this initiative in a joint venture with Danish firm Dong Energy. The first turbines at this offshore wind farm have […]

  • 31 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    Trade through Belfast Harbour rose by 16% during 2013 with record tonnages of almost 23 million passing through the Port. Over half the increase, 1.7m tonnes, was fueled by an increase of over 150% in coal imports. This reflects a new service through Belfast to supply AES Kilroot power station which generates c.30% of Northern […]

  • 14 February 2013

    Iberdrola has identified offshore wind power as one of its key areas for future growth and it aims to lead the development of this technology going forward with the necessary caution for investments of this nature. In order to achieve this objective, the Company has created an Offshore Business Department with offices in Glasgow, London, […]

  • 26 February 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Belfast Harbour has published a photo showing the heavy lift vessel Happy River arriving at the port with 12 transition pieces for the 714WM East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm.

  • 19 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    The offshore wind terminal at the Belfast Harbour, Ireland, handled 305,000 tonnes of wind farm components in 2017, representing a record since it opened in 2013.

  • 2 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    A record financial performance during 2013 has enabled Belfast Harbour to commit more than £60m to capital expenditure projects. The Harbour’s Annual Report has revealed that Turnover rose by 30% to £50.3m whilst Profit before Taxation climbed by 42% to £26.2m during the financial year. During the period the Harbour also paid over £6.6m in […]

  • 14 February 2013

    Belfast Harbour has handed over its new £50m offshore wind terminal to DONG Energy and ScottishPower Renewables. The terminal, the first purpose-built offshore wind installation and pre-assembly harbour in the UK or Ireland, will be used as a hub to help service a market valued in excess of £100bn. Up to 300 jobs are expected […]

  • 29 May 2012

    Blue Water Shipping has partnered with Michael F. Ewings Shipping in relation to port agency and marine-related activities in Belfast, Northern Ireland.  “With its new quay facilities, I have no doubt that Belfast Port will become an important location to the offshore wind industry in relation to future projects in e.g. the Irish Sea. This […]

  • 26 July 2013

    According to the ScottishPower Renewables CEO, Keith Anderson, Belfast Harbour has created great opportunities for the future investments, writes the Belfast Telegraph news portal. Earlier this year, DONG Energy and ScottishPower Renewables have taken over a new £50m offshore wind terminal which covers an area of 50 acres. This first purpose-built offshore wind harbour in […]

  • 30 October 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    The last four towers for MHI Vestas 8.25MW wind turbines for the Walney Extension West have set sail from the Belfast Harbour, the project’s pre-assembly port, according to the port’s social media pages.

  • 30 June 2011

    Northern Ireland is demonstrating its expertise and experience in offshore wind and marine energy at Offshore Wind 2011. Invest Northern Ireland and Belfast Harbour have joined forces on the Northern Ireland stand to showcase the region’s capabilities in offshore wind and marine energy at the event, organised by Renewables UK, which runs on June 28 […]

  • 11 October 2013

    As West of Duddon Sands, one of the largest European wind farms, nears completion, global maritime services company Royal Boskalis Westminster, the appointed Transport & Installation (T&I) contractor, reflects on this vast project. The T&I contractor faced technical, operational and logistical challenges, particularly because the wind farm was developed at several locations at the same time. However, despite this the […]

  • 29 October 2012

    On the 17th and 18th October Niels Tolstrup and Jacob Kjærgaard from Blue Water Shipping visited Belfast office and inspected the finished D1 area that is to be used for the handling and shipping of foundations and turbines for the West of Duddon Sands offshore wind project in the Irish Sea. “D1 was handed over […]

  • 5 August 2016
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    A2SEA’s self-propelled jack-up vessel Sea Installer is currently mobilising in Liverpool and preparing for the installation of 32 MHI Vestas 8MW turbines on DONG Energy’s 252MW Burbo Bank Extension, the Danish company said. The vessel is preparing to handle the new large turbines, which will make their debut on Burbo Bank Extension. The turbine installation is scheduled to start […]

  • 24 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    Iberdrola is committed to promoting offshore wind power as one of the basic pillars in its future growth. It is determined to spearhead the development of this technology, which it considers to be the second revolution in renewable energies, just as it did in the case of onshore wind power, where it is the world […]

  • 18 July 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    Lamprell has sent off the last fully-assembled jacket foundations for the East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm from its yards in the United Arab Emirates to ScottishPower Renewables’s marshalling port in Vlissingen.

  • 2 January 2017

    Port of Esbjerg Displays Offshore Wind Bounty Denmark’s Port of Esbjerg has shared a photograph showing components for more than 100 offshore wind turbines ready for installation in the North Sea stored in the port area. Wikinger Jackets Enjoying Sunrise at Lindø A photo of Bladt Industries’ Lindø facilities, showing Wikinger jacket foundations. First Burbo […]

  • 1 August 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Seajacks’ wind farm installation vessel, Seajacks Scylla, has arrived in Belfast and is being loaded with the first batch of turbine components to be installed at the 659MW Walney Extension offshore wind farm, DONG Energy told Offshore WIND.

  • 2 September 2016
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    A2SEA’s jack-up vessel Sea Installer has arrived to Belfast Harbour, the load out port for DONG Energy’s 258MW Burbo Bank Extension project, and is currently loading components which will make up the first four of the wind farm’s 32 MHI Vestas 8MW turbines. Sea Installer is expected to sail out from the Belfast Harbour on the night of […]