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ALE has expanded its heavylifting services by establishing a non-disclosure agreement with the Port of Dundee and OM Heavy Lift to provide the full service of port operations for renewable energy sector.
Oilfield Machinery Ltd (OilMac) has invested in its OM Heavy Lift division with a new crane said to be a vital asset for future offshore wind projects in the Port of Dundee, Scotland.
UK port owner and operator Forth Ports is investing GBP 10 million to construct a new quayside at the Port of Dundee in order to put the port at the forefront of the North Sea oil & gas decommissioning and offshore wind sectors.
Forth Ports Limited plans to invest more than GBP 10 million to build a new quayside at the Port of Dundee and turn this port on Scotland’s east coast into a center for the North Sea offshore wind industry. This privately funded investment will result in the development of the quayside at the east end of […]
The Port of Dundee is experiencing high levels of investment demand from manufacturers in the offshore wind sector. Scottish Enterprise, together with Forth Ports, are considering options for the development of the Port of Dundee to maximise these opportunities. One component of this is the potential expansion of the Port through a programme of land […]
ANTS Offshore has started its new service for the supply of the North Sea offshore wind farms with the chartered DP II ship ABIS Dundee. It offers constant and unscheduled supply and waste disposal of the offshore stations, the wind parks of the different North Sea wind clusters and the offshore construction sites. The settlement is […]
Scotland’s ability to meet its renewable energy targets will be significantly boosted by the creation of a new Marine Renewables Test Centre at the University of Dundee. The Centre will become a leading facility for the development, design and testing of marine renewable construction materials and prototype foundations. ‘Scotland is well placed to deliver offshore […]
The Conservative- Liberal Democrat UK Government has been left embarrassed after suggesting that there are no ports in the North of Scotland, according to the news on SNP’s website. The Press and Journal reported on August 3 that a map included in the new offshore wind strategy – published last week – failed to include […]
SgurrEnergy is providing expert advice and consultancy services to Scottish firms as part of its role in the Scottish Enterprise funded Offshore Wind Expert Support Programme. In partnership with Innovation Centres (Scotland) and Caithness Renewables, the Glasgow-based consultancy is supporting businesses to diversify into the offshore wind supply chain. The programme brings together a selection […]
A proposed Offshore Renewable Energy Institute to be based in Dundee could come a step closer next week. Councillors will be asked at a meeting next week to back a £10,000 contribution to the creation of a detailed business plan for the institute. Will Dawson, convener of Dundee City Council’s city development committee said: “Such […]
International marine engineering company SeaRoc has announced the opening of a further office in Scotland to support’s the country’s growing offshore wind farm and marine renewables industries. Located in Dundee, the new office opened on November 12th and houses a number of marine engineering experts, including David Wotherspoon who joins SeaRoc as Development Director. The […]
Edinburgh’s bid to host the Green Investment Bank (GIB) has received a significant boost following the endorsement of a group of leading international fund managers. Chief Executives from Standard Life, Baillie Gifford, Kames Capital, Artemis Investment, Martin Currie and Aberdeen Asset Management have written a joint letter to Vince Cable and officials at the Department […]
After Gamesa scraped Dundee from its offshore wind manufacturing base list, saying that Dundee cannot help them in achieving a plan to manufacture G11X-5.0 MW and G14X-7.0 MW offshore wind turbines, SSE has stepped in. A Memorandum of agreement was signed between SSE (Scottish and Southern Energy), Dundee City Council, Forth Ports and Scottish Enterprise […]
A new partnership has been launched that aims to secures Dundee’s position as a leading centre of Scotland’s rapidly developing offshore renewables sector. Forth Ports, Scottish Enterprise, Dundee City Council and energy firm SSE have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will see them work together to develop the city’s renewable strengths. SSE, a […]
Gamesa announced on Friday that it has ruled out Dundee from its potential UK hub list. They said that Dundee can’t help them in achieving plan to manufacture G11X-5.0 MW and G14X-7.0 MW offshore wind turbines. Leith, proposed by Forth Ports, entered the race for UK hub. The Spanish wind turbine developer is now considering […]
Dundee is well-placed to grab a big share of the renewables manufacturing opportunities and has all the facilities that are required by… (dundeesnp) [mappress] Source: dundeesnp, October 12, 2011
A leading light of the Aberdeen oil services industry, now a pioneer in offshore wind, has urged the Scottish Government to nominate Dundee… By Colin Donald (heraldscotland) [mappress] Source: heraldscotland, September 19, 2011
A fully assembled floating wind turbine has left the Port of Dundee in Scotland to be installed on the Kincardine floating wind farm located around 15 kilometres south-east of Aberdeen.
Bourbon Subsea Services has shared a video showing the installation of the first turbine at the 50MW Kincardine offshore wind farm in Scotland.
The floating wind turbine installed on the Kincardine wind farm offshore Scotland has started delivering power to the grid, Spain’s Cobra Group, the majority owner of the 50MW project, said.
Oilfield Machinery Ltd (OilMac) has announced that it will set up an East Coast Centre for Energy Logistics (ECCEL) to support offshore wind farms in the North East UK. The centre will launch its new heavy lift division, OM Heavy Lift, into the offshore wind sector, according to the company.
Finance Secretary John Swinney outlined the range of new business incentives that are available to encourage private investment in Scotland’s four new Enterprise Areas, during a visit to the Port of Dundee this morning. Incentives and actions to stimulate investment include: business rate discounts worth up to £275,000 per business or enhanced capital allowances; new […]
Four enterprise areas are to be created in Scotland with an emphasis on some of our most dynamic industries with the greatest potential to create new employment opportunities, stimulate private investment and boost economic growth. Finance Secretary John Swinney announced the 14 sites on a visit to GlaxoSmithKline in Irvine, which will form part of […]
China Ocean Engineering Shanghai Co (COES) has launched its first UK subsidiary with an aim to support the offshore renewables and decommissioning industries.
VIDEO: HDD Work at Gemini Offshore Wind Farm BvL, a joint venture between BAM Nelis De Ruiter bv and Gebr. van Leeuwen Boringen B.V, finalized the 2nd and last horizontal directional drilling (HDD) work at the Gemini offshore wind farm site in February. Dong Hires Seajacks Scylla for Walney Extension Seajacks UK has entered into […]
The University of Dundee is to lead a major research project to determine whether cheaper, more environmentally friendly, and more effective foundations can be developed for the offshore renewables industry. The project, funded by a £ 1 million grant from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, will look at the use of screw piles […]