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  • 21 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Ports & Logistics

    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.

  • 15 December 2011

    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 […]

  • 11 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, R&D

    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.

  • 17 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    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 […]

  • 6 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    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.

  • 17 August 2018
    Ports & Logistics, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    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.

  • 1 February 2013
    Ports & Logistics

    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 […]

  • 1 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics

    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.

  • 28 November 2018

    Bourbon Subsea Services has shared a video showing the installation of the first turbine at the 50MW Kincardine offshore wind farm in Scotland.

  • 16 November 2012

    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 […]

  • 11 April 2012

    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 […]

  • 30 October 2018
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    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.

  • 28 November 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Following the start of construction on the Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm in Scotland, EDF Renewables has revealed some of the tier one contractors for the 450MW project. Siemens Gamesa will provide 54 of its 8MW turbines, which will be transported to the site and installed by Fred Olsen Windcarrier with the installation expected […]

  • 4 February 2011
    Business & Finance

    Dundee West MSP Joe FitzPatrick believes that the development of a renewable energy manufacturing and maintenance base at Dundee Port will… (dundeesnp) [mappress] Source: dundeesnp, February 04, 2011

  • 3 July 2013
    Operations & Maintenance

    Abis Shipping held a naming ceremony for its 15th vessel, the MS ABIS Dundee, at the port of Harlingen at 16:30 today (July 3). The MS ABIS Dundee was christened by Cynthia Dijkstra-van den Broek, wife of Mr Jan Dijkstra, the director of Bouwgroep Dijkstra Draisma. It is the third ship from a series of four which Abis […]

  • 9 January 2012

    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 […]

  • 22 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    BOSSES at a Spanish offshore firm are poised to make an announcement over a multi-million pound factory which could bring 1,000 jobs to Hartlepool. Madrid-based Gamesa will choose either Hartlepool or Dundee to build a UK base to construct wind turbines, and with all other contenders ruled out it is now a two-horse race between […]

  • 6 December 2011

    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 […]

  • 22 January 2012

    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 […]

  • 20 January 2011
    Business & Finance

    * Proposals unveiled for technology centre in Glasgow, creating 130 jobs * Scottish authorities have been informed of the company’s interest in developing an industrial base for manufacturing, logistics and operation and maintenance (O&M) activities in the Dundee area, conditional upon development of offshore wind projects in the area, securing government support and the availability […]

  • 17 April 2012

    According to Charles Hammond, the boss of the port of Leith, the announced real estate market development will be abandoned for the moment with the kick-off of a £125 million worth project on wind plant installation, the Scotsman informs. The Spanish firm Gamesa will be in charge of project implementation which is said to bring […]

  • 20 April 2012

    In a response to the recent announcement by Doosan Power Systems to cancel the plans for Scotland, a spokeswoman for Scottish Renewables said: “Let’s not forget there are already 11,000 jobs in the renewable energy sector. This is of course disappointing news but it’s important we place this announcement within context. In the last few […]

  • 17 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    SSE Renewables is holding Meet the Buyer events for its Seagreen offshore wind farm in Scotland. SSE said the objective of the events is to enable businesses to gear up to bid for contracts, meet the Seagreen team, its principal contractors, and understand the opportunities on offer. The events will be held on 5 November in Inverness, […]

  • 19 April 2012

    Oceanteam Shipping ASA announced that its new OTS 1250t modular carousel systems has completed its trials and is mobilized for Visser & Smit Marine Contractors (VSMC) in The Netherlands for a minimum of 200 days onboard Solstad Offshore ASA’s CSV Normand Flower for Offshore Renewables Operations in the Southern North Sea. The new patented OTS […]

  • 6 August 2013
    Authorities

    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 […]

  • 23 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    WFS Technologies, the world’s leading supplier of radio and acoustic solutions for underwater communication, navigation and power transfer, announces a new industry partnership with UK supplier of instrumentation and data loggers, Omni Instruments, based in Dundee, Scotland. Omni Instruments Ltd. Established 1996, specialises in providing measurement and data acquisition systems in the UK, Europe and […]