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Peterson UK Limited has signed a long-term agreement with Associated British Ports (ABP) to establish a new operational and logistics base in the Port of Lowestoft, the UK. The new agreement will see Peterson operate a range of warehouse, cargo and logistic services from the port, including fuel bunkering to support the renewable energy and oil & […]
James Fisher Marine Services (JFMS) has welcomed the multi-purpose support vessel Ievoli Ivory to the Port of Lowestoft, UK. The vessel has arrived at Lowestoft as part of JFMS’ new partnership with Next Geosolutions, a joint venture between Marnavi Offshore and Tecno In, for the expansion of the company’s subsea potential, JFMS said. Owned by Italy-based […]
Work has started at ABP’s Port of Lowestoft for the Galloper offshore wind project, as the port is housing offshore construction coordination. Over the next two years, 40 personnel from the Galloper Windfarm Ltd (GWFL) and their contractors will be based at the port while the construction phase of the project is underway. ABP Short Sea […]
Norfolk Marine Ltd has opened a new Operations Base in the Port of Lowestoft. The new facility comprises an Office Complex adjacent to Storage and Workshop buildings with an open yard of 2500m2 and 96m of Quay Front. The company’s vessels have operated from the Port for the past three years and as Lowestoft is […]
Lowestoft will feel the imminent impact of real jobs for the area from more than £4 billion being invested in the development of two offshore wind farms through its port, Johnathan Reynolds, business development lead at Lowestoft renewables hub OrbisEnergy said. Activity in the port will start “very soon” with long and short-term job creation […]
DeepOcean has installed the first of two HVAC export cables on the 714MW East Anglia One offshore wind farm in the UK.
ScottishPower Renewables (SPR) and Associated British Ports (ABP) have awarded contracts valued in the region of GBP 10 million for development work at the Port of Lowestoft to support the East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm.
Specialist Marine Consultants Ltd (SMC) opened their new office at OrbisEnergy, Lowestoft in January 2018.
Peel Ports Great Yarmouth has announced a port expansion to accommodate the fast-growing offshore wind industry. A site to the south west corner of the Outer Harbour had been earmarked for heavy berth facilities, quay facilities, a centre for skills and training, office space and car-parking.
Managers from companies in the local supply chain met for breakfast on Tuesday morning at the Orbis Energy building in Lowestoft to hear a presentation delivered over a video link from Michiel Hendrickx, the UK Department for International Trade’s (DIT) Senior Trade Advisor in the Netherlands.
Altitec, a company specialising in wind turbine rotor blade access and repair, has won a GBP 50,000 grant to develop a new reporting system, designed to provide real-time data.
Following setting up a small office at the OrbisEnergy centre in 2015, James Fisher Marine Services’ (JFMS) team has expanded as its offshore wind business grew and the company is now taking over larger offices at the building in Lowestoft.
Nexans has won a contract worth more that EUR 180 million for supply submarine cables that will carry the electricity from the 714MW East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm to the mainland.
Galloper Wind Farm Limited (GWFL) has agreed a lease in principle with Harwich International Port for an Operations & Maintenance (O&M) base for the 336MW Galloper offshore wind farm. GWFL is currently pursuing planning permission in relation to this, Toby Edmonds, Project Director, Galloper Wind Farm, said. “Following the redesign of the project in 2015 we considered […]
East of England companies looking at investing and expanding into the German offshore wind market can meet experts from Germany Trade and Invest at a ”Doing Business in Germany” event which will be held at OrbisEnergy in Lowestoft on 3 November. Germany Trade and Invest has partnered with OrbisEnergy to help establish itself as a partner for […]
Atlas Professionals Offshore Wind team will host a recruitment day on 21 October at the OrbisEnergy Centre in Lowestoft. A variety of positions on global offshore wind projects are currently available, from Site Technicians to Geophysical Engineers. “The recruitment day will focus on Atlas’ global wind projects and hopes to encourage local personnel to sign up […]
James Fisher and Sons’ £25m contract for Galloper offshore wind farm will create about 110 new jobs, mostly in the Lowestoft area, at a construction support base for the £1.5bn project, and everyone recruited so far lives within 20 miles of Lowestoft, James Fisher and Sons’ business development director, Martin Dronfield, said. Supply chain companies in Lowestoft and Great Yarmouth […]
ScottishPower Renewables has chosen Great Yarmouth port as the base for the construction and installation works at the East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm. The contract is worth GBP 5 million. ScottishPower Renewables reached the final investment decision for the East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm at the end of February, and will now move toward the development of the […]
ScottishPower Renewables has agreed on a GBP 25 million, thirty-year deal with the Port of Lowestoft to act as a construction and operations hub for the East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm. Following discussions with Associated British Ports, ScottishPower Renewables will utilise the Port of Lowestoft as its construction management base for East Anglia ONE, […]
Associated British Ports (ABP) has invested £4.5 million in the reconstruction of Town Quay at the Port of Lowestoft, ensuring it is fit for purpose for at least the next 50 years. Town Quay was officially re-opened by Lieutenant Commander Gavin Dawe, Commanding Officer of the Royal Australian Navy tall ship Young Endeavour, which was […]
The East of England Energy Zone (EEEZ) is gearing up for the opening of bids in the second Contracts for Difference (CfD) round in October by stepping up its on-going dialogue with potential supply chain investors in the industry to commit to setting up in the area. The East of England now looks certain to […]
The true scale of the economic contribution of Associated British Ports’ three ports in East Anglia has been revealed in a new report by independent consultants Arup. Together the three ports – King’s Lynn, Lowestoft and Ipswich – contribute £340 million to the UK economy annually and support 5,000 UK jobs. The new statistics show […]
Hughes Sub Surface Engineering Ltd (HSSE) officially opened another office in Lowestoft. HSSE has the capability to support projects throughout the UK and Europe, and believe that an office local to the East coast will provide a strong strategic base of operations. The new HSSE facility will enable the company to bring more of its […]
A 200-strong delegation from EEEGR (the East of England Energy Group) was promised Government support and recognition for the region’s energy industry, at a House of Commons reception held yesterday. Business Secretary Vince Cable said there was a determination that a higher portion of the billions of pounds to be invested by international companies in […]
CMS-Geotech Ltd has launched its new operations base in Lowestoft, Suffolk providing specialist marine geotechnical support to a wide variety of marine sectors in both offshore & coastal waters. CMS-Geotech will specialise in geotechnical equipment hire, geotechnical surveys & seabed sampling, specialist vessel charter and wider marine survey consultancy support services. It is envisaged that […]
Two international wind farm developers have committed themselves to massive developments off the Norfolk coast in a major confidence boost to the East of England wind power sector. Delegates at an offshore wind seminar in Lowestoft, held on April 3, were told that both had the potential to offer big opportunities for the energy supply […]