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  • 4 April 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Grimsby’s Royal Dock has been confirmed as the home for Triton Knoll’s offshore construction and operations and maintenance facility after the project signed a port lease with ABP in Grimsby. A new construction and longer-term Operations and Maintenance base will be constructed across nearly four acres. Tendering for a contractor to build the facility is […]

  • 8 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    GLA Land and Property Limited (GLAP), with the support of the Royal Docks Management Authority (RoDMA), is seeking a development partner to bring forward the comprehensive re-development of Albert Island, a 10ha site in the Royal Docks, London Borough of Newham. Significant parts of the Albert Island site are located within the Royal Docks Enterprise Zone. The […]

  • 12 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Work will begin next year to build a new Grimsby operations and maintenance base for Dong Energy’s 210MW Westermost Rough offshore wind farm. The Danish company has now completed its agreement with Associated British Ports for establishment of the Royal Dock operation and maintenance base, which will create of up to 100 jobs. Work is due to commence […]

  • 2 October 2014
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics

    A £5 million investment in a new lock system at Associated British Ports’ (ABP) Port of Grimsby will make its Royal Dock more attractive to energy companies looking to base their offshore wind operations and maintenance activities at the port. The project forms part of an agreement between ABP and DONG Energy, which is building […]

  • 16 September 2015

    ​The Westermost Rough offshore wind farm Operations & Maintenance (O&M) building, located on the Grimsby Royal Dock, has been nominated for a national building award. Having won best commercial building at the regional South Yorkshire & Humber awards, the Westermost Rough O&M building is now in contention for the national prize at The Local Authority […]

  • 17 June 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    Dong Energy has announced on its social media pages that the inauguration of its Westermost Rough offshore wind farm will be held on July 1st.  The last of the 35 turbines was lifted into position in March and the full power output has been achieved at the end of May. Westermost Rough, located off the UK’s […]

  • 13 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, R&D

    Ørsted has appointed UK construction firm Hobson & Porter as the principal contractor for the extension of its offshore wind operations center at the Royal Docks in Grimsby, UK.

  • 26 February 2013

    Plans for a new harbor within Grimsby’s Royal Dock, which will be used by the Danish energy giant Dong Energy, have been revealed, reports Grimsby Telegraph. Dong already announced that it is planning to come to Grimsby to construct Westermost Rough windfarm and to conduct operations and maintenance from this port. This EUR 1 Billion […]

  • 9 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Innogy has chartered the service operations vessel (SOV) Esvagt Froude to provide offshore accommodation to the construction management team working on the Triton Knoll wind farm located off the Lincolnshire coast, UK. This is the first time for innogy to established its team offshore rather than at an onshore location. Esvagt Froude has already made […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    At a recent official launch of the Race Bank offshore wind farm project in Sutton Bridge, Dong Energy confirmed that it is looking for a suitable location for the project’s base, which could create 90 direct jobs. Robert Thornhill, Dong Energy’s project development manager said that the company could use more than just one facility […]

  • 26 May 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    Full power output has been achieved at the Westermost Rough offshore wind, located off the UK’s east coast. Westermost Rough is capable of generating up to 210 megawatts (MW) of electricity – enough to meet the annual electricity demands of well over 150,000 UK homes. It is the first offshore wind farm to make commercial […]

  • 3 September 2015

    Precision Drilling has won a raft of new construction and demolition jobs stemming from increased offshore wind and green energy related contracts. The Hull-based specialist contractor has recently invested £100,000 in new equipment, machinery, vehicles and business development. Ian Wilkinson, managing director, said: “Since purchasing Precision Drilling in 2013, we have invested more than a […]

  • 27 November 2019
    Ports & Logistics

    The Triton Knoll Offshore Construction Services (OCS) team has moved into their new facilities at Grimsby’s Royal Dock, establishing an HQ for offshore construction next year. The OCS base will manage offshore technicians, crews, and specialist vessels, including service operations vessels and crew transfer vessels which are together helping build the 857MW Triton Knoll offshore […]

  • 30 March 2015
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The last of the 35 turbines was lifted into position by A2SEA’s specialist jack-up vessel Sea Challenger at the Westermost Rough offshore wind farm on Friday, March 27.  Westermost Rough, located off the UK’s East Coast, is the first offshore wind farm to make commercial use of the Siemens 6MW wind turbine. The wind farm is […]

  • 18 July 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Work to construct a new offshore construction and operations base for Triton Knoll has officially started at Grimsby’s Royal Dock as UK based contractor Tolent gets started on site. Having been awarded the contract last month, Tolent has now begun work to construct control room, office and warehouse facilities that will become the new operations […]

  • 22 June 2020
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    The construction of the operations and maintenance base for the Triton Knoll offshore wind farm has been completed. UK-based contractor Tolent handed over the base at Grimsby’s Royal Dock this week, innogy said. Once fully fitted out, the O&M facility will accommodate a team of technicians and support staff responsible for maintaining the offshore wind farm […]

  • 22 September 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    DONG Energy has revealed plans for a GBP multi-million investment in Grimsby to create the UK’s largest offshore wind operations and maintenance hub. Subject to planning approval, the new facility will be developed in the town’s Royal Dock and will initially support Westermost Rough, Race Bank and Hornsea Project One offshore wind farms, with the capacity […]

  • 3 June 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has officially started operations on the 1,214MW Hornsea One, the largest offshore wind farm in the world. The project’s first operational team of 32 set sail from Grimsby Royal Docks to the wind farm located 120 kilometres out to sea on 31 May. They are part of two shift-based teams that are responsible for […]

  • 30 November 2018
    Environment, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Technology

    Focus Consultants has won a contract to deliver sustainability services for Ørsted’s East Coast Hub which is currently under construction on the Royal Docks at Grimsby, Lincolnshire.

  • 15 August 2014
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The first of 35 Siemens 6MW turbines has been successfully erected at the Westermost Rough offshore wind farm. The Westermost Rough offshore wind farm marks the first time that the next generation Siemens 6MW turbine will be used on a commercial scale – an important step on DONG Energy’s cost of energy reduction strategy. The […]

  • 12 September 2018
    Grid Connection, Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The Edda Mistral Service Operations Vessel (SOV) has arrived at the Royal Dock in Grimsby ahead of the vessel’s start of operations on Ørsted’s Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm.

  • 22 June 2015

    To quote the British Government: “Enterprise Zones create jobs and boost businesses…. They are great places to do business for both new and expanding firms, benefiting from government backing.” The largest Enterprise Zone in the UK is on the Humber Estuary – both sides, North and South of the River Humber. The zone includes the […]

  • 19 June 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Training & Education

    DONG Energy has partnered with the Grimsby Institute to offer new offshore wind turbine technician apprenticeships.

  • 7 October 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The UK Government is putting an extra £100 million on the table so enterprise zones can complete key infrastructure projects and successfully compete for the new businesses that will create thousands of local jobs across the country, Communities Secretary Eric Pickles announced today (7 October 2013). Last week the Prime Minister reinforced his commitment to […]

  • 12 February 2014
    Ports & Logistics

    After the hectic construction and installation phase of the offshore wind industry there is a long term legacy that will remain for the life time of the current wind farm, and who knows possibly the second generation wind farm. Operations and maintenance (O&M) will be there providing work for thousands of engineers and technicians around […]

  • 15 August 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Hundreds of new jobs are set to be created in North East Lincolnshire after Danish utility giant DONG Energy was awarded up to  £1.1m from the ‘Growing the Humber’ Regional Growth Fund. The fund is run by the Humber Local Enterprise Partnership and North East Lincolnshire Council and supported by the Government’s Regional Growth Fund. […]