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11 March 2016 Business & Finance, Training & Education

Maersk Training in Newcastle is inviting South Tyneside residents aged 19 or over to enroll onto its range of funded and accredited education programmes designed to support individuals gain entry into the offshore wind energy market. For anyone aged 19 - 24, places are available on the Wind Turbine Technician Traineeship. This career transition programme provides […]

20 August 2014 Training & Education

Maersk Training offers free places on Offshore Wind Training Course to local unemployed people in Tyneside, to help them take advantage of job opportunities in the thriving offshore wind energy market. The courses are open to people who are unemployed, a UK resident for the past 3 years, aged 19 or over and live in […]

28 April 2014

Local unemployed people in Tyneside are being offered free places on a new training course designed to help them take advantage of job opportunities in the thriving offshore wind energy market. The course is open to people who are unemployed, a UK resident for the past 3 years, aged 19 or over and live in […]

20 September 2012

Offshore Group Newcastle Limited announces that the planning application for a new 36,000sqm offshore wind fabrication facility was approved by North Tyneside Council on 18th September. The 36,000sqm building will house an offshore wind fabrication facility, where jacket foundations for offshore wind turbines will be produced, including the innovative Triton foundation. The Project has the […]

1 May 2012

Installation of the 20,000MW of offshore wind turbines in the UK as a part of the announced green energy revolution sweeping its way through the country will push its way ahead through the South Tyneside as well, the core of the North East’s incipient low-carbon economy, nebusiness informed. “South Tyneside is a perfect fit for […]

13 April 2012 Training & Education

Offshore skills centre in North Tyneside, developed by Advanced Industrial Solutions and Maersk Training, is offering new courses in hanging from 65ft on a wind turbine, or bolting a high-powered cable while off a ladder, reported ITV news. They expect more than 4,000 trainees this year. The new centre is more than double the size […]

8 February 2012 Training & Education

A team of engineers from Dale Power Solutions have completed an intensive 4 day marine safety training programme, at Narec and South Tyneside College, to enable them to work safely when working on offshore wind sites. Trainees undertook 2 days of Working at Height and Rescue Training on Narec’s 27m high Training Tower in Blyth […]

6 December 2011

THE owner of a former Tyneside shipyard is preparing to invest £50m in converting part of the site into a facility to make wind turbine foundations – creating hundreds of jobs. OGN Group is already using a section of Hadrian Yard in Wallsend to build an oil production platform for American firm Apache, a deal […]

13 December 2010

A SOUTH Tyneside yard has the wind in its sails after clinching a pioneering green contract worth up to £6m. McNulty Offshore, in Commercial... (shieldsgazette) [mappress] Source: shieldsgazette, December 13, 2010

6 April 2018 Contracts & Tenders, Environment

Ørsted has signed a contract with Northumbrian Water under which the UK water company will power all of its 1,858 sites using renewable energy for the next four years.

7 June 2017 Grid Connection, Technology

The Seamole (previously Excalibur), a recently upgraded remotely operated vehicle (ROV), has successfully completed its first round of projects burying offshore power cables for Prysmian Powerlink Services Ltd.

3 November 2016 Business & Finance

Senior management of Offshore Group Newcastle (OGN) and North Tyneside MP Mary Glindon had a meeting with UK Energy Minister Baroness Lucy Neville-Rolfe, as the company is worried about local content in UK offshore wind projects. OGN, which teamed up with Belgian Smulders this year, expressed its concern after the first East Anglia ONE foundation lot was […]

13 October 2016

Swan Hunter has issued Motive Offshore Group a Letter of Intent (LOI) for the design and build of a basket carousel loading tower. Package Manager John Young said: “We are pleased to announce our agreement with Motive to provide the design and build of our Carousel Loading Tower. This key deliverable, for a robust and capable design that […]

12 September 2016 Business & Finance

The former Tyneside shipbuilding and engineering company, Swan Hunter, has informed that it moved into the offshore energy sector and is now providing equipment necessary for subsea operations in both oil and gas and renewable energy sectors. The offshore equipment is specially built for the installation of power cables, umbilicals, and flexible pipelines, and includes carousels, reel drive systems […]

13 June 2016

Houlder today reported that it is completing assembly of a second set of 256t hydraulic Pile Restraint Arms, which will ensure foundation piles at the Rampion offshore wind site are kept vertical as they are hammered into the seabed. The pile-handling arms will be installed on Swire Blue Ocean's installation vessel Pacific Orca, where they will provide the horizontal restraint required to […]

6 October 2015 Training & Education

AIS Training has secured use of Catapult's 27-metre high wind turbine training tower, which is located at the world-renowned National Renewable Energy Centre test and research facility in Blyth (formerly known as Narec). At 27 metres of height, the Catapult’s onshore wind training tower is almost double the current height required for working at height […]

17 November 2014 Business & Finance

Work is about to start on a brand new hub for small businesses at a prime location on the banks of the Tyne. The £1.9 million project at Swans - the former Swan Hunter shipyard site in Wallsend - will transform part of an existing office block to create new and flexible business accommodation, including […]

17 September 2014 Business & Finance

Aquaseal Rubber Ltd. is celebrating a hat trick of successes after creating two new jobs, increasing turnover by more than £100,000 and seeing profitability double with the support of a grant from Investment for Growth.  The company, which is based in Longbenton, North Tyneside is a family owned business manufacturing industrial-strength rubber and polymers for […]

29 July 2014

Aquaseal Rubber Ltd, the North East England-based rubber products specialist, has secured a prestigious project as part of the development of the Humber Gateway offshore wind farm. The company, which has its operation in Longbenton, North Tyneside, was awarded the project by Rotherham-based MTL, which is a specialist metal products manufacturer. An experienced supplier of […]

16 July 2014 Training & Education

AIS Training's brand new £2.5m state-of-the-art offshore survival training centre has opened its doors for business on North Tyneside. The new 20,000 sq ft centre is located beside its existing 120,000 sq ft training village in North Shields, comprising of 11 bespoke centres. Approved by industry bodies including OPITO (Offshore Petroleum Industry Training Organisation), the Global Wind […]

9 June 2014 Business & Finance

UK Docks Marine Services expand its existing Tyneside, South Shields and Gosport, Hampshire operations. UK Docks have widened operations to the West Coast in order to service current contracts as well as develop operations within the growing wind farm industry. UK Docks will be operating from one of three bays in the purpose built, state […]

16 April 2014

The UK currently has the largest offshore wind market in the world, with an installed capacity amounting to over 3.6GW, and a currrent development pipeline of up to almost 40GW capacity in the future. There are two development rounds in progress and an ambitious third round waiting to kick off. However, this third round is […]

20 February 2014 Business & Finance, Training & Education

Safety Technology Ltd’s recently opened state-of-the-art training facility in the North East of England is now offering some of the world’s most advanced Wind Energy safety training programmes to the onshore and offshore sectors. Located on the south bank of the river Tyne, Safety Technology’s Centre of Excellence for Renewable Safety is partnered with South […]

8 January 2014 Business & Finance

Offshore Group Newcastle Ltd. (OGN), a Tyneside-based company working within the offshore oil & gas and renewable energy industries, is looking for ways to become a larger player in the renewables market by spreading its business. “The River Tyne is ideal for wind turbine companies with its location for access to the proposed Round 3 […]

3 December 2013 Training & Education

RenewableUK approved training provider Safety Technology Ltd have been announced this week as project partners on the Energy Skills Partnership (ESP) drive to deliver demand-led training to the Wind Energy sector in Scotland. The ESP is a collaboration of colleges across Scotland, with the main aim of establishing a high performing energy community. A new […]

28 October 2013 Training & Education

In 2009 A&P North East was approached by London Offshore Consultants Limited to see if the company could help them with work-placed visits for graduates. By providing young people with this opportunity it is seen to bridge the gap between education and working sites. A&P North East therefore welcomes different graduates each year at the […]