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  • 17 April 2017
    Training & Education, Wind Farm Update

    Great Yarmouth-based energy company 3sun Group has taken on more than 100 new wind turbine technicians in the latest recruitment drive, some of which are joining the Galloper offshore wind farm team.

  • 25 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The winners of an annual celebration of business excellence in the Great Yarmouth borough were announced at a trophy presentation ceremony, at the Town Hall, on Friday, November 21. The Spirit of Enterprise Awards, now in its seventh year, is organised by enterpriseGY, Great Yarmouth Borough Council’s business support service, and aims to recognise and raise […]

  • 24 July 2011

    Seajacks will once again sponsor of  “The Great Yarmouth Maritime Festival” held on Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th September 2011 organised through the Greater Yarmouth Tourist Authority with the help of willing volunteers. The weekend brings together maritime from the past, present and future to take over the whole of Great Yarmouth’s historic south quay. […]

  • 4 January 2012

    Great Yarmouth could see increase in its population of up to 120,000. This increase would be the prospect of East Anglia Array offshore wind farm construction. Barry Stone, from Great Yarmouth Borough Council, said that increasing the number of houses would be the best way to attract businesses to the town and the area, reports […]

  • 12 May 2010

    Two self-propelled jack-up vessels purpose-built for installing offshore wind turbines have made Great Yarmouth’s EastPort UK their home…   [mappress] Source: renewableenergyfocus, May 11, 2010;

  • 15 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens has selected Peel Ports Great Yarmouth as the assembly location and installation base for the 56 turbines to be installed at the 336MW Galloper offshore wind farm. A multi-million pound co-investment in port infrastructure has been agreed to support the construction of primary infrastructure and groundworks. This includes the delivery of yard storage and […]

  • 11 June 2010
    Business & Finance

    Bosses at Great Yarmouth’s £50m outer harbour are celebrating after they signed a major contract with a leading offshore wind energy company   [mappress] Source: evwind, June 11, 2010;

  • 5 November 2013

    Great Yarmouth is set to become a home to dedicated business park for firms in the energy industry. The plan is led by Great Yarmouth Development Company, a new joint venture between Great Yarmouth Borough Council and Norfolk County Council, which aims to pool skills and resources to unlock and accelerate economic development opportunities. Great […]

  • 19 July 2017

    A&P Group has made two headline appointments to deliver its new strategic partnership with Peel Ports Group in Great Yarmouth, announced in June. The partnership aims to make Peel Ports Great Yarmouth a centre of excellence for renewable energy and to bolster the service offering to East of England’s thriving offshore energy sector.

  • 3 March 2016

    The Seajacks Scylla, the world’s largest wind turbine installation vessel, was christened in Great Yarmouth on Thursday afternoon, 3 March.  The ceremonial champagne bottle was released by the vessel’s Godmother, Akiko Inoue, the wife of Seajacks’ chairman, Soichi Inoue. Seajacks’ CEO, Blair Ainslie, told almost 400 guests at the reception held on the quayside of […]

  • 22 May 2012

    Jamie Frater, who became head of the EastPort UK last week, said that employment in Great Yarmouth will certainly grow, the BBC writes. Mr Frater pointed out that employment growth may not be as rapid as people expect and it will be necessary to train people in Yarmouth who want to work in energy sector. […]

  • 21 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Construction works to enhance port infrastructure at Peel Ports Great Yarmouth for several high profile offshore wind projects have begun, Peel Ports Group reports. A multi-million-pound co-investment has been agreed to support the construction of primary infrastructure and ground works for the Galloper Wind Farm and East Anglia ONE Wind Farm projects. Construction work will […]

  • 7 November 2017
    Grid Connection

    U.S. offshore wind developer Vineyard Wind will host two open houses in Yarmouth and Barnstable to inform residents about the grid connection plans for the proposed wind farm to be built offshore Massachusetts.

  • 4 October 2016

    Another two acres will be developed as part of Great Yarmouth Energy Park, after the Great Yarmouth Development Company, a joint venture between Great Yarmouth Borough Council and Norfolk County Council, and the owners of the Millora Works site signed acquisition contracts. The 50-acre energy park is being established to provide businesses related to the offshore energy sector with suitable land, close to […]

  • 22 April 2010
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    The arrival yesterday morning of one of the biggest vessels so far to grace Great Yarmouth’s £50m outer harbour was hailed as a visible sign…   [mappress] Source: eveningnews24, April 22, 2010;

  • 5 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has welcomed confirmation that Great Yarmouth, Lowestoft and parts of Ipswich have been included in the Government’s final Assisted Area Status (AAS) map. AAS is granted to less prosperous local economies and enables businesses in those areas to benefit from a larger percentage of Government or European funding to […]

  • 28 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Business, council and public sector leaders have set out reasons why Great Yarmouth deserves a third bridge.

  • 24 February 2016

    The WaveCraft Surface Effect Ship Umoe Firmus arrived in the river harbour at the Port of Great Yarmouth in Norfolk today. Following extensive upgrades and testing, the vessel was handed over to the Tidal Transit crew, who sailed directly from Mandal to Yarmouth. Statkraft has chartered Umoe Firmus to support its O&M operations at the […]

  • 11 June 2012

    For eight-year-old Cerys Jones it was the thrill of choosing the name for the newest Alicat Workboat built in Great Yarmouth – for the company it was the latest leg in a £10.5m contract to provide crew transfer vessels for the London Array windfarm. Thanks to Cerys, the new boat will be called Ellida Array […]

  • 16 August 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Dalby Offshore Renewables purchased Boat 12 from Alicat Workboats of Great Yarmouth, after it bought two crew transfer vessels from the Great Yarmouth’s company earlier this year. Prior to purchasing the two crew transfer vessels, Dalby put the Alicat through its paces with various sea trials and an exhaustive evaluation process, however the vessel passed […]

  • 12 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The UK-based Alicat Workboats Limited has concluded a management buyout of Richards Dry Dock and Engineering from parent company Gardline Group.

  • 15 November 2017
    Ports & Logistics

    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.

  • 11 April 2017
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The first consignment of Siemens wind turbine blades for the Galloper offshore wind farm have arrived at Peel Ports Great Yarmouth, the turbine maker’s assembly and installation base for the 336MW project.

  • 21 December 2012

    On Wednesday 2 January 2013, Fendercare Marine announces the launch of a new division, Fendercare Marine Equipment and Lifting Services, located at their Great Yarmouth base. Fendercare Marine, one of the world’s leading suppliers of marine products and services, opened their energy support base in Great Yarmouth in July 2012, initially providing support to offshore […]

  • 1 December 2011

    The UK government named five sites as a national Centre for Offshore Renewable Engineering (CORE). Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft where among them. New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership earlier submitted application to the government for these two locations. It is hoped that the new status will attract thousands of new jobs to Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft. […]

  • 24 June 2016

    The 26-metre wind farm service vessel (WFSV) Dalby Ouse was officially named at the Seawork International Exhibition in Southampton on 14 June. The aluminium catamaran has now returned to Great Yarmouth for final acceptance and delivery trials and is expected to be delivered to Dalby Offshore in the coming weeks. The Ouse is the first 26 metre South Boats IOW […]