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  • 9 November 2010

    POLITICAL leaders from all parties have joined forces to call on David Cameron to intervene after it emerged an Essex port will lose out on… By James Hore and 
Alistair Nelson (eadt) [mappress] Source: eadt, November 09, 2010;

  • 12 April 2012
    Ports & Logistics

    It takes a daring attitude to invest €4.5m in a 410m quay length, suited for oversized cargos, when one’s annual turnover does not exceed €600,000. The Port of Rama did exactly that two years ago, in anticipation of the Butendiek wind farm project starting just 40km from the port. The port’s Md Kristen Zedergaard is […]

  • 11 December 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Ports & Logistics

    Zeeland Seaports and Ghent Port Company signed a merger agreement on Friday, 8 December, after all eight shareholders of both ports agreed with the merger in recent weeks. The name of the cross-border merger port will be North Sea Port. 

  • 26 October 2010
    Business & Finance

    The Humber region should be a “frontrunner” for funds announced in the Comprehensive Spending Review to develop renewable energy at port… (lowcarboneconomy) [mappress] Source: lowcarboneconomy, October 26, 2010;

  • 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 […]

  • 29 December 2015
    Operations & Maintenance

    Construction work on the Green Port Hull Alexandra Dock site is progressing well and is on schedule for an early 2017 completion, Associated British Ports (ABP) has announced. The 54-acre site, which ABP and its main contractor GRAHAM Lagan Construction Group Joint Venture (JV) are preparing for Siemens’ offshore wind turbine manufacturing facility, is being […]

  • 25 February 2020
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics

    Ørsted has signed a wharf lease and a 20-year operations and maintenance (O&M) lease with the Port of Taichung in Taiwan. The leased wharfs will be upgraded and utilized for the construction of the Greater Changhua offshore wind farms, and the O&M site will serve as the O&M base for Ørsted‘s Changhua offshore wind farms […]

  • 1 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    After Port of Ardersier Ltd went into administration in November 2015, the property has gone on the market, according to the offer on JLL’s website. In 2014, the Port of Ardersier secured the full backing of the Scottish Government for plans to turn the former oil fabrication yard on the Moray Firth into a manufacturing ‘super-hub’ for offshore […]

  • 7 July 2017
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    United Wind Logistics’ new special purpose vessel Vestvind arrived at the Port of Esbjerg today, 7 July, the port reported via social media.

  • 31 October 2012
    Ports & Logistics

    The giants of the renewable industry are set to gather in Scotland this week – and the Port of Tyne will be at the heart of the action. Renewable UK – the world’s largest conference and exhibition of its kind – will bring together 300 different organisations working in the generation and supply of new […]

  • 3 February 2016
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    The offshore accommodation vessel M/S Wind Innovation arrived in the Port of Esbjerg on Monday, 1 February. The Wind Innovation is a former seismic survey vessel, which was rebuilt to accommodate and transfer service personnel working on offshore wind farms. In September 2015, Dutch ship owner C-Bed contracted Wärtsilä Ship Design to supply the design for […]

  • 23 March 2012
    Ports & Logistics

    Gamesa, a global technology leader in the wind energy industry, announces its intention to pursue an MOU (Memorandum of Understanding) with the Port of Leith, which would be aimed at agreeing detailed arrangements for the establishment of a major offshore manufacturing base in the UK (including blade and nacelles plants, port logistics and O&M services). […]

  • 11 February 2014

    The offshore wind energy industry is growing and several European ports have prepared, or are preparing, to provide the necessary logistics and storage services and facilities related to different construction & installation, O&M, and production phases of this industry. The wind farms are getting larger and moving into deeper waters further offshore resulting in bigger […]

  • 17 September 2012

    Brunsbüttel Ports will offer solutions for the supply chain as well as experience and expertise in large-component handling at Husum WindEnergy 2012, the leading wind energy trade fair. On stand 4E15 the port group will present their range of services specially designed for the wind energy industry together with the SCHRAMM group. As a part […]

  • 17 August 2012
    Ports & Logistics

    The Port of Rostock is Germany’s largest and the deepest port in the Southern part of the Baltic Sea. It was near the Port of Rostock where the first German commercial offshore wind farm, EnBW Baltic 1, was erected in 2010 and it also served as one of the base ports for Kriegers Flak. Although […]

  • 2 September 2010
    R&D

    Ports in Swansea and Port Talbot are well placed to benefit from a new wave of offshore wind farms. Earlier this year, leading renewable… (thisissouthwales) [mappress] Source: thisissouthwales, September 02, 2010;

  • 12 September 2011

    A new £350,000 storage facility has opened at Peterhead, as part of Peterhead Port Authority’s ambitious plans for its Smith Quay development. The storage base, which covers 8,000 square metres, provides additional working space to support vessel activities at the port’s £35million deepwater berth, the Smith Quay. The Smith Embankment Project, which incorporates a 200 […]

  • 16 August 2012
    Ports & Logistics

    Germany’s ambition is to have 2.500 turbines installed in its territorial waters in the North and Baltic Seas by 2030. This means that on an average of 250 turbines will have to be produced and installed each year. This cannot be handled by one port alone and therefore several German ports are now trying to […]

  • 20 December 2010
    Authorities, Ports & Logistics

    In an airless Westminster committee room this week a shirtsleeved energy secretary came close to promising the earth. Laying out government… By David Conn (guardian) [mappress] Source: guardian, December 20, 2010

  • 27 September 2010
    Business & Finance

    A campaign has been launched to highlight the necessity of investment into port facilities in order to safeguard the UK’s place in the wind… (portstrategy) [mappress] Source: portstrategy, September 27, 2010;

  • 21 November 2014
    Ports & Logistics

    Great Britain is the world’s premier pioneer when it comes to offshore wind energy. In the North Sea, in the Irish Sea and in the English Channel there are several zones designated for the installation of offshore wind farms. In the third round of site allocations alone, so-called Round 3 of the UK’s Offshore Wind […]

  • 3 February 2012
    Ports & Logistics

    Port of Wisbech has welcomed tugs currently working on a cable laying project for a new offshore wind farm, reports Cambstimes. They are coming every few days to pick up new crew and food supplies. It means a great boost for the port economy and gives the opportunity for the town development in general. Councilor […]

  • 17 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    UK port owner and operator Peel Ports Group has completed the acquisition of Great Yarmouth Port Company Limited (GYPC), a river and sea port situated on the east coast of England with proximity to the development sites of some of the UK’s largest offshore wind projects. The port has been actively involved in the offshore wind […]

  • 21 February 2018
    Grid Connection, Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Gulf Marine Services’ Self Elevating Support Vessel (SESV) GMS Evolution has joined her sister vessel GMS Endeavour in the Port of Blyth to undergo mobilisation for operations at the 1.2GW Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm.

  • 3 October 2014
    Ports & Logistics

    The new next generation support vessel of Danish support vessel operator World Marine Offshore was christened World Bora by Mrs Vanessa Bauch at the naming ceremony today at the port of Esbjerg. The vessel was built at Fjellstrand, a Norwegian shipbuilding yard outside Bergen. The innovative and advanced vessel has a length of 30 m, 13 m in […]

  • 15 August 2012
    Ports & Logistics

    The port of Emden is one of the largest ports in the federal state of Niedersachsen in Germany and located furthest west on the German coast, strategically near the deep waters of the North Sea and easily accessed by road and rail. Its main activities are the import and export of automobiles, forest products and […]