Energy
Newcastle College launches virtual reality offshore wind training facility
Newcastle College launches virtual reality offshore wind training facility

The world’s most advanced Immersive Hybrid Reality (iHR) offshore wind training facility, a virtual reality system commissioned for the Great Exhibition of the North, has been installed at Newcastle College’s Energy Academy in Wallsend to help train future engineers. Delivered by the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult, the UK’s leading technology innovation and research centre […]

Offshore Ambition Bonds Port of Blyth & New Tenant Texo CFS
Offshore Ambition Bonds Port of Blyth And New Tenant Texo CFS
Offshore Ambition Bonds Port of Blyth And New Tenant Texo CFS

Port of Blyth has announced it will soon be welcoming another new client to its offshore energy hub once a brand new £0.7m facility at its South Harbour terminal for fabricating specialists Texo CFS is completed. The Northumberland port, known as one of the UK’s leading offshore energy support bases, has developed an impressive cluster […]

ORE Catapult Blyth testing facilities
GE Renewable Energy strengthens offshore wind partnership with ORE Catapult
GE Renewable Energy strengthens offshore wind partnership with ORE Catapult

GE Renewable Energy and the UK’s Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult have today announced a £9 ($11) million four-year research partnership aimed at minimising the time people have to spend offshore, which will enhance both safety and operating costs for offshore wind farms. The “Stay Ashore!” programme is built on three pillars: Reliability by design, […]

Royal IHC, Port of Blyth
North East England’s offshore wind sector welcomes visit from international investors
North East England’s offshore wind sector welcomes visit from international investors

The region’s strengths in the offshore wind sector were showcased to a group of international investors today (Friday 9 November) as Invest North East England toured with VIP delegates of the Offshore Wind North East Week to key sites in Northumberland and Tyne and Wear. The visit takes place the day after the Offshore Wind […]

Guy Currey, Director, Invest North East England
North East England leads growth in offshore wind sector
North East England leads growth in offshore wind sector

A recent report by The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has warned “rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society” are needed to prevent increasing levels of global warming. There are many factors that contribute to climate change but our current energy supply is one of the biggest. Today, renewable energy sources […]

IHC
Port of Blyth Completes Long Term Agreement with Royal IHC
Port of Blyth Completes Long Term Agreement with Royal IHC

The Port of Blyth has reached an agreement with major tenant Royal IHC that will see the offshore engineering firm commit their long term future to the port’s offshore energy support base. Having completed this landmark deal, Royal IHC are now planning for a period of expansion with various new contracts secured and the creation […]

Offshore Wind Turbine Project Utilises Port of Tyne
Offshore Wind Turbine Project Utilises Port of Tyne

Heavy lift vessel Aegir is to undertake a number of complex lifting operations at Port of Tyne The deep-water heavy lift vessel Aegir is set to undertake a number of highly complex heavy lifting operations at the Port of Tyne’s Northumbrian Quay in North Shields. The 4,000 ton heavy lift capacity vessel operated by Netherlands […]

Engineering a bright future, news story (Aug 2018)
Engineering a bright future
Engineering a bright future

A HIGH voltage engineering company, which recently opened a new office in Sunderland, has its eyes on further growth after bagging £1.15m in funding. EDS HV was launched in Lancashire in 1993 and offers a complete end-to-end turnkey engineering solution, working on renewable energy projects across the globe. The renewable energy sector has witnessed unprecedented […]