Secretary of State Liz Truss Visits Energy |Central, Port of Blyth
SECRETARY OF STATE EYES OFFSHORE ENERGY BOOM IN BLYTH
SECRETARY OF STATE EYES OFFSHORE ENERGY BOOM IN BLYTH

The increasing importance of the Port of Blyth and the town’s Energy Central partnership to the future of the offshore energy and renewables industry in the UK has been witnessed by the Secretary of State for International Trade, Liz Truss, who visited the region today. Having spent time on the river itself, the Secretary of […]

Ministerial Approval for Offshore Energy Base Energy Central
Ministerial Approval for Northumberland’s Offshore Energy Base – Energy Central
Ministerial Approval for Northumberland’s Offshore Energy Base – Energy Central

Energy Central, has been recognised as a premier offshore energy base during a visit from the Department for Transport‘s Maritime Minister Nusrat Ghani MP. The Minister visited Energy Central last week to learn about its rapid development into one of the UK’s leading offshore energy support facilities and took a tour of its two key features including – […]

Port of Blyth is installing a bespoke wind turbine training facility at one of its terminals investment in training provision for the offshore sector
SKY IS THE LIMIT THANKS TO BLYTH WIND TURBINE TRAINING FACILITY
SKY IS THE LIMIT THANKS TO BLYTH WIND TURBINE TRAINING FACILITY

In a first for the UK wind industry Port of Blyth is installing a bespoke wind turbine training facility at one of its terminals as part of a £1m investment in training provision aimed at the offshore energy sector. With the rapid growth of renewable energy providing the North East with major inward investment opportunities, […]

OSBIT TO DELIVER SAPURA ENERGY PILE GRIPPER SYSTEM FOR YUNLIN OFFSHORE WIND FARM PROJECT
OSBIT TO DELIVER SAPURA ENERGY PILE GRIPPER SYSTEM FOR YUNLIN OFFSHORE WIND FARM PROJECT
OSBIT TO DELIVER SAPURA ENERGY PILE GRIPPER SYSTEM FOR YUNLIN OFFSHORE WIND FARM PROJECT

Northumberland based, Osbit, the offshore equipment supplier, has been awarded a contract to design and build an offshore wind turbine pile gripper system, by leading Malaysian-based global energy services provider Sapura Energy. The pile gripper will initially be used to support the development of WPD’s Yunlin offshore wind farm, the first large offshore wind farm […]

GE’s Haliade-X 12 MW nacelle, the world’s most powerful offshore wind turbine, arrives in the UK for testing
GE’s Haliade-X 12 MW nacelle, the world’s most powerful offshore wind turbine, arrives in the UK for testing
GE’s Haliade-X 12 MW nacelle, the world’s most powerful offshore wind turbine, arrives in the UK for testing

A nacelle from GE Renewable Energy’s Haliade-X 12 MW offshore wind turbine has arrived at the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult’s testing facility in Blyth, Northumberland, ahead of a rigorous testing programme designed to prepare it for years of operation at sea. This nacelle, comparable in size to six double-decker London buses, will undergo full […]

Hudson and Hendon Dock, Port of Sunderland
Brineflow Limited sets up new operations at Port of Sunderland
Brineflow Limited sets up new operations at Port of Sunderland

Brineflow Limited, a UK manufacturer is set to invest millions and create scores of new manufacturing and distribution jobs with the opening of a new purpose-built terminal at Port of Sunderland. Brineflow Limited, a leading manufacturer of liquid nitrogen fertilisers, has been granted permission by Sunderland City Council to construct a new base at the […]

Smulders Project, Hadrian's Yard, North Tyneside
North East England cementing its place as a world-leading location for offshore wind operations
North East England cementing its place as a world-leading location for offshore wind operations

Invest North East England’s latest blog, by Guy Currey, looks at how the region is cementing its place as a world-leading location for offshore wind operations As a society, I think it’s fair to say we’ve all woken up to the global issue of climate change. From rising temperatures and warming oceans to decreased snow […]

Port of Blyth Announce £1m Wind Turbine Training Facility
Port of Blyth Announce £1m Wind Turbine Training Facility
Port of Blyth Announce £1m Wind Turbine Training Facility

In a first for the UK wind industry the Port of Blyth is installing a bespoke wind turbine training facility at its Bates terminal as part of a £1m investment in training provision aimed at the offshore energy sector. With the rapid growth of renewable energy providing the North East with major inward investment opportunities, […]