RockSalt Subsea Dive into Energy Central
RockSalt Subsea Dive into Energy Central
RockSalt Subsea Dive into Energy Central

Energy Central has welcomed its newest tenant, as a family owned subsea dive firm returns home to Blyth. RockSalt Subsea provides a range of commercial diving services for the offshore energy and ports facilities across the World. The company, which was established in Aberdeen by Blyth based entrepreneur Tony French and his family, is now […]

GE Renewable Energy and ORE Catapult sign five-year R&D agreement to advance offshore wind technologies
GE Renewable Energy and ORE Catapult sign five-year R&D agreement to advance offshore wind technologies

GE Renewable Energy and the UK’s Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult (ORE Catapult) have signed a five-year research and development agreement to test and develop next generation offshore wind technologies. GE’s recently announced Haliade-X 12 MW offshore wind turbine and existing Haliade 150-6MW will undergo advanced test and demonstration programs that accurately replicate real-world operational conditions […]

Port of Blyth Supports GMS Hornsea One Jack Up Project
Port of Blyth Supports GMS Hornsea One Jack Up Project

Port of Blyth Supports GMS Hornsea One Jack Up Project With a growing reputation as a major UK offshore energy support base in the billion pound North East subsea industry, Port of Blyth is able to offer clients the service, project support and expertise they require to prosper. The Port is now home to a […]

Port of Blyth, Northumberland
Offshore Heavy Transport Vessel Breaks Port of Blyth Record
Offshore Heavy Transport Vessel Breaks Port of Blyth Record

Blyth awoke to a new feature on its skyline this morning as a mammoth offshore heavy transport vessel slipped into the Port at sunrise. Officially the largest ship to visit the harbour in the history of the Port, the Norwegian owned Albatross is a 34,700 tonne offshore heavy transport vessel typically used to move huge […]

Port Of Blyth Decom Aerial
Decommissioning licence marks major step towards Blyth decom base
Decommissioning licence marks major step towards Blyth decom base

Port of Blyth has announced a move into the offshore decommissioning market following confirmation of the North East port’s successful application for a decommissioning licence from the UK Environment Agency. Having worked closely with the Environment Agency for 12 months prior to the environmental permit being granted, the Port is now readying a site suitable […]

Offshore Wind North East 2017
North East England Hosts Major Offshore Wind Conference And Exhibition To Showcase Region’s Offshore Renewables Capabilities
North East England Hosts Major Offshore Wind Conference And Exhibition To Showcase Region’s Offshore Renewables Capabilities

NOF Energy, in partnership with Energi Coast, is to host the Offshore Wind North East 2017 Conference and Exhibition on 9 November in County Durham, as part of a week of activity in the North East of England coinciding with Renewable UK’s national Offshore Wind Week initiative (6-10 November). Taking place at Hardwick Hall in […]

Cavitation Tunnel Newcastle Uni
A new era for marine engineering research at Newcastle University
A new era for marine engineering research at Newcastle University

Newcastle University has unveiled its newly-refurbished Emerson Cavitation Tunnel as part of a £2.5m investment in marine engineering. Carefully re-located from the University’s city centre campus, the cavitation tunnel’s new home at Port of Blyth is twice the size of its former location and includes a number of other experimental facilities to support world-leading research […]

North East England is a world leader in Subsea and Offshore Renewable Sectors
North East England is a world leader in Subsea and Offshore Renewable Sectors

The North East is at the heart of a globally important offshore renewable energy sector A new audit of the offshore renewable energy industry in the North of England and Scotland (published 21st September) has revealed the strong contribution that the region makes to the UK’s position as a global leader in innovation in offshore […]