Energy Central celebrates first year
Energy Central celebrates first year

Energy Central – A premier deep-water offshore energy location based at the Port of Blyth, is celebrating its first year. Located on the Blyth Estuary, Energy Central is a fully operational hub made up of world-leading organisations, skills and infrastructure, making it one of Europe’s outstanding investment destinations for those operating in the oil and […]

Port of Blyth signs on 600 tonne Mammoet crawler crane
Port of Blyth signs on 600 tonne Mammoet crawler crane

Port of Blyth have announced a partnership with international heavy lift and transport specialists Mammoet that will provide customers at the Northumberland port with a superior heavy lift service. As a result of the agreement the Port’s South Harbour terminal will now permanently house a six hundred tonne Mammoet LR1600 crawler crane. South Harbour is […]

Smulders Yard
Why the UK is poised to lead the future of offshore energy
Why the UK is poised to lead the future of offshore energy

Whilst many of us associate trips to the seaside with ice cream and sandcastles, for me, the sight of open ocean and stretching coastlines means one thing – offshore energy. Here in the UK, offshore energy is one of our fastest growing sectors. As a country we are still heavily reliant on fossil fuels but […]

Joanne Leng, Chief Executive, NOF Energy
Guest Blog: Joanne Leng MBE, Deputy Chief Executive at NOF Energy, talks about the North East Energy Sector
Guest Blog: Joanne Leng MBE, Deputy Chief Executive at NOF Energy, talks about the North East Energy Sector

In our latest guest blog, Joanne Leng MBE, Deputy Chief Executive of NOF Energy talks about the North East’s energy sector and why the region is a great asset for the global energy industry. Most people agree that the only constant in all our lives is change and this could not be further from the […]

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 […]