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 of complementary businesses servicing the offshore energy sector, with ambitious Texo CFS set to further their growth by securing the purpose built facility in Blyth.
Martin Lawlor, Chief Executive at Port of Blyth, said: “Texo Group has huge ambitions and capability in the offshore energy and subsea sectors and we’re delighted that Texo CFS, Texo Group’s dedicated fabrication business unit in the North East, has selected Port of Blyth as the location for its brand new facility. We believe their strategy to bring a fresh approach to fabrication reflects our own ambition to deliver a world class service to the industry in Blyth”.
The 1200sqm facility, which will support the production of premium fabricated solutions, is to include two 20 tonne overhead cranes with hook height of up to 11m and a 1250sqm yard area containing an office space and car parking provision.
Texo Group is a leading Inspection, Engineering, Procurement and Construction (iEPC) specialist for multiple sectors, including: Oil & Gas, Clean Energy & Renewables, Marine, Nuclear, Telecommunications, Utilities and critical civil/Infrastructure.
Andrew Robson, Managing Director, Texo CFS said: “We are delighted to have signed an agreement for this fabulous new facility at the Port of Blyth. This new facility will be the cornerstone of our Group-wide strategy in the North East, bringing world class projects to the area.”
Once the facility is open, Texo CFS will join numerous leading offshore and subsea businesses in calling Port of Blyth’s South Harbour home including market leaders such as DeepOcean, Royal IHC and Osbit.