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Study finds the Offshore Wind sector in the North East can support the creation of between 6,000 and nearly 9,000 jobs by 2025.
Study finds the Offshore Wind sector in the North East can support the creation of between 6,000 and nearly 9,000 jobs by 2025.

A research study commissioned by the North East Local Enterprise Partnership (North East LEP) into the opportunities the offshore wind sector presents for economic growth and employment in the North East, has found that there is potential for significant growth in the number of jobs in both the direct and indirect supply chains servicing the […]

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 – […]

Osbit seeks to drive offshore industry progress with knowledge sharing offering
Osbit seeks to drive offshore industry progress with knowledge sharing offering
Osbit seeks to drive offshore industry progress with knowledge sharing offering

Northumberland-based offshore engineering firm, Osbit, is sharing its specialist technical knowledge with clients and partners to improve the effectiveness of offshore operations in the global energy industry. ‘Osbit Insight’ is the offshore equipment supplier’s bespoke technical knowledge sharing and learning offering, designed to spread specialist knowledge through the global offshore energy supply chain. Leading global […]

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 […]

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, […]

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Port of Sunderland ready after Dogger Bank announcement
Port of Sunderland ready after Dogger Bank announcement

Port of Sunderland has declared itself “ready, willing and able to deliver”, after a long-awaited Government announcement of investment in Dogger Bank.  The North East port – which is owned and operated by Sunderland City Council, and which stands just minutes from open sea – said it expects to see strong interest in its facilities […]

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Work Piles in at £30m Northumberland Energy Park Site
Work Piles in at £30m Northumberland Energy Park Site

Advance Northumberland have reached another major milestone in the redevelopment of the former Blyth Power Station Enterprise Zone, where work is well on the way to create the new deep water dock with direct link to a 12 ha development plateau. The activity aims to maximise the potential of the site to attract investment from […]