Osbit expands head office to support increased demand in offshore sectors
Osbit expands head office to support increased demand in offshore sectors
Osbit expands head office to support increased demand in offshore sectors

Work has begun on expanding Osbit’s Northumberland-based headquarters to accommodate the company’s rapidly expanding workforce and facilitate an increase in demand for its engineering expertise in the offshore renewables and oil & gas markets. This comes after the award of grant funding from a programme designed to accelerate business growth and stimulate employment in rural […]

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PORT OF BLYTH FIRST TO SECURE PRESTIGIOUS SAFETY STANDARD
PORT OF BLYTH FIRST TO SECURE PRESTIGIOUS SAFETY STANDARD

The Port of Blyth has become the first UK port to achieve the new ISO 45001 standard in Occupational Health & Safety Management. The prominent standard follows other generic management system approaches such as ISO 14001 and ISO 9001 and is now regarded as the single benchmark for the management of occupational health and safety. Developed by […]

One Trinity Green, South Shields is becoming an offshore hub for global businesses
South Tyneside Offshore Sector Hub Attracting Global Businesses
South Tyneside Offshore Sector Hub Attracting Global Businesses

South Tyneside is raising its profile with international businesses thanks to the emergence of a growing offshore ‘hub’ within the borough. One Trinity Green, in South Shields, has seen the growth of a number of offshore businesses taking advantage of its mixed workspace and services as well as utilising the borough’s strong strategic location to […]

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Work Starts at £30m Northumberland Energy Park Site
Work Starts at £30m Northumberland Energy Park Site

Advance Northumberland have reached a major milestone in the redevelopment of the former Blyth Power Station Enterprise Zone, where work has now begun, following a ground breaking ceremony on the site of Northumberland Energy Park at Energy Central. The main purpose of this activity is to maximise opportunities to attract investment from the offshore energy […]

Newcastle College and Port of Blyth Bridging Skills Gap in North East’s Energy Sector
Newcastle College and Port of Blyth Bridging Skills Gap in North East’s Energy Sector
Newcastle College and Port of Blyth Bridging Skills Gap in North East’s Energy Sector

Newcastle College and the Port of Blyth have announced a visionary partnership which will open up major career opportunities for young people in the region. In a skills first approach, Newcastle College and Port Training Services (PTS), the Port’s award winning training arm, are joining forces to develop and deliver training programmes with direct pathways […]

Offshore Ambition Bonds Port of Blyth & New Tenant Texo CFS
Offshore Ambition Bonds Port of Blyth And New Tenant Texo CFS
Offshore Ambition Bonds Port of Blyth And New Tenant Texo CFS

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 […]

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North East England’s offshore wind sector welcomes visit from international investors
North East England’s offshore wind sector welcomes visit from international investors

The region’s strengths in the offshore wind sector were showcased to a group of international investors today (Friday 9 November) as Invest North East England toured with VIP delegates of the Offshore Wind North East Week to key sites in Northumberland and Tyne and Wear. The visit takes place the day after the Offshore Wind […]

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Gateshead Energy Company first small generator to support energy balancing system
Gateshead Energy Company first small generator to support energy balancing system

Gateshead Energy Company (GEC) has become the first small generator in the UK to be able to access the National Grid’s Balancing Mechanism (BM) thanks to a new contract with leading energy firm Flexitricity. The Balancing Mechanism ensures that power generation matches power consumption across the UK, and National Grid pays a premium to generators […]