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 […]

Exhibition to showcase Swans Offshore Energy Park
Exhibition to showcase Swans Offshore Energy Park

Swans Offshore Energy Park is a state-of-the-art offshore energy park for companies in the offshore energy, subsea and marine industries will be showcased at a major exhibition. The 19-hectare site in Wallsend, which has over 17 hectares of development land, a working quay and a wet berth, is aimed at offshore energy sector businesses looking to […]

SMD EXPANDS SERVICING OPERATIONS AT THE PORT OF TYNE (1)
SMD EXPANDS SERVICING OPERATIONS AT THE PORT OF TYNE
SMD EXPANDS SERVICING OPERATIONS AT THE PORT OF TYNE

Soil Machine Dynamics (SMD) is relocating its servicing operations to the Port of Tyne’s Tyne Dock estate in South Shields. The Tyneside based manufacturing company is already a global leader in building remotely operated vehicles (ROVs), deployed underwater in the global oil and gas, telecommunications and renewables industries. SMD’s head office and heavy production facility […]

How the North East is playing its role in offshore energy
How the North East is playing its role in offshore energy

The Energy sector is one of great importance for North East England, with three rivers and three strategic Ports (Ports of Tyne, Blyth and Sunderland), an abundance of existing energy businesses, key assets and development land the region is going from strength to strength in this sector. Invest North East England is the inward investment agency for the […]