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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 […]

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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 – […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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Texo Group is the latest Offshore Energy client to open a new Port of Blyth facility
Texo Group is the latest Offshore Energy client to open a new Port of Blyth facility

Port of Blyth has welcomed the latest client to join its offshore energy hub following the official opening of a brand new £0.7m facility at its South Harbour terminal for Texo Group. Known as one of the UK’s leading offshore energy support bases, the Port has developed an impressive cluster of complementary businesses servicing the […]

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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Port of Blyth Completes Long Term Agreement with Royal IHC
Port of Blyth Completes Long Term Agreement with Royal IHC

The Port of Blyth has reached an agreement with major tenant Royal IHC that will see the offshore engineering firm commit their long term future to the port’s offshore energy support base. Having completed this landmark deal, Royal IHC are now planning for a period of expansion with various new contracts secured and the creation […]

Expansion helps Port of Sunderland break in to new markets
Expansion helps Port of Sunderland break in to new markets
Expansion helps Port of Sunderland break in to new markets

Port of Sunderland has secured a series of contracts with companies in the offshore renewables market following a period of rapid expansion. The municipally-owned port has recently finished a huge resurfacing project covering almost two acres at Endurance Park, formerly the Fina Yard. Endurance Park was acquired back in 2013 and the area has since […]