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Global Offshore Develops New Port of Blyth Cable Storage Facility
Global Offshore Develops New Port of Blyth Cable Storage Facility

Major Port client Global Offshore, a leading provider of cable installation, repair and trenching services to the offshore renewables, utilities and oil & gas markets, and part of the Global Marine Group, is to offer a permanent cable storage facility in Blyth. Strategically located at the Port’s Battleship Wharf terminal, the 2,000-tonne capacity power cable carousel offers Global […]

ORE Catapult Blyth testing facilities
GE Renewable Energy strengthens offshore wind partnership with ORE Catapult
GE Renewable Energy strengthens offshore wind partnership with ORE Catapult

GE Renewable Energy and the UK’s Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult have today announced a £9 ($11) million four-year research partnership aimed at minimising the time people have to spend offshore, which will enhance both safety and operating costs for offshore wind farms. The “Stay Ashore!” programme is built on three pillars: Reliability by design, […]

IHC
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 […]

Smulders Yard
Why the UK is poised to lead the future of offshore energy
Why the UK is poised to lead the future of offshore energy

Whilst many of us associate trips to the seaside with ice cream and sandcastles, for me, the sight of open ocean and stretching coastlines means one thing – offshore energy. Here in the UK, offshore energy is one of our fastest growing sectors. As a country we are still heavily reliant on fossil fuels but […]