SMC secure Formosa I Marine Coordination

SMC will deliver full scope Marine Coordination services to Taiwan’s flagship offshore wind project; Formosa I Phase 2. The project will comprise 20 6MW Siemens Gamesa WTGs and will become Taiwan’s first commercial offshore windfarm, with an eventual capacity of 128MW.   The contract award follows the recent establishment of an SMC branch in...

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Offshore Wind Supply Base will ‘up the game’ in the business of safety

    News release, May, 2019   Offshore Wind Supply Base will ‘up the game’ in the business of safety   A new era of protection for offshore wind personnel has been ushered in following the launch of a partnership between two innovative safety companies.   Danish companies Comtec Int and HeliPPE have opened...

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THMA Maritime Skills Chairman – Mark Ranson gets an award at Seawork

2019 EUROPEAN COMMERCIAL MARINE AWARDS WINNERS ANNOUNCED at SEAWORK Maritime Professional of the Year Award Winner Mark Ranson – National Workboat Association The European Commercial Marine Awards (ECMAs) winners were announced during a packed ceremony held at the Golden Arrow Marine Restaurant on site at Seawork. The awards evening begun with the announcement of the...

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GEV Named Finalist in Renewables Awards

  The Humber Renewables Awards 2019 has named GEV Wind Power, one of Europe and  North America’s most experienced wind turbine blade maintenance companies, as a finalist in the medium/large business of the year category. The annual awards recognise businesses based in the region that are committed to the development of renewable energy across...

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Ørsted Launches Third Round of East Coast Skills Fund

Ørsted has opened the third round of its East Coast Skills Fund for applications, with GBP 55,000 available for coastal areas of Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and North Norfolk. The grants will be available to organizations that can develop and deliver Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) related training or education courses, a one-off event, or a program...

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Chairman’s Letter – Spring 2019

Dear Member Spring has definitely sprung and some might say that the flourishing Offshore Wind Industry is definitely reaping the fruits of those early efforts and turning into strong green growth! The recently announced Offshore Wind Sector deal is great news for our region and its impact will be the main theme at this...

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All eyes on OWC 2019 as the Humber considers the massive opportunity provided by the Offshore Wind Sector Deal

All eyes on OWC 2019 as the Humber considers the massive opportunity provided by the Offshore Wind Sector Deal

News release, April 2019 All eyes on OWC 2019 as the Humber considers the massive opportunity provided by the Offshore Wind Sector Deal  The stage is set for intense discussions on the government’s Offshore Wind Sector Deal and its potential to create lasting change in the Humber. Offshore Wind Connections (OWC 2019) on May...

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Shipping, Rail and Logistics Law firm makes new appointments

Amy Jackson and Jessica Mackenzie have joined THMA member Myton Law, the Hull-based specialist shipping, rail and logistics law firm. Welcoming the two to Myton Law, director Chris Thornes said, “We are very pleased to have Amy and Jessica on board.  Their appointments support our expanding business practice and, in particular, our commercial and...

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MMS names new vessel the ‘Supreme’

On Friday the 22nd of February MMS held a naming ceremony at their shipyard for the newly acquired windfarm support vessel the ‘MMS Supreme’. Guests were given an insight into our two combined companies – MMS Ship Repair & Dry Dock & MMS Offshore Renewable Services by way of guided tour around the shipyard...

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A ‘Wash’ with Colour

Dr Steve Taylor (right) presents an unusual artwork to Steven Williamson (left), Managing Director of Lynn Shellfish, King’s Lynn – following the successful outcome of a legal case relating to fishing rights in the Wash on the UK’s East Coast. Steve Taylor, whose company Geomatix Ltd specializes in tidal prediction and hydrography said “The...

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