400 jobs hope as offshore wind farm manufacturer signs up for Humber Bank site

By  David LaisterBusiness Editor (Humber) Able Marine Energy Park selected by South Korean monopile producer A new visualisation of how a completed Able Marine Energy Park could look. (Image: Able UK) Hundreds of jobs could be created on the South Humber Bank after an international manufacturer in the offshore wind supply chain selected Able Marine Energy...

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Humber LEP Secures additional funding for Covid-19 Recovery

Posted on August 18, 2020 Category: News Tags: #GrowMySME, ERDF, Humber Business Growth Hub  The Humber LEP’s Business Growth Hub has been allocated almost £850,000 of new funding to help support the economic recovery of businesses in the Humber. This funding forms part of the Humber LEP’s updated Coronavirus delivery plan – which sets out how the LEP will...

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How Hull and Humber will power green energy revolution – Kwasi Kwarteng

How Hull and Humber will power green energy revolution – Kwasi Kwarteng THE docks and quaysides of Yorkshire’s east coast have adapted to many changes over the years from the Humber’s historic fish trade to its industrial-era boom, and as a hub of post-war scientific excellence, the East Riding has never shied from putting...

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REVIEW TO SUPPORT HUGE SCALE UP OF OFFSHORE WIND POWER

Government plans to scale up offshore wind power from 10GW to 40GW by 2030 – helping power an extra 14 million homes with green energy New review to focus on improving the cabling and transmission infrastructure to reduce the costs and impacts of connecting new wind farms to the onshore electricity grid Move comes...

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NOWRDC Announces Availability Of $9 Million To Advance Offshore Wind Innovation

NOWRDC Announces Availability Of $9 Million To Advance Offshore Wind Innovation August 4, 2020 MEDIA RELEASE __________ The National Offshore Wind Research and Development Consortium (“the Consortium”) today announced the availability of $9 million through its Innovation in Offshore Wind Solicitation 1.0 for offshore wind technology research and development projects. Today’s announcement advances the Consortium’s...

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Offshore Wind Growth Partnership (OWGP) – Webinar registration has now opened

OWGP Webinar registration has now opened.  More detail can be found in the link below. Date: Tuesday 4th August 2020 Time: 2:00pm to 3:00pm   Registration Page: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/owgp-funding-calls-briefing-tickets-114642579040 LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/owgp/?viewAsMember=true Twitter: https://twitter.com/OWGPUK/status/1286702535861055488    

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Offshore Wind Growth Partnership (OWGP) – Funding Opportunities – to encourage more business into the offshore wind supply chain

  2020 Funding Competitions The Offshore Wind Growth Partnership (OWGP) has issued its next two calls, offering up to £600,000 funding for projects that aim to encourage more businesses into the offshore wind supply chain by helping to overcome barriers to diversification, and for UK companies already working in the offshore wind sector to...

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Ailes Marines have awarded SMC (Specialist Marine Consultants) a contract to provide Vessel Inspection services to support construction of the St-Brieuc offshore windfarm in France.

Ailes Marines have awarded SMC (Specialist Marine Consultants) a contract to provide Vessel Inspection services to support construction of the St-Brieuc offshore windfarm in France. SMC will be providing local up to 3 French AVIs (Accredited Vessel Inspectors) to the project, improving local experience and aligning to both SMC and Ailes Marines commitments to...

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New UK Fishing Vessel Certifying Authority appointed by MCA

  The Maritime Coastguard Agency (MCA) has appointed a new Fishing Vessel Certifying Authority for commercially registered fishing vessels in the UK. The Society of Consulting Marine Engineers and Ship Surveyors (SCMS) – which is presided over by Mr Allan Larsen, the Managing Director and Principal Surveyor at Larsen’s Marine Surveyors and Consultants Ltd,...

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Travelling for Business as restrictions start to ease

As travel and lockdown restrictions begin to ease in many parts of the world, many companies are starting look at when, and how, they can start to travel for business again. Travel will be one of the key elements in re-starting economies all over the world as companies seek new sales and export opportunities,...

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