THMA Chairman’s Letter – December 2018

Dear Members, Colleagues and Partners Another year flies by and indeed so much so that January will see me reach a personal milestone of 10 years working with THMA! I’m lucky enough to have been involved with the organisation during a hugely transformative period for the Humber region that has sparked unprecedented collaboration between...

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Andrew Jackson Solicitors strengthened by new arrival

The Shipping and Transport team at Andrew Jackson Solicitors has recently been strengthened by the arrival of solicitor Alex Arnell, who has broad experience of regulatory matters. Alex will provide support to partner Andrew Oliver on marine regulatory matters, including fisheries and pollution prosecutions, as well as health and safety investigations, prosecutions and official inquiries, both ashore and at...

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Sylvia – The birth of a boat!

Many people build a boat in their garden and some make the mistake of not being able to get it out!  This is not the case for Phil Glover of the Humber LEP as this boat has its birth at the bottom of the garden. So why. Phil takes up the story. ” I...

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Celebrating apprenticeship success at awards ceremony

Hull Training and Adult Education has recognised the achievements of apprentices, learners and businesses at their annual awards ceremony which took place at The Guildhall, Hull on Friday 9 November. A distinguished panel of judges, including local employers, past apprenticeship award winners and partners, had a very difficult task filtering nominations before making their...

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MYTON LAW TRANSPORT STRENGTH RECOGNISED IN LEGAL 500

Photo caption: Myton Law recognised for Transport in Legal 500 – l to r John Habergham, Chris Thornes and Scott Yates Hull-based specialist shipping, rail and logistics law firm Myton Law has been singled out as one of the top firms in Yorkshire and Humber for ‘Transport’ advice by Legal 500, which published its...

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IMES International and JW O’Prays and Sons join forces through collaboration

Another step forward in support of their customers – IMES International and JW O’Prays and Sons have joined forces through a collaboration agreement to provide reciprocal support for new and ongoing contracts in Yorkshire and the surrounding area. With the geographical placement of JW O’Prays and Sons facility, IMES International are able to better...

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London Array Limited selects James Fisher to provide the complete maintenance solution on its 630 MW offshore wind farm

Copyright London Array JFMS to provide subsea services on London Array, including inspection of substation and all 175 wind turbine generators (WTGs) Sister company EDS HV Group to provide support services for London Array’s High Voltage (HV) network, including the offshore transmission owner (OFTO) assets Further opportunity to add value to London Array through...

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LIFTING SPECIALIST SECURES MORE WORK AT WIND TURBINE FACILITY

An East Yorkshire lifting equipment specialist has expanded the scope of its contract with Siemens Gamesa following work at its wind turbine pre-assembly site in Hull. Towne Lifting & Testing was brought in to ensure all equipment met stringent safety standards and was suitable for lifting operations at the Alexandra Dock facility. Exports from...

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Round Four offshore wind sites favour locations off the Humber

By Grimsby Telegraph | Posted:  26 Nov 2018 The Humber remains in pole position to serve up the nation’s future offshore wind ambition, after The Crown Estate revealed its proposed locations for the issuing of new seabed rights. Southern North Sea, East Anglia and Dogger Bank are three of five regions be immediately included, with further consideration being...

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Ørsted backs Team Humber as membership milestone is marked

We have reached our 250 members milestone with the addition of Ørsted, the global leader in offshore wind. Our CEO Mark O’Reilly says they have joined us at a time of intense interest in the Humber region from other areas of the world that are embarking on their offshore wind journey. “People are seeking...

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