1.4 GW Sofia Wind Farm Seeks Offshore Contractors

August 25, 2021, by Adnan Durakovic – Offshore Windbiz The 1.4 GW Sofia offshore wind farm in the UK is seeking Expressions of Interest (EOI) from potential suppliers to provide a range of goods and services related to the project’s offshore construction works. The list of requirements includes aids to navigation; satellite communication system; marine...

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Wind of change for the Humber region

Wind of change for the Humber region

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Siemens Gamesa to Double Hull Blade Factory

August 9, 2021, by Adnan Durakovic of  Offshorewind Biz Siemens Gamesa will expand its offshore blade factory in Hull, England by 41,600 square metres, more than doubling the size of the manufacturing facilities. Source: Siemens Gamesa The expansion represents an investment of GBP 186 million and is planned to be completed in 2023. A...

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Equinor and SSE announce Humber hydrogen storage proposal for £290m joint venture site

Aldbrough Gas Storage Facility could be switched to low carbon fuel as duo forge first end-to-end plans in race to Net Zero By David Laister Business Editor (Humber)  15 JUL 2021   Energy majors and Humber hydrogen partners SSE Thermal and Equinor are developing plans for one of the world’s largest storage sites for the fuel of...

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Our plans to merge with Grimsby Renewables Partnership

Team Humber Marine Alliance and Grimsby Renewables Partnership have decided to move forward with plans to merge to create one of the UK’s leading renewables and maritime business development organisations. With a combined membership of almost 300 Humber businesses involved in offshore wind, marine engineering and related sectors, the move will create a powerful...

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750 manufacturing jobs to be created on the Humber as £117m offshore wind investment confirmed

  The SeAH Wind Ltd site as part of a fully developed vision for Able Marine Energy Park on the South Humber Bank. (Image: Able UK / SeAH Ltd) By David Laister Business Editor (Humber) Up to 750 new jobs have been outlined at Able Marine Energy Park as funding was secured by monopile manufacturer SeAH...

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Proposal for Immingham to lead the world as a green-fuelled port unveiled by stellar industry consortium

Green hydrogen production planned as Uniper, Siemens Energy, ABP and Toyota Tsusho unite on South Humber Bank By David LaisterBusiness Editor (Humber) Plans for Immingham to emerge as a leading green port, powered by hydrogen generated from renewable energy, have been revealed. A joint bid by key partners is being made to the Clean...

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THMA Chairman’s Letter – May 2021

Welcome the latest THMA news letter. Since the last edition we have had a successful OWC conference. Some of the technology did not go quite as planned in terms of the networking but the content was of high quality and wide ranging. My thanks to all of our team at THMA for organising and...

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ANDREW JACKSON FACILITATES MULTI-MILLION POUND SHIPPING TRANSACTIONS

Maritime businesses expand fleet capacity despite Brexit and COVID challenges Regional law firm Andrew Jackson Solicitors LLP announces that its shipping and transport team has recently advised on a range of transactions with an aggregate value in excess of £20 million, as UK maritime businesses invest in their existing fleet capacity despite the challenges...

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AFS Consultants to work with Marico Marine as they release new VTS Simulator solution to market

Marico Marine has been working with AFS Consultants to develop a remote VTS Simulator to fulfil the growing requirement for remote VTS training. Marico is now pleased to announce its release. Marico’s team of VTS systems engineers and ex-VTS managers have used industry experience to deliver an innovative and fully realistic VTS Simulator to...

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