Bosses in Humber’s offshore wind industry react as Government announces £48bn investment

The government released its deal on Thursday morning, with ambitious targets to scale up the offshore wind industry by 2030   Mark O’Reilly, CEO at Team Humber Marine Alliance (left) and Clark MacFarlane of Siemens Gamesa The top voices in the Humber’s offshore wind industry have welcomed the unveiling of the government’s sector deal....

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Climate change: Government deal to boost offshore wind

By Roger Harrabin BBC environment analyst A deal confirmed between the UK government and the wind industry will ensure 30% of electricity comes from offshore wind by 2030. The move will help the UK towards an aim of securing almost all its power from low-carbon sources by 2030. It is the latest in a series...

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SMC to provide statutory inspection and auxiliary services to Orsted

Orsted have awarded SMC with a framework agreement to provide statutory inspection and auxiliary services to their sites across the UK.   The contract will run for an initial 2-year period, with extension options available for a further 2-years, based on performance.   Orsted’s portfolio includes 11 operational offshore windfarms in the United Kingdom,...

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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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