SMC Establish Taiwanese branch

Following a series of successful missions to Taiwan and building on the recent receipt of the Queen’s Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2018, SMC have established a branch in Taipei, further strengthening their commitment to the region. In addition to signing several MOUs with local partners throughout 2017/18, SMC have continued to grow their...

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ENGIE Fabricom unveils ambitious plans to grow the multi-million pound business

One of the UK’s leading engineering and construction companies – ENGIE Fabricom – has introduced a new organisational structure that will drive the business to reach its ambitious target of achieving a turnover of £150m by 2022. Operating from five sites across the UK – including Grimsby, Immingham, Lowestoft, Stokesley and Middlesbrough – the...

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Humber’s Offshore Wind Supply chain group welcome game changing sector deal!

CEO of Team Humber Marine Alliance Mark O’Reilly. “This sector deal is brilliant news for the Humber. It will unlock enormous investment in the supply chain and will be a huge boon to the region’s well-established offshore wind supply chain organisations which includes some of the most innovative skills and training providers in the...

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Offshore wind conference launched amidst industry excitement over game changing sector deal

Offshore wind conference launched amidst industry excitement over game changing sector deal

Offshore Wind Connections 2019 has been launched as the growth potential for UK businesses is boosted with an historic sector deal. Energy giant innogy, which is the conference’s diamond sponsor, says the long-awaited Offshore Wind Sector Deal, which was announced by the government on March 7, is a game changer for UK content. Taking...

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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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