Marine business ‘could grow by 8bn’

http://bit.ly/rbdtaP EXPANDING the UK offshore renewable industry is one of the key goals of a new marine industry growth strategy that aims to increase the sector by £8bn.

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Commerce and Industry Magazine

http://bit.ly/eTRroS Please see pages 15-17

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Humber region wins Enterprise Zone status

http://bit.ly/orVaeYThe UK’s Humber region was awarded ‘enterprise zone’ status on Wednesday, creating significant financial incentives for new renewable energy businesses. The government decision was based on a bid submitted by the Humber Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), which focused on attracting large top tier manufacturing companies in the renewable energy sector, with a view to...

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Humber could host national research centre for green energy

Link to Hull Daily Mail article.  http://bit.ly/ruMWZl

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Wind farms: How to put a turbine together

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-14408731

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Humber EZ ‘will have regional benefits’

http://www.thebusinessdesk.com/yorkshire/news/208798-humber-ez-will-have-regional-benefits.html

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DFDS Seaways adds extra power to Team Humber Marine Alliance

Team Humber Marine Alliance has been further strengthened with DFDS Seaways, of Immingham, agreeing to support the estuary-wide network. DFDS runs one of Northern Europe’s largest freight operations and is among the Humber region’s biggest employers, with around 500 jobs on its 185-acre site.

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Grimsby Fishdock agrees O&M wind farm deal with Centrica

Team Humber member Grimsby Fishdock Enterprises has agreed a 25-year lease with Centrica to enable the energy group to build an operation and maintenance base to serve its wind farms in the Greater Wash. When the facility is completed by the end of this year it is will have capacity for more than 100...

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Port director is hailed green champion

Associated British Ports’ port director, Hull and Goole, Matt Jukes has been honoured as ‘The Yorkshire Post Green Champion for 2011’ at the Yorkshire Post Environment awards. The annual awards ceremony aims to recognise and celebrate the best of the important environmental work being undertaken across the region.

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