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The specialist contractor has recently invested 100000 in new equipment machinery vehicles and business development. Ian Wilkinson managing director said that since buying Precision Drilling in 2013 his company had spent invested more than 250000 in overhauling operations including capital expenditure training and marketing. In the last six months spending has included 82000 on four new vans. With the support of Green Port Growth 25000 has been injected in the form of new equipment including a new ring saw pre- cut saw power pack wet vacs generators and drill motors. This stage of our expansion and growth has been very successful in bringing in new contracts in the Humber and increasingly further afield added Mr Wilkinson. Precision Drilling has completed dock and portside related work in Grimsby at the Port of Grimsby East and Royal Dock in Hull at Albert Dock King George Dock Queen Elizabeth Dock and the former Ruscadors dry dock. This has been a mixture of flood works new build demolition lock gate repair and replacement The Dorset police came calling at Humber RIBs recently. The West Country force is a big fan of Hull-based Humber RIBs after last year buying a Humber Ocean Pro 750 rigid inflatable pictured. The boat has been back in East Yorkshire for her first full service. They absolutely love what she can do said Alix Richardson of RIBs. Shes built to the Maritime and Coastguard Agency code and although mainly responsible for patrolling jobs and creating a police presence she helps the marine division provide emergency support and response services. The division operates cross 89 miles of coastline out to the 12-mile limit and on inland waters. Humber RIBs also supplies vessels to different sections of Humberside Police among them the counter terrorism unit and its boats are with other forces and fire and rescue services. Police dial 999 for RIBs spares ABP appoints Humber director Simon Bird has swapped the Bristol Channel for the Humber after 15 years in the West Country. Formerly chief executive of ABPs Bristol Port Company he is now director of the businesss Humber operations in Goole Grimsby Hull and Immingham with the challenge of delivering further growth. As the countrys busiest trading gateway the Humber ports are vital to the economy of the region and the UK as a whole and Im looking forward to working with my new colleagues to build on the success of these operations to deliver further growth and ensure our customers receive the highest standard of service said Simon. James Cooper chief executive said that the ABP was in the process of investing 400m plus in state-of-the art facilities and infrastructure. Diving specialist Reach Engineering and Diving Services has opened a new 250000 offshore support base in Grimsby. The 400m sq unit on the towns South Humberside Industrial Estate will also offer its decompression and service facilities to other dive companies. related to increased vessel size requirements for servicing offshore wind farms said Mr Wilkinson. Further investment by Precision Drilling has helped it win a raft of new construction and demolition jobs stemming from increased offshore wind and green energy contracts. Precision investment Continuing to build relationships in the energy sector in Scotland the marine team of Hull firm WWL ALS is relocating its Aberdeen office to NorSeas handling and warehousing complex in the citys Altens district. WWL specialises in handling large and abnormal loads and is currently working on two large onshore wind projects via the Humber Port. Aberdeen move for Hull firm A longer reach