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Leaders continue to focus on future economic growth for Suffolk

Suffolk Leaders came together today to focus on transforming the economy of the county in partnership with the New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership. Leaders from across Suffolk came together...

Leaders continue to focus on future economic growth for Suffolk

Equalizer Wins EEEGR’s Low Carbon Award

Unique British designed and manufactured smart tools for use in pipeline maintenance stole the show at the EEEGR Energy Innovation Awards at Norwich City Football Club’s Top of the...

Equalizer Wins EEEGR’s Low Carbon Award

Dalby Swale Goes to Work

Dalby Swale has helft Alicat Workboats in Great Yarmouth and is now heading for Lowestoft, where she will begin her first job on the Greater Gabbard Wind Farm. Dalby Swale, the new 23m vessel built...

Dalby Swale Goes to Work

Gamesa, AREVA Strive to Create Global Leader in Offshore Wind

Gamesa and AREVA signed binding agreements for the creation of a joint venture in the promising offshore wind energy industry, culminating the exclusive talks initiated last January. The closing of...

Gamesa, AREVA Strive to Create Global Leader in Offshore Wind

Sif Scores Dudgeon Foundation Contract

The Dudgeon Wind Farm Limited has awarded the contract for the Monopile Foundation Fabrication for its Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm to Sif Group B.V. The contract covers the procurement, fabrication...

Sif Scores Dudgeon Foundation Contract

VSMC Lands Dudgeon Cable Deal

VSMC has been awarded a EUR 110 million contract by Dudgeon Offshore Wind Limited, owned by Norwegian companies Statoil and Statkraft, for the export and inter-array cabling for the Dudgeon Offshore...

VSMC Lands Dudgeon Cable Deal

Statoil, Statkraft Commence Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm Construction

Statoil and Statkraft have decided to start building the Dudgeon offshore wind farm off the coast of Norfolk, UK. The project aims for full production in late 2017. When completed, Dudgeon will...

Statoil, Statkraft Commence Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm Construction

‘Dalby Swale’ Prepares for Greater Gabbard Wind Farm

‘Dalby Swale’, the new wind farm support vessel, is preparing for its first assignment on the Greater Gabbard wind farm. In final acceptance trials yesterday the vessel achieved 34...

‘Dalby Swale’ Prepares for Greater Gabbard Wind Farm

Hydrosphere Provides O&M Services to FLiDAR

Hydrosphere is working with FLiDAR NV offering operations and maintenance services for the FLiDAR wind measurement buoys that are deployed within UK waters.  FLiDAR NV has developed the...

Hydrosphere Provides O&M Services to FLiDAR

SSE, MHI Sponsor Green Energy Debate

Inverness pupils talked their way to the top prize at the Big Green Challenge debating competition.   Charleston Academy triumphed for the second year running, competing against 19 schools...

SSE, MHI Sponsor Green Energy Debate

Lloyd’s Register Funds Postgraduates in Structural Integrity

The Lloyd’s Register Foundation has signed a heads of agreement with TWI to provide £15 million research funding to establish the new National Structural Integrity Research Centre (NSIRC)...

Lloyd’s Register Funds Postgraduates in Structural Integrity

Dalby Offshore in Centrica’s Team

Dalby Offshore is yet again working with Centrica as part of the new initiative ‘One Team’ Programme which brings together 16 contract partner companies all working together to...

Dalby Offshore in Centrica’s Team

RenewableUK: DECC’s Statistics Prove the Case for Wind Power

RenewableUK says new statistics published today by the Department of Energy and Climate Change prove the case for wind power. The figures show that 19.4% of all the UK’s electricity mix in the...

RenewableUK: DECC’s Statistics Prove the Case for Wind Power

RenewableUK Publishes Manifesto ahead of UK’s 2015 General Election

RenewableUK, the trade body for the wind and marine energy industries, has issued its Manifesto ahead of the 2015 General Election in United Kingdom. The document, which lays out its policy asks...

RenewableUK Publishes Manifesto ahead of UK’s 2015 General Election

The Crown Estate: Investment in Scottish Offshore Renewables Rises

The 2014 Crown Estate Scotland Report, published today, shows a 13.6% increase on net capital investment to £5 million, with a significant proportion of overall investment over the year...

The Crown Estate: Investment in Scottish Offshore Renewables Rises

Iberdrola to Invest in UK’s Energy Security

Ignacio Galán, chairman of IBERDROLA and ScottishPower, today told the UK Energy and Climate Change Secretary Ed Davey in London that the company’s ambitious investment programme in the...

Iberdrola to Invest in UK’s Energy Security

The Crown Estate Hails GIB’s Investment

The Crown Estate has welcomed today’s announcement by the Green Investment Bank to raise a £1 billion fund to encourage new private investors to invest in offshore wind farms in the...

The Crown Estate Hails GIB’s Investment

Fred. Olsen’s Trio to Transfer Walney O&M Crew

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier A/S has entered into an agreement with Walney (UK) Offshore Windfarms Limited for the operations and maintenance on Walney offshore wind farm. The three year contract, signed...

Fred. Olsen’s Trio to Transfer Walney O&M Crew

Kitty Petra Heads Out to First Charter after Seawork

Tidal Transit’s newest personnel transfer vessel (PTV), Kitty Petra, began the first of her planned charter contracts after making her debut at Seawork International earlier this...

Kitty Petra Heads Out to First Charter after Seawork

Bond Dickinson’s Lawyers Secure Consent for East Anglia OWF

Bond Dickinson LLP Planning & Infrastructure lawyers have advised East Anglia offshore wind farm, a ScottishPower Renewables and Vattenfall joint-venture, on the full consenting matrix for the...

Bond Dickinson’s Lawyers Secure Consent for East Anglia OWF

Tendring Council Working to Realise Economic Strategy

Work is taking place to investigate key regeneration projects in Tendring in a bid to be prepared to make the most of the funding opportunities available to boost economic growth across the...

Tendring Council Working to Realise Economic Strategy

Two Dalby’s Vessels Head Out to Greater Gabbard OWF

Dalby Offshore Wind Farm Support Vessels ‘Dalby Wharfe’ and ‘Dalby Humber’ are to carry out maintenance work for Siemens on the Greater Gabbard Offshore Wind...

Two Dalby’s Vessels Head Out to Greater Gabbard OWF

Dalby Takes Delivery of 23m WFSV at Seawork

The ‘Dalby Swale’ was visited by 1000′s of visitors over the 3 days and was open for viewing, with tours been taken by Dalby Offshore Skipper Colin Palmer and Deck Hand Paul...

Dalby Takes Delivery of 23m WFSV at Seawork

East Anglia One Gets Thumbs Up

The East Anglia One offshore wind farm that is expected to support almost 2,900 jobs and bring over £520 million of investment into the UK’s economy has today been given consent from the...

East Anglia One Gets Thumbs Up

James Fisher, ExtremeOcean Innovation Ink Deal for Pioneering WFSV Concept

James Fisher Marine Services Ltd, part of James Fisher and Sons plc – the UK’s leading marine services provider, today announces the signing of an exclusive market entry agreement...

James Fisher, ExtremeOcean Innovation Ink Deal for Pioneering WFSV Concept

East Anglia Announcement Boosts UK’s OW Sector, Says RUK

RenewableUK says today’s announcement that East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm has gained planning consent from the Department of Energy and Climate Change is a boost for the UK’s offshore...

East Anglia Announcement Boosts UK’s OW Sector, Says RUK

Wind Beneath Their Wings...

In celebration of wind week (9th June to 15th June) and Global Wind Day (June 15th) OrbisEnergy set their tenants a challenge, build a paper airplane. The rules were simple; you could use one A3 or...

Wind Beneath Their Wings...

East Anglia ONE given the green light.

East Anglia ONE wind farm has been given consent by government. The project, once complete will have up to 325 turbines making it the largest offshore wind farm in the world, it will drive...

East Anglia ONE given the green light.

Global Tech I: BOLD TERN Installs Rotors, INNOVATION to Replace VIDAR Soon

The installation vessel BOLD TERN from Fred. Olsen Windcarrier is now also installing rotor stars at the Global Tech I offshore wind farm. In accordance with planning, the project company Global Tech...

Global Tech I: BOLD TERN Installs Rotors, INNOVATION to Replace VIDAR Soon

Galloper awards onshore contract

RWE and SSE’s 340MW Galloper offshore wind farm has signed a £1m contract with civil engineering company Breheny to carry out onshore works. The contract includes preparatory ground...

Galloper awards onshore contract

Crown expects 10GW by 2020

Crown expects 10GW by 2020 The UK offshore wind sector is maturing and on course to double its capacity to 10GW by 2020, according to The Crown Estate. The Offshore Wind Operational Report 2014...

Crown expects 10GW by 2020

North Sea giants host bucket trials

North Sea giants host bucket trials   Statoil, Statkraft, Dong Energy and Eon are teaming up with the Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator for installation trials of Universal...

North Sea giants host bucket trials

UK offshore 'to treble by end-2020'

UK offshore wind capacity is on course to more than treble by the end of 2020 and reach between 13GW and 14GW, according to RenewableUK figures. The trade body mapped the likely development path...

UK offshore 'to treble by end-2020'

CWind in ex-Royal Marines boat-share deal

Leading offshore wind solutions provider, and OrbisEnergy tenant CWind’s successful boat share scheme has to date attracted investment from different groups within the maritime community,...

CWind in ex-Royal Marines boat-share deal

Nine Companies Compete for EEEGR Energy Innovation Award

Nine finalists will line up to compete for the East of England’s top awards for new ideas in the energy industry. Companies from across all aspects of the energy world are challenging for the...

Nine Companies Compete for EEEGR Energy Innovation Award

East of England Business Ready to Fight for Share of Wind Energy Market

While the East of England energy industry is poised for a massive portion of the £50bn capital investment over the coming decades, there are signs that the region’s businesses are already...

East of England Business Ready to Fight for Share of Wind Energy Market

Tidal Transit’s New PTV on Its Way to Seawork

Kitty Petra, Tidal Transit’s fourth Personnel Transport Vessel (PTV), set sail yesterday from Alicante to make her debut in Southampton on Berth V34 at Seawork International 2014. She will...

Tidal Transit’s New PTV on Its Way to Seawork

Two New Dalby’s Vessels Complete Sea Trials

OrbisEnergy tenant Dalby Offshores' latest jet vessels the 23m ‘Dalby Swale’ and the 21m ‘Dalby Wharfe have a very successful sea trial offshore at Great Yarmouth both with a top...

Two New Dalby’s Vessels Complete Sea Trials

Great Yarmouth Inks O&M Base Deal for Dudgeon Offshore Wind

Dudgeon Offshore Wind Ltd and Great Yarmouth Port Company Ltd have signed an Agreement for Lease giving Dudgeon the right to 1,7 acres of land on South Denes Road, a warehouse on the demise and...

Great Yarmouth Inks O&M Base Deal for Dudgeon Offshore Wind

Lamprell Delivers Hydra to Seajacks

Lamprell, a provider of diversified engineering and contracting services to the onshore and offshore energy industry, has completed the construction and delivery of the “Hydra” to its...

Lamprell Delivers Hydra to Seajacks

Contract extension boost for Great Yarmouth offshore firm 3sun Group

The specialist provider of products and services to the global energy industry has been working with Siemens since 2009 on projects worth a total of £15m in the UK. The two-year contract...

Contract extension boost for Great Yarmouth offshore firm 3sun Group

Red7Marine Carrying Out Repair and Maintenance Work at London Array

The work is being done at a number of turbines and inter array cable locations. Red7Marine Offshore Ltd is undertaking diving and construction work within the London Array site. Operations will be...

Red7Marine Carrying Out Repair and Maintenance Work at London Array

ORE Catapult Selling Blyth Assets

Following The Crown Estate’s announcement of a competition for the offshore land rights of the Blyth Offshore Demonstrator project, the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult will in parallel...

ORE Catapult Selling Blyth Assets

CTruk Names New Chairman

Composite high-speed craft designer and builder CTruk has appointed shipbuilding industry veteran Peter McIntosh OBE to succeed Andy White as chairman. The former executive director of VT Group PLC...

CTruk Names New Chairman

Triple time at East Anglia

Vattenfall and ScottishPower Renewables are holding meet the public events next month to spread the message about their proposed 1.2GW East Anglia 3 offshore wind farm. The public information days...

Triple time at East Anglia

‘Dalby Swale’ Hits the Water for the First Time

Dalby Swale, Dalby Offshore Services’ new 23m wind farm support vessel (WFSV) has entered the water for the first time at Alicat Workboats in Great Yarmouth.  The...

‘Dalby Swale’ Hits the Water for the First Time

CLS Offshore Helps Its Project Manager Raise Money for Two Charities

A Project Manager at CLS Offshore, in Great Yarmouth, is hoping to raise £10,000 for two charities by completing the Three Peaks Challenge as part of a team of ten. Tony Daines will be...

CLS Offshore Helps Its Project Manager Raise Money for Two Charities

OAASIS Group celebrates achieving ISO 9001, 14001 and BS OHSAS 18001

Terry Simmons, Director, is delighted to announce that OAASIS Group has been successful in obtaining ISO 9001, 14001 and BS OHSAS 18001 accreditations. Achieving these standards reinforces OAASIS...

OAASIS Group celebrates achieving ISO 9001, 14001 and BS OHSAS 18001

Wind energy fuels Yarmouth firm’s jobs success story

The burgeoning wind energy industry is fuelling the remarkable growth of a Great Yarmouth company which has taken on more than 20 apprentices in the last year alone. Entrepreneurs David Fletcher and...

Wind energy fuels Yarmouth firm’s jobs success story

Sir Ian Wood's vision of future at EEEGR2014

The man behind one of the most significant and influential reports on extending the future of the North Sea oil and gas industry will be a keynote speaker at the EEEGR2014 Conference in Norwich in...

Sir Ian Wood's vision of future at EEEGR2014

RWE Disappointed with Lincolnshire Council’s Move

Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm developer, RWE, voiced its disappointment at the Lincolnshire County Council’s letter to the UK Department of Energy and Climate Change...

RWE Disappointed with Lincolnshire Council’s Move

Siemens Asks for More Info from Alstom

German conglomerate Siemens has requested more information from Alstom as part of due diligence prior to making an offer for the company. Yesterday, French Economy Minister Arnaud Montebourg said to...

Siemens Asks for More Info from Alstom

East Anglia’s Energy Sector Creates Jobs

At the same time as the Government has announced that over 30 million people are now employed in the UK, Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Limited, one of East Anglia’s leading recruitment consultants,...

East Anglia’s Energy Sector Creates Jobs

Strainstall’s VMMS Aids Carbon Trust OWA Programme

Strainstall’s Vessel Motion Monitoring System (VMMS) has been successfully installed on a vessel running trials for the Carbon Trust Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) programme, a joint industry...

Strainstall’s VMMS Aids Carbon Trust OWA Programme

Lowestoft windfarm boat firm invests £4.2m in new vessels

An offshore windfarm support firm which is in the process of moving its crew transfer services base from East Yorkshire to Lowestoft has invested £4.2m in two new vessels. The first to...

Lowestoft windfarm boat firm invests £4.2m in new vessels

Up to GBP 3 Mln to Become Available for UK Offshore Wind O&M Innovation

Later this month GROW:OffshoreWind and the Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) will launch a new funding call, which will work to support English companies focussed on accelerating innovation in...

Up to GBP 3 Mln to Become Available for UK Offshore Wind O&M Innovation

Statkraft Brings in New Recruits for SSOWF O&M

Located off the coast of North Norfolk in the UK, the 317MW Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm (SSOWF) provides enough energy to power almost 220,000 British homes.  It is jointly owned by...

Statkraft Brings in New Recruits for SSOWF O&M

Offshore Renewables Play Significant Role in All-Energy 2014

Offshore wind, wave and tidal all play key roles in next week’s All-Energy 2014 (Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre – AECC, 21-22 May). Nearly 11 hours of conference time at the...

Offshore Renewables Play Significant Role in All-Energy 2014

CTruk Joins the Fight against Motor Neurone Disease

CTruk recently cemented its support of the Motor Neurone Disease (MND) Association with a donation of £20,000 following the delivery of its second CWhisper SWATH workboat. The late naval...

CTruk Joins the Fight against Motor Neurone Disease

Major step forward in East Anglian energy skills centre project as doors to interim site set to open in July

Industry bosses and politicians have hailed a major step forward in getting local people into energy industry jobs with the doors on a temporary training centre set to open in July. Minerva House in...

Major step forward in East Anglian energy skills centre project as doors to interim site set to open in July

Vince Cable fires warning shot over UK energy supply chainq

Business secretary Vince Cable fired a warning shot to energy giants for not using enough homegrown suppliers, telling Norfolk and Suffolk energy bosses he had hauled an offshore wind operator in...

Vince Cable fires warning shot over UK energy supply chainq

Seal of approval for emergency procedure

A trapped seal put Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s emergency procedure to the test on a windfarm construction project in the German North Sea. It was a story with a happy ending both for the seal...

Seal of approval for emergency procedure

UK Government Promises Support for East of England’s Energy Industry

A 200-strong delegation from EEEGR (the East of England Energy Group) was promised Government support and recognition for the region’s energy industry, at a House of Commons reception held...

UK Government Promises Support for East of England’s Energy Industry

UK’s Business Secretary Condemns Big OW Player for Not Using More UK Content

Vince Cable, the UK Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, has warned big energy companies to use more UK content, after he found out that one of the giant offshore wind operators...

UK’s Business Secretary Condemns Big OW Player for Not Using More UK Content

CTruk to Name Its Latest 20T MPC

CTruk will hold a naming ceremony for its latest CTruk 20T multi purpose catamaran (MPC), Master P, next Wednesday, 21st of May at 16:00 o’clock in Brightlingsea. This is the second of two...

CTruk to Name Its Latest 20T MPC

3sun Gets Two-Year Extension on Siemens’ UK Offshore Wind Sites

3sun Group has secured a contract extension with Siemens to provide offshore wind turbine installation services in the UK until 2016. 3sun Group has been working with Siemens since 2009, on work...

3sun Gets Two-Year Extension on Siemens’ UK Offshore Wind Sites

James Fisher, Mammoet Partner Up to Strengthen Their Businesses

James Fisher Marine Services Ltd (JFMS), part of James Fisher and Sons plc – the UK’s marine services provider, has announced the signing of a cooperation agreement with Mammoet Salvage...

James Fisher, Mammoet Partner Up to Strengthen Their Businesses

Dong Energy Browsing Locations for Race Bank Construction Base

At a recent official launch of the Race Bank offshore wind farm project in Sutton Bridge, Dong Energy confirmed that it is looking for a suitable location for the project’s base, which could...

Dong Energy Browsing Locations for Race Bank Construction Base

La Caisse Invests in London Array

One of Canada’s leading financial institutions has joined the international partnership behind London Array. La Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (La Caisse) has taken...

La Caisse Invests in London Array

Dong Energy to Organize Two ‘Meet the Buyer’ Events for Burbo Bank Extension

Dong Energy’s team will host two “Meet the Buyer” exhibitions about the supply chain opportunities for Burbo Bank Extension Offshore Wind Farm. The events will provide an...

Dong Energy to Organize Two ‘Meet the Buyer’ Events for Burbo Bank Extension

Tidal Transit received £48K grant from SCORE programme

  North-Norfolk based, Tidal Transit, offshore transport and transit service providers to the North Sea wind energy industry, received a £48,000 grant from Supply Chain innovation for...

Tidal Transit received £48K grant from SCORE programme

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind Could Build Factory in Hull?

Hull could become a hub for offshore wind manufacturing facilities, judging on the claims that the newly formed company between Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) and Vestas could build its wind...

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind Could Build Factory in Hull?

Assisted Area Status to Help New Anglia LEP’s Energy Sector Plans

New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has welcomed confirmation that Great Yarmouth, Lowestoft and parts of Ipswich have been included in the Government’s final Assisted Area Status...

Assisted Area Status to Help New Anglia LEP’s Energy Sector Plans

Renewables Aid Marine Wildlife

A new study has looked into the effect of offshore marine renewable energy devices on marine organisms. These devices provide novel habitat to marine organisms, allowing species to spread to new...

Renewables Aid Marine Wildlife

Nautilus goes for growth

Energy industry consultancy Nautilus Associates is on the search for new talent as it grows its team based in East Anglia and is recruiting two new junior consultancy roles. Nautilus is a...

Nautilus goes for growth

PWE Recruitment Group secures £10,000 funding

Having successfully secured £10,000 funding through the recently launched Supply Chain innovation for Offshore Renewable Energy (SCORE) grant, Beccles-based specialist energy recruitment...

PWE Recruitment Group secures £10,000 funding

Innovative Scour Prevention Systems benefits from SCORE grant

Grant programme, Supply Chain innovation for Offshore Renewable Energy (SCORE), announces the first SMEs to receive funding to drive forward their innovative products and processes which benefit the...

Innovative Scour Prevention Systems benefits from SCORE grant

Dudgeon deal delights East of England

News that the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has awarded an investment contract for the planned Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm off Norfolk was warmly welcomed in the East of England...

Dudgeon deal delights East of England

UK Back in Offshore Wind Driving Seat, Says KPMG

Commenting on the UK government’s announcement that it has approved five offshore wind farm projects, Adrian Scholtz, head of renewables at KPMG said: “The government’s...

UK Back in Offshore Wind Driving Seat, Says KPMG

UKERC, ETI: Marine Energy Sector Should Aim to Halve Costs

A new roadmap developed by the UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC) and the Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) has identified the research and development areas that need to be addressed to make marine...

UKERC, ETI: Marine Energy Sector Should Aim to Halve Costs