Up to £1.3million of European funding is up for grabs to help North East businesses upskill their workers thanks to AIS Connect.
TELE-FONIKA Kable (“TFKable Group”), a leading global producer of wires and cables, today announces that regulatory approval for its acquisition of JDR Cable Systems (Holdings) Ltd. (“JDR”), a premier supplier of subsea umbilicals and power cables to the offshore energy industry, has been granted.
Osbit Ltd, the offshore engineering and technology company, has completed its first project for Seajacks with the delivery of a bespoke access system for the world’s most advanced offshore wind farm installation and maintenance vessel, Seajacks Scylla.
Leading offshore geoscience and geotechnical engineering consultancy, Cathie Associates, are pleased to announce the opening of operations in the USA with the appointment of a Vice President.
Come and visit us on the 31st August at the official launch of our state of the art training centre (1pm-4:30pm), there’s Tours, free Hog Roast, and the chance to try out Rope Access.
Tekmar Energy (Tekmar), the European based market leading specialists in cable protection systems (CPS) for Offshore Windfarms has recently been awarded a large contract to protect array cables on the 400MW Binhai North H2 Offshore Windfarm project, in the Jiangsu province of China.
Tekmar Energy (Tekmar), global leaders in cable and SURF protection, has recently completed the successful delivery of j-tube seals and bend restrictors for the Oseberg Vestflanken 2 project.
Soil Machine Dynamics is relocating its
servicing operations to Port of Tyne’s Tyne Dock estate in South Shields. The Tyneside based manufacturing company is already a global leader in building remotely operated vehicles (ROVs), deployed underwater in the global oil and gas, telecommunications and renewables industries.
DeepOcean has acquired French company Searov Offshore SAS and has expanded its presence in West Africa.
PD Ports’ new £6M ship to shore crane is now in operation following an official opening ceremony at Teesport as part of the port operator’s strategic growth plans.
A group of female students from schools across the North East have been learning how to create beautiful roses from metal as part of a special event to inspire and encourage more women into engineering.
The Port of Tyne in North East England has appointed Lucy Armstrong as its new Chair.
JDR Cable Systems (Holdings) Ltd. (“JDR”), a leading supplier of subsea umbilicals and power cables to the offshore energy industry, today announces that it is to be acquired by TELE-FONIKA Kable (“TFKable”). The transaction is subject to regulatory approval.
Osbit Ltd, the offshore engineering and technology company, has successfully delivered an innovative hybrid monopile cleaning tool to Van Oord, designed to support the efficient installation of offshore wind turbine foundations.
JDR, a leading supplier of subsea power cables and umbilicals to the global offshore energy industry, has officially opened its European service centre in Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, to deliver greater service value for clients and facilitate continued growth.
DeepOcean has been awarded an EPCI contract for performing remote hyperbaric tie-in of the oil export pipeline on the Johan Sverdrup field in the North Sea.
A new state-of-the-art industrial training centre in Aberdeen has received its first approval from oil and gas training body OPITO to run Banksman Slinger courses.
Tekmar Energy (Tekmar), the market leading specialists in cable protection systems (CPS) for Offshore Windfarms has been awarded a contract by VBMS to supply its 7th generation of TekLink CPS, bellmouths and cover disks for ScottishPower renewables’ East Anglia ONE Offshore Windfarm.
DeepOcean has been awarded a contract by Norddeutsche Seekabelwerke GmbH (NSW) for export cable transportation, installation and trenching services, all related to the Merkur offshore wind farm development located in the German Bight.
Tekmar Energy (Tekmar), the market leading specialists in cable protection systems (CPS) for Offshore Windfarms has been awarded a contract by VBMS to supply its 7th generation of TekLink CPS, bellmouths, cover disks and hang-offs on Blyth Offshore Windfarm, the world’s first 66kV Offshore Windfarm. The wind farm is wholly owned by EDF Energies Nouvelles and is being built by EDF Energy Renewables.
Darlington based Deep Ocean has won a contract with United Arab Emirates to carry out trenching and backfilling services on a 56km offshore power cabling project. It will be the third project the subsea trenching and cabling specialists have worked on in the region.
Following an extensive upgrade and modernisation programme, a remotely operated vehicle designed and manufactured by Tyneside-based subsea engineering specialist
Soil Machine Dynamics Ltd (SMD) has successfully completed its first round of projects burying offshore power cables.
Training and skills specialist, AIS Connect has been approved to offer apprenticeship training by the Government’s Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) - opening the doors to more employer-led apprenticeships for the North-East region.
JDR, a leading supplier of subsea power cables and umbilicals to the global offshore energy industry, has been selected by WindPlus as the preferred cable supplier for the Windfloat Atlantic (WFA) 25MW floating wind farm.
North Shields manufacturer, Formica Group has signed a deal with industrial training specialist, AIS Training to improve the safety and competency of some of its factory workers within the engineering department and boost overall performance.
Tekmar Energy (Tekmar), the market leading specialists in cable protection systems (CPS) for Offshore Windfarms has recently been awarded a contract by VBMS to supply 130 of its patented TekLink® CPS on E.On’s/Statoil’s 385MW Arkona Offshore Wind Farm project in the German Baltic Sea.
Over 1000km of JDR’s Inter-Array Cables have been installed since 2010. We are the only supplier to reach this milestone. This is the equivalent to 100 laps around the historic motor-racing circuit of Monza…
Seabird droppings or ‘guano’ is costing the global wind industry millions of pounds a year in delays and clean-up costs but a new product and service is set to eradicate the problem for good after a successful pilot showed ‘astonishing’ results.
NOF Energy, the UK energy sector business development organisation, is hosting a significant supply chain event in Humberside to enable local companies to establish new relationships with international energy services company Wood Group.
Industrial training specialist, AIS Training has secured a three year contract with Wood Group to manage and deliver the company’s UK training.
Queen’s award-winning manufacturer and industrial trainer, Advanced Industrial Solutions (AIS) is creating 12 new jobs as it celebrates ten successful years in business, which have seen it grow from a home-run business into a multi-million-pound global company.
Cimteq Ltd, a software provider for the design and manufacturing of subsea cables and umbilicals, announces that JDR Cables Systems Ltd (JDR), has awarded Cimteq a contract to implement CableBuilder. CableBuilder is the world leader in engineering and costing software for the wire and cable industry.
Soil Machine Dynamics Ltd (SMD) are pleased to announce the signature of a contract with Consolidated Contractors Company (Underwater Engineering) S.A.L. for the manufacture and delivery of a hard ground subsea trenching machine. SMD will design and build a BT500 Burial Tractor (500hp) complete with a full power and control system.
A North East port has bucked national trends to record a second year of record turnovers.
UK based Tekmar Energy (Tekmar) has successfully supplied its market leading patented TEKLINK® Cable Protection System (CPS) to protect the underwater power cables as they enter the wind turbine foundations on the prestigious Formosa 1 Phase 1 Offshore Windfarm project, the first offshore windfarm in Taiwan.
DeepOcean AS, a subsidiary of DeepOcean Group Holding BV (DeepOcean), has been awarded an engineering, procurement, fabrication and installation (EPCI) contract for wear protection on the risers at the Troll C platform in the Norwegian Sea.
JDR, the leading supplier of subsea power cables and umbilicals to the global offshore energy industry, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Magma Global (Magma), the manufacturer of high performance carbon fibre and Victrex PEEK thermoplastic composite pipe, m-pipe ®.
A new division launched by the Barrier Group has made significant strides in its first months in operation having secured new work and a major national accreditation for Network Rail.
Leading training specialists, Maersk Training, will be hosting two open days on Tuesday 25
th April in North Shields and Wednesday 10 th May in Newcastle.
Modus Seabed Intervention continues to strengthen its management team with the recruitment of Guy Lainchbury, who joins Modus as Commercial Manager. With over twenty years’ experience in the Subsea Industry, Guy has previously worked as Commercial Manager for Saipem and more recently as Tendering Director for Subsea 7 where he worked for 10 years.
PD Ports has been honoured by Navis, part of Cargotec Corporation and a global provider of operational technologies and services, for its commitment to excellence and innovation across Teesport’s terminal operations.
JDR, a leading supplier of subsea power cables and umbilicals to the global offshore energy industry, has been awarded a contract by VBMS (UK) Ltd to supply intra-array cables for ScottishPower Renewables’ East Anglia One (EA1) offshore wind farm.
PD Ports has welcomed the delivery of a new ship to shore crane which will support growing demand from shippers using Teesport to serve northern UK markets.
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Queen’s Award-winning manufacturer, Advanced Industrial Solutions (AIS) has developed a revolutionary new welding electrode which will save marine and subsea companies significant time and costs on underwater welding projects.
JDR, a leading supplier of subsea umbilicals and power cables to the global offshore energy industry, is celebrating today, after being named as the winner of the Great Large Company and Export Achievement Awards at the SPE Offshore Achievement Awards last night.
Business opportunities can turn up in the most unexpected places – for passive fire protection and technical insulation specialist, Advanced Industrial Solutions, a former training delegate is helping it open up the lucrative Indo-China market.
Osbit Limited, the Northumberland-based offshore engineering and technology company, has embarked on a significant recruitment drive after securing £7.5m worth of new contracts in the past three months.
JDR, a leading supplier of subsea cables and umbilicals for the global offshore energy industry, has expanded its presence in West Africa through a partnership agreement with Proserv Instrumentation Nigeria Ltd.
DeepOcean AS, a subsidiary of DeepOcean Group Holding BV (DeepOcean), today announced that it had received a call-off under its new Master Service Agreement (MSA) with BP Exploration Operating Company Ltd.
A multi-skilled team of subsea engineering experts representing the UK has advanced to the semi-finals in the $7 million
Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE, a prestigious international competition which aims to create the next generation tools, technologies and techniques for rapid, unmanned ocean exploration and discovery.