News

Check out the OrbisEnergy News section on a regular basis for the most up to date stories and intelligence from our tenants, plus information from regional and national industry sources.

Ndurance Readies to Lay Final Galloper Export Cable

OrbisEnergy tenant, VBMS’ cable laying vessel Ndurance will arrive off the coast of Sizewell on 30 April, weather permitting, to install the second and final export cable for the 336MW Galloper offshore wind farm, Galloper Wind Farm Limited said.

View > April 27, 2017

Diving in to solve subsea engineering challenges

Corrosion, seabed scour, and underwater cleaning are among the challenges facing the offshore wind industry. And a new series of workshops is looking to innovative companies to hatch ideas to help find engineering solutions. The first in the series is on Wednesday May 3rd at the Lowestoft-based offshore renewable energy innovation centre OrbisEnergy.

View > April 26, 2017

Rhenus Completes Wikinger Supply Runs

OrbisEnergy tenant, Rhenus Offshore Logistics has concluded its first contract in the Baltic Sea after completing 15 supply runs to Iberdrola’s Wikinger offshore wind farm.

View > April 24, 2017

3Sun Adds New Recruits to Galloper Team

Great Yarmouth-based energy company 3sun Group has taken on more than 100 new wind turbine technicians in the latest recruitment drive, some of which are joining the Galloper offshore wind farm team.

View > April 18, 2017

Workshop seeks solutions to subsea challenges in offshore wind

Offshore renewable energy leaders are challenging East coast companies to come up with innovative underwater engineering solutions to support the UK’s growing offshore wind sector.

View > April 13, 2017

Cross industry link-up saves North Sea project almost £30,000

An experienced oil and gas engineering company saved almost £30,000 on its late life operations on a North Sea gas platform by looking to offshore wind for a solution.

View > April 12, 2017

New recruits at 3sun Group joining Galloper team

More than 100 new wind turbine technicians have been taken on by leading energy company and graduate tenant of OrbisEnergy, 3sun Group, swelling its staff roll to more than 400.

View > April 10, 2017

Rhenus Offshore Logistics replaces containers at a dizzy height

Rhenus Offshore Logistics has replaced two containers on a cable access platform at the Nordergründe wind park. The job involved fully coordinating and completing the work and included solving the technical problem and making available the suitable cargo fastening equipment.

View > April 7, 2017

Galloper Wind Farm Hosts Engineer of the Future Tour

An engineer of the future has been given a close-up look at the energy of the future on a Norfolk quayside.

View > April 7, 2017

East Anglia THREE Application Reaches BEIS Desk

On 28 March, the UK Planning Inspectorate issued a report of recommendation on the East Anglia THREE offshore wind farm to the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), Greg Clark, who now has three months to issue a decision.

View > April 4, 2017

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Katie Snell

Having worked within the property department for 9 years, I have had the pleasure of working within the majority of the Nwes sites in the Norfolk and Waveney area. For the last 2.5 years I have been based at OrbisEnergy and more recently as Senior Coordinator overlooking the renewable hub and team.

Devon Mills

Devon has joined the team at OrbisEnergy as an Administration Coordinator in November 2014 and more recently a Centre Coordinator in January 2016. Having previously worked within various customer service roles she is pleased to be able to apply her skills and knowledge to her position at OrbisEnergy.

She is keen to build a strong understanding within the Offshore Renewable industry, whilst being able to develop a good mind for business and sales.

Johnathan Reynolds

Johnathan is responsible for all aspects of business and supply chain development for the flagship innovation and incubation centre for offshore renewables in the east of England, OrbisEnergy.

Matthew Holden

Matt’s role is Technical Support Manager, his main duty is leading the European Clusters for Offshore Wind Servicing Project (ECOWindS, www.ecowinds.eu) on behalf of Nwes. In addition to ECOWindS Matt’s role is provide support for the property team and to carry out specific project work.

John Balch

John is Managing Director of Nautilus, Director of Nwes and Hub Director of OrbisEnergy and Beacon Innovation Centre. He is a mechanical engineer and has broad experience gained over 40 years in the international offshore industry.

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