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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ndurance Readies to Lay Final Galloper Export Cable April 27, 2017
Diving in to solve subsea engineering challenges April 26, 2017
Rhenus Completes Wikinger Supply Runs April 24, 2017
SCORE Innovation Challenge Workshop Wednesday May 3, 2017 9:30 - 15:00 Orbis Energy, Wilde Street, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR32 1XH
What’s the SCORE? – Thurrock Event Thursday May 4, 2017 09:00 - 11:00 The Old Court House, Orsett Road, Grays, Essex, RM17 5DD
WINDFORCE 2017 Tuesday May 9, 2017 14:00 9th May - 17:00 11th May ATLANTIC Hotel Sail City, Bremerhaven, Germany
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 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 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.
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 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.