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  • 30 May 2010
    Business & Finance

    A supply chain for offshore wind is needed urgently, according to engineering companies in the north-east of England, as business leaders in Scotland meet to discuss the potential benefits to investing in wind power. Speaking to NewEnergyFocus, several bosses from the region expressed concerns that the UK would fall behind China in the delivery of […]

  • 16 August 2011

      A project has been set up to consider what the potential onshore requirements might be of an offshore windfarm off Tiree. This is the first step in the Masterplanning process. Argyll and Bute Council is working in partnership with the Scottish Government, Marine Scotland, Highlands and Islands Enterprise, Tiree Community Development Trust, The Crown […]

  • 2 May 2007

    The latest addition to the Caledonian MacBrayne fleet, MV Argyle, the sister ship of MV Bute, will be named at Rothesay on Friday (May 4). The new ship, which arrived on the Clyde on Sunday from the Gdansk shipyard where she was built, is currently undergoing final preparatory work prior to the naming. The formal […]

  • 27 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    A £95,000 coastal erosion engineering project has been completed in Argyll and Bute. This coastal scheme, which was paid for jointly by the Argyll and Bute Council and Scottish Water, saw the installation of 2000 tonnes of rock armor along a 140 meter stretch of coastline by the Anderson Group of Inverness. Councillor Ellen Morton, […]

  • 25 May 2011

      Argyll and Bute Council and HIE were amongst the 570 exhibitors from 20 countries packing the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre for…   (hie) [mappress] Source: hie, May 25, 2011

  • 16 November 2007

    Salmon spawning in the River Taff are being threatened by poachers, the Environment Agency has claimed. Officers took some of the fish out of Blackweir pool in Cardiff’s Bute Park on Friday in order to transfer them to the agency’s hatchery in Brecon.

  • 20 August 2007

    A man is missing after the fishing boat he was on sank in the sea off Campbeltown, in Argyll and Bute. The 64-year-old was on a fishing trip with two other members of his family – aged 15 and 43 – when the boat went down close to Davaar Island. His companions were rescued from […]

  • 15 August 2019
    Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) has completed project to replace one of the two electricity subsea cables connecting Bute and Cumbrae, with new additional fault detection technology set to be installed in the coming months. Cumbrae receives its power from the mainland by two subsea cables, one of which was approaching the end of […]

  • 26 October 2012

    Project managers from ScottishPower Renewables met today with more than 90 potential suppliers in Dunstaffnage near Oban as the renewable energy company progresses with its plans to develop a tidal power array in The Sound of Islay, potentially the first of its kind in the world. ScottishPower Renewables was granted permission to install up to […]

  • 26 October 2012

    Project managers from ScottishPower Renewables met today with more than 90 potential suppliers in Dunstaffnage near Oban as the renewable energy company progresses with its plans to develop a tidal power array in The Sound of Islay, potentially the first of its kind in the world. ScottishPower Renewables was granted permission to install up to […]

  • 31 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Bridlington Harbor has just released this very interesting video about their new grab dredger Gypsey Race. The 75ft dredger will be used to keep Bridlington Harbor dredged to maintain safe passage for all vessels in and out of the harbor and it is envisaged that the vessel will be chartered out to other similar small ports […]

  • 30 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Bridlington Harbor’s new grab dredger, named Gypsey Race, arrived in the harbor a couple of days ago, the Bridlington Free Press informs. The 75ft dredger will be used to keep Bridlington Harbor dredged to maintain safe passage for all vessels in and out of the harbor and it is envisaged that the vessel will be chartered […]

  • 16 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Briggs Marine Contractors Limited has advised mariners that it will be undertaking submarine power cable repair works between Kames and Bute. Marine operations will be running from Tuesday, February 17, 2015 to Friday, February 27, 2015. According to Briggs, operations will be carried out from the vessels Forth Guardsman and Forth Jouster. Forth Guardsman will […]

  • 27 June 2013
    Environment, Storage

    Argyll and Bute Council’s planning committee has been recommended to give approval for SSE Renewables’ meteorological mast on Orsay Island at the next meeting to be held in August. However, Islay Community Council strongly opposes this decision because of the visual impact of the mast, the Scottish Express reports. The 200-foot high met mast will […]

  • 24 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Bridlington Harbor’s new grab dredger, named Gypsey Race, is set to arrive at the harbor during the next week, according to the Yorkshire Coast Radio. The vessel will be used to keep Bridlington Harbor dredged to maintain safe passage for all vessels in and out of the harbor and it is envisaged that the vessel […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Authorities & Government

    RES Offshore announced that applications made on behalf of Argyll Tidal Ltd to Marine Scotland and Argyll & Bute Council have recently been approved. The marine license and planning consent allows for the installation of a single, up to 500kW, demonstration tidal device off the Mull of Kintyre, a project which would have the ability […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    RES Offshore announces that applications made on behalf of Argyll Tidal Ltd to Marine Scotland and Argyll & Bute Council have recently been approved. The marine license and planning consent allows for the installation of a single, up to 500kW, demonstration tidal device off the Mull of Kintyre, a project which would have the ability […]

  • 24 June 2008

    The 3rd Fife regatta of the modern era got underway over the weekend, in the Firth of Clyde with a 20 strong fleet of spectacular traditional wooden sailing yachts, averaging 90yrs old and all built a mile from the start line by Ayrshire’s famous boat builder William Fife. The yachts – resplendent in gleaming varnish […]

  • 9 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 200-year-old Crinan Canal has been honored with plaque unveilings by the Glasgow Branch of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE).  Originally designed by civil engineer John Rennie and completed in 1801, the canal created a vital link for the area between Glasgow and the River Clyde and the villages and islands of the West Highlands. The […]

  • 23 February 2011

    The wind farm developer PNE WIND AG, one of Europe’s leading wind farm companies with more than 5,700MW of onshore and offshore wind farm capacity in development, has been appointed as a preferred development partner to the Forestry Commission Scotland for the potential development of wind power schemes in Central Scotland. PNE WIND has until […]

  • 23 February 2011

    The wind farm developer PNE WIND AG, one of Europe’s leading wind farm companies with more than 5,700MW of onshore and offshore wind farm capacity in development, has been appointed as a preferred development partner to the Forestry Commission Scotland for the potential development of wind power schemes in Central Scotland. PNE WIND has until […]

  • 17 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    Tidal energy company Sustainable Marine Energy (SME) has secured equity investment of £3.46 million to further develop its PLAT-I tidal energy platform system. The Edinburgh-based business has closed its latest funding round, to which the Scottish Investment Bank (SIB) has committed £1 million on behalf of the Scottish Government via the latter’s Energy Investment Fund […]