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  • 22 January 2007

    Around 200 tonnes of oil have leaked from a cargo ship beached off the coast of Devon. Coastguards are confident the main fuel tanks have not split. It is believed the leaking oil is coming from the ship’s engine room. The MSC Napoli contains 3,500 tonnes of heavy fuel oil but the Maritime and Coastguard […]

  • 18 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Nick Harvey, MP for North Devon, has welcomed a huge cash boost for marine energy projects. The Crown Estate, who own the UK’s seabeds, have announced they will invest £20million in the expansion of wave and tidal projects around the UK. The funding will come as a huge benefit to the growth of the marine […]

  • 16 August 2012

    Lundy Island residents are concerned about the possible wind power development offshore their coast, reports the North Devon Gazette 24. Last week, representatives from RWE npower renewables held a meeting at the Lundy Island to brief the residents about the Atlantic Array offshore wind farm plans. After the briefing, the visitors were concerned that the […]

  • 18 January 2013

    Nick Harvey, MP for North Devon, has welcomed a huge cash boost for marine energy projects. The Crown Estate, who own the UK’s seabeds, have announced they will invest £20million in the expansion of wave and tidal projects around the UK. The funding will come as a huge benefit to the growth of the marine […]

  • 16 August 2012

    Lundy Island residents are concerned about the possible wind power development offshore their coast, reports the North Devon Gazette 24. Last week, representatives from RWE npower renewables held a meeting at the Lundy Island to brief the residents about the Atlantic Array offshore wind farm plans. After the briefing, the visitors were concerned that the […]

  • 10 November 2011

    THE man behind the Atlantic Array development has hinted North Devon would be the most likely place to benefit from jobs created by the offshore wind farm – not South Wales. Peter Crone, director of Farm Energy, spoke at a North Devon Green Party event at the Castle Centre, in Barnstaple on Tuesday night, to […]

  • 18 January 2013

    Nick Harvey, MP for North Devon, has welcomed a huge cash boost for marine energy projects. The Crown Estate, who own the UK’s seabeds, have announced they will invest £20million in the expansion of wave and tidal projects around the UK. The funding will come as a huge benefit to the growth of the marine […]

  • 17 July 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    The UK government has adopted a new framework for managing marine activities around the south coast of England, between Kent and Devon – an area which includes PTEC and Portland Bill tidal plans.

  • 30 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    East Devon District Council’s BMP project team and its consultants CH2M recently met with representatives from Natural England, the Jurassic Coast Team, Environment Agency (EA) and East Devon AONB to discuss the preferred option for long term coastal flood and erosion across Sidmouth Town Beach and East Beach. The project team explained that although offshore […]

  • 6 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    A meeting of the Sidmouth Beach Management Steering Group will take place on 13 September to allow members of the local community, as well as statutory partners, such as the Environment Agency and Natural England, to meet with East Devon District Council’s project team and project consultants Royal HaskoningDHV.  The meeting will give Royal HaskoningDHV the opportunity to explain […]

  • 20 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    During the development phase of Atlantic Array, RWE npower renewables have been monitoring the UK contracts they have awarded. As of the end of February 2013, 11.5% of contracts for Atlantic Array have been placed in Devon, with a further 10.9% being placed with companies located in the South West. This equates to almost £2 […]

  • 15 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The renewable energy team from Burges Salmon have assisted in securing seabed rights for a total of four wave and tidal energy zones for their clients Minesto and Wave Hub in a leasing process managed by The Crown Estate. Swedish marine energy technology company Minesto has acquired the rights to a tidal stream project site […]

  • 30 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Engineering teams from Network Rail and BAM Nuttall are about to begin repairs to four breakwaters in Dawlish, Devon, protecting the railway running along the coast. The breakwaters that require repair are at Boat Cove, Coastguards Point, Colonnade Underpass and Langstone Rock. According to the Network Rail, the works will start next month taking approximately six months […]

  • 16 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Wave Hub Ltd (WHL), the site operator for the Wave Hub wave energy test site in Cornwall, has contracted MarineSpace to provide project management support to help push forward the development of its new wave and tidal demonstration zones. WHL was awarded the seabed leases for the Pembrokeshire Wave Demonstration Zone and North Devon Tidal […]

  • 12 September 2006

    A group of oil companies led by Chevron (CVX) could avoid more than $1 billion in royalty payments to the federal government for oil in a field they said they discovered in the Gulf of Mexico last week, according to a newspaper report. The potential bonus to Chevron and its partners stems from a mistake […]

  • 13 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Torridge District Council has proposed to carry out coast protection work at the beach fronting Northam Burrows Country Park in Northam, Bideford, UK.  The work will consist of beach recycling from the distal end of the spit near Grey Sand Hill to areas of the west facing beach where erosion has occurred. The purpose of […]

  • 15 July 2014

    The renewable energy team from Burges Salmon have assisted in securing seabed rights for a total of four wave and tidal energy zones for their clients Minesto and Wave Hub in a leasing process managed by The Crown Estate. Swedish marine energy technology company Minesto has acquired the rights to a tidal stream project site […]

  • 15 July 2014

    The renewable energy team from Burges Salmon have assisted in securing seabed rights for a total of four wave and tidal energy zones for their clients Minesto and Wave Hub in a leasing process managed by The Crown Estate. Swedish marine energy technology company Minesto has acquired the rights to a tidal stream project site […]

  • 20 January 2016
    Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    FAB Link interconnector, between France, the Channel Islands and the UK has come a step closer with new surveys taking place off East Devon and Alderney. The team behind the FAB Link is planning to lay two pairs of electricity cables between the Cherbourg peninsula in Normandy in northern France, and Devon. The interconnector will be able […]

  • 2 December 2013

     Going offshore could be the answer for wind energy hiccups as getting planning permission for onshore wind farms becomes harder. Solicitors Coles Miller warn that it’s getting harder to find onshore sites that are not covered by some form of planning protection. Even though the offshore wind is one of the solutions, it also faces […]

  • 17 March 2017
    Project & Tenders

    U.S. LNG export player Cheniere Energy’s unit, Midship Pipeline Company signed agreements with foundation shippers to support the construction of a 200-mile natural gas pipeline to the Gulf Coast.

  • 6 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Severe flood warnings are in place today for parts of the south west coast where high sea levels have combined with strong winds and large waves. Today there is a high risk of coastal flooding in Dorset, Devon and of further river flooding on the Somerset Levels and Moors. This week Environment Agency staff continue […]