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  • 30 August 2018

    ABP Barrow has held a naming ceremony at the Port of Barrow for its newest survey vessel, the Christine H. ABP’s new vessel takes her name from ABP Barrow colleague, Christine Holmes, who passed away in July 2017. The team at the Port of Barrow felt it would be a fitting tribute to Christine to name […]

  • 3 August 2017

    Vroon’s newly built VOS Start has arrived to ABP’s Port of Barrow prior to heading out to DONG Energy’s Walney Extension wind farm in the Irish Sea, the vessel’s first commercial contract.

  • 17 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Engineering company Monadelphous Group Limited has won a new three-year deal with Chevron in Australia. The deal is for facilities maintenance services related to the Barrow Island assets, offshore W. Australia, operated by Chevron Australia Pty Ltd. The contract is for the operation and maintenance of support facilities and associated utilities, and involves water and wastewater treatment plants, […]

  • 13 August 2015
    Operations & Maintenance

    DONG Energy has signed a contract with Barrow-based supplier Elevated Systems Technology (EST) Ltd for new flooring in the offshore substation and the 30 turbines that make up the Barrow offshore wind farm. Work is underway and due to be completed by the beginning of October 2015. The replacement flooring is being supplied by Firbergrate Composite […]

  • 13 August 2015
    Operations & Maintenance

    DONG Energy has signed a contract with Barrow-based supplier Elevated Systems Technology (EST) Ltd for new flooring in the offshore substation and the 30 turbines that make up the Barrow offshore wind farm. Work is underway and due to be completed by the beginning of October 2015. The replacement flooring is being supplied by Firbergrate Composite […]

  • 13 May 2015

    An International Transport Workers’ Federation Conference in Perth, Australia, on Monday declared Barrow Island, where Chevron’s Gorgon LNG project is located, a “port of convenience”.

  • 13 May 2015

    An International Transport Workers’ Federation Conference in Perth, Australia, on Monday declared Barrow Island, where Chevron’s Gorgon LNG project is located, a “port of convenience”.

  • 16 March 2015

    The International Transport Workers’ Federation has said it was worried for the welfare of workers trapped on Barrow Island, offshore W. Australia, as they prepared for the arrival of Tropical Cyclone Olwyn. More than 1,000 workers were stranded on Barrow Island, off the north-west coast of Australia, after Chevron stuffed up plans to evacuate its […]

  • 12 March 2015

    Hundreds of workers at Western Australia’s Barrow Island where Chevron is building the $54 billion Gorgon LNG project have been stranded during Cyclone Olwyn after not being evacuated early enough. According to local media reports, workers are sleeping on blow up mattresses in hallways because contract companies left it too late to evacuate. There is no […]

  • 12 March 2015

    Hundreds of workers at Western Australia’s Barrow Island where Chevron is building the $54 billion Gorgon LNG project have been stranded during Cyclone Olwyn after not being evacuated early enough. According to local media reports, workers are sleeping on blow up mattresses in hallways because contract companies left it too late to evacuate. There is no […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    DONG Energy has acquired the remaining 50% ownership interest in the Barrow Offshore Wind Farm from its joint venture partner Centrica plc. The project has a total capacity of 90MW and has been in full operation since 2006. DONG Energy has been the operator of the Barrow Offshore Wind Farm and will as consequence of […]

  • 13 August 2014

    International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) President Paddy Crumlin has said that Barrow Island could be declared a Port of Convenience unless Chevron tempers its union-busting efforts in Australia’s offshore oil and gas sector. Chevron’s Gorgon LNG project has blown out from US$37 billion to US$54 billion due to the company’s ongoing mismanagement of the project. But […]

  • 9 July 2014

    The Monadelphous Facilities Management and Monadelphous KT CO2 Injection Pipeline teams were recently awarded a Golden Barrow Award for their environmental performance on the Chevron-operated Gorgon LNG project on Barrow Island. The Facilities Management team were also recognised for their ongoing safety performance and commitment to the Incident and Injury Free (IIF) culture. They were awarded […]

  • 9 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Costain, one of the UK’s leading engineering solutions providers, has won a contract with Centrica Energy for the provision of Engineering Procurement and Construction (EPC) services as part of Centrica Energy’s Barrow Gas Terminals Project. The Barrow Terminals Project represents a total investment of £84m by Centrica Energy. At Barrow, gas is processed from the North […]

  • 29 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Carnarvon Petroleum Ltd (“Carnarvon”) announces the award of Petroleum Exploration Permit EP-491 (bid block L11-7) on the eastern flank of the prolific oil producing Barrow Sub basin. Carnarvon is Operator and 100% working interest holder in this block with a total area of around 1,450 km2. Numerous oil and gas fields are present to the […]

  • 8 April 2013

    Crowds of cheering and flag-waving people lined vantage points around BAE Systems’ Barrow-in-Furness shipyard to welcome the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. Inside, hundreds of employees, some with their family, greeted the Royal couple during a tour of key submarine programme facilities. Smiling throughout, William and Kate, the Duchess wearing a red Armani coat and […]

  • 31 January 2013

    Barrow shipyard has scooped three Best in Trade awards in BAE Systems UK Apprenticeship Awards. Pipe fabricator Alex Holmes won the Craft Mechanical Achievement award, Sarah Linton won the Overall Craft Electrical award, and Joanna Edmondson won the Best Higher Apprentice award. Apprentice Co-ordinator, John Harris MBE, was also awarded a BAE Systems UK Recognition […]

  • 14 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    AMEC, the international engineering and project management company, today announced that the Clough AMEC joint venture (Clough AMEC) has been awarded a contract extension valued in excess of Aus$20 million for the provision of engineering services to Chevron’s oil facilities at Barrow and Thevenard Islands, located off the coast of Onslow, Western Australia. This is […]

  • 6 August 2012

    Another significant milestone in the Astute programme has been achieved as the steelwork structure for the Command Deck Module of the fifth submarine was delivered to the Devonshire Dock Hall build facility. The seven new Astute-class nuclear powered hunter-killer submarines (SSNs) will have the capability to circumnavigate the globe without surfacing, limited only by their […]

  • 18 April 2012

    The Asian clam (Corbicula fluminea) is a most unwelcome addition to the fauna of the lower River Barrow. This bivalve mollusc is regarded as one of the most notorious aquatic invasive species in the world. The Asian clam was first recorded in the river downstream of St Mullin’s in April 2010 and subsequent studies conducted […]

  • 27 September 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

      Ofgem E-Serve has confirmed that TC Barrow OFTO Limited (Transmission Capital Partners) has secured a licence to operate the high voltage link to the 90 MW Barrow offshore wind farm, near Barrow-in-Furness. TC Barrow OFTO Limited has taken over ownership of the £33.6m link from Dong Energy and Centrica, owners of the wind farm […]

  • 27 September 2011
    Storage

    Ofgem E-Serve has today confirmed that TC Barrow OFTO Limited (Transmission Capital Partners) has secured a licence to operate the high voltage link to the 90 MW Barrow offshore wind farm, near Barrow-in-Furness. TC Barrow OFTO Limited has taken over ownership of the £33.6m link from Dong Energy and Centrica, owners of the wind farm […]

  • 28 July 2011
    Business & Finance

    Jumbo Shipping has successfully transported 51 monopiles from EEW’s manufacturing plant in Rostock, Germany, to Barrow-in-Furness in the UK. The monopiles’ final destination was DONG Energy’s Walney Offshore Windfarm 2. When the contract was awarded, the first shipment was only seven weeks away, during which time Jumbo engineered all shipments and designed and manufactured saddles […]

  • 27 July 2011

    Jumbo Shipping has successfully transported 51 monopiles from EEW’s manufacturing plant in Rostock, Germany, to Barrow-in-Furness in the UK. The monopiles’ final destination was DONG Energy’s Walney Offshore Windfarm 2. When the contract was awarded, the first shipment was only seven weeks away, during which time Jumbo engineered all shipments and designed and manufactured saddles […]

  • 27 June 2011
    Business & Finance

    Miclyn Express Offshore Limited (“MIO”) announced the purchase of two 330 foot Barges. The Barges will be immediately deployed as part of the fleet executing the transportation project for the infrastructure development of the LNG export facilities at Barrow Island in North West Australia. It is envisaged that the new Barges will be fully utilised […]