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  • 14 October 2010

    Bristol Port Company has taken a step forward in the development of its planned Deep Sea Container Terminal (pictured as artists impression) with the appointment of specialist maritime engineers to carry out detailed site investigation work.

  • 27 February 2020
    Human Capital

    Bristol Community College has secured an USD 861,097 grant through the Massachusetts Skills Capital Grants to implement an offshore wind training program. Bristol Community College is implementing the college’s National Offshore Wind Institute (NOWI) to offer basic safety training and basic technical training programs certified by the Global Wind Organization. NOWI’s basic safety training modules […]

  • 27 February 2020
    Human Capital

    Bristol Community College has secured an USD 861,097 grant through the Massachusetts Skills Capital Grants to implement an offshore wind training program. Bristol Community College is implementing the college’s National Offshore Wind Institute (NOWI) to offer basic safety training and basic technical training programs certified by the Global Wind Organization. NOWI’s basic safety training modules […]

  • 26 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Bristol will welcome the delegation of government officials and industry representatives from Zhejiang province, China, to discuss the opportunities for collaboration in the area of marine renewable energy. According to Regen SW, the delegation from Zhoushan archipelago in China’s Zhejiang province will today, October 26, 2015, meet with Bristol and south west UK representatives from […]

  • 8 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Human Capital

    The UK-based JDR Cables and the U.S. Bristol Community College have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for training personnel for the offshore wind industry. Under the agreement, Bristol Community College will develop and deliver training courses to enable technicians and workers for the U.S. offshore wind industry. The courses will include technical skill development and student […]

  • 26 October 2015
    Human Capital

    Bristol will welcome delegation of government officials and representatives from industry in Zhoushan, China, as part of Bristol 2015 Marine Energy Accelerator Programme today. The delegation will meet with Bristol and south west UK representatives from local government, industry and the regional, academic Partnership for Marine in Marine Renewable Energy (PRIMaRE) to discuss areas for […]

  • 8 March 2019
    Research & Development

    Bristol Community College and JDR Cables, supplier of subsea power cables and umbilicals and a part of the TFKable Group, have launched new collaboration to train the future workforce for the global offshore wind industry.  President Laura L. Douglas, Ph.D., of Bristol Community College, and business development manager at JDR, Neil Brown, signed a Memorandum […]

  • 8 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Beaver Creek Flood Damage Reduction Project Completion Ceremony will take place on Wednesday, November 9, 2016, at Jerry Goodpasture Plaza in Bristol, Tenn.  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Nashville District, partnered with the cities of Bristol, Va., and Bristol, Tenn., along with the Tennessee Valley Authority to reduce the risk of flooding along […]

  • 8 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Human Capital

    The UK-based JDR Cables and the U.S. Bristol Community College have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for training personnel for the offshore wind industry. Under the agreement, Bristol Community College will develop and deliver training courses to enable technicians and workers for the U.S. offshore wind industry. The courses will include technical skill development and student […]

  • 14 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Bristol Tidal Energy Forum has started today with planned representation from nine European countries, including Germany, Spain and the Netherlands. This is an encouraging signal of the growth of the sector in Europe and the importance of the tidal energy cluster in Bristol. The forum, organised by Regen SW in partnership with Bristol City Council […]

  • 21 February 2013

    After a three-month absence, HMS Bristol is back where she belongs – at the foot of Whale Island – after being moved to a new berth. Tugs moved the veteran destroyer to her new berth, created to allow larger vessels to use the nearby international port. Shielding their eyes against the bright February sun, workers […]

  • 29 March 2012

    Commercial Fishermen for Bristol Bay announced that 77 commercial fishing groups from Alaska to Maine have sent a letter to the Obama Administration urging it to protect Bristol Bay, its epic salmon runs and the commercial fishing jobs that rely on them. The groups include the Maine Lobstermen’s Association, Gloucester Fishermen’s Wives, Maryland Watermen’s Association […]

  • 16 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Bristol Airport in the UK has signed an agreement with Ørsted to have 100% of its electricity supply powered by renewables. Under the three-year agreement, Bristol Airport’s annual electricity use of 17 million kWh will be powered entirely by renewable sources. Over the duration of the contract, an estimated 14,000t of carbon is expected to […]

  • 22 February 2011
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    Some of Bristol’s most innovative environmental projects were showcased during a visit by a top Government minister.   By Marc Rath (thisisbristol) [mappress] Source: thisisbristol ,February 22, 2011

  • 14 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    This October’s Bristol Tidal Energy Forum will be a truly international event, with representation from nine European countries, including Germany, Spain and the Netherlands. This is an encouraging signal of the growth of the sector in Europe and the importance of the tidal energy cluster in Bristol.  The forum, organised by Regen SW in partnership […]

  • 19 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Marine Current Turbines (MCT) will participate in the forthcoming British Energy Challenge events in Newcastle and Bristol. “We all take energy for granted – but how we make and use it today is one of the most urgent issues facing the UK today.” Marine Current Turbines, a Siemens Business will be exhibiting at ‘The British Energy […]

  • 17 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Bristol Tidal Energy Forum Eight will focus on the challenge of commercializing the tidal energy sector by addressing the issues surrounding the industry. The Biannual Bristol Tidal Energy Forum is an industry led, technical, discussion and networking forum. The aim of this year’s forum is to address the challenges the commercialization of both tidal stream and […]

  • 25 March 2010

    Plans for a £500m deep sea container terminal at Avonmouth Dock near Bristol have been approved by the government. The terminal will be built partly on land reclaimed from the River Severn and will enable Bristol to take some of the world’s biggest container ships.

  • 14 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    The first tidal power conference involving more than 20 local authorities and organisations around the Bristol Channel coast will be hosted by West Somerset Council on April 16. West Somerset is already at the forefront of 21st century power production as it is the host authority for the proposed new nuclear plant, Hinkley Point C. […]

  • 22 December 2011
    Business & Finance

    Mechanical engineering group, EnerMech, has opened a base in Bristol and plans to recruit up to 20 engineers in the next 18 months. EnerMech is targeting the south west of England and south Wales in a recruitment drive to maintain an international expansion programme which has seen the firm grow to a workforce of 1000 […]

  • 26 November 2013

    Atlantic Array, offshore wind farm proposed for the Bristol Channel Zone, has turned out to be nonviable for RWE Innogy, thus the developer has decided to withdraw the proposal. “RWE Innogy has reviewed the Atlantic Array Project and the Round 3 Bristol Channel Zone. In comparison with other opportunities in the UK offshore wind portfolio, […]

  • 26 August 2014
    Vessels

    Conrad Shipyard engaged Bristol Harbor Group (BHGI) to develop a 3,000 cubic meter Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) transport barge utilizing a Bristol Harbor Group proven hull design built by Conrad. Bristol Harbor Group has been awarded an “Approval in Principle” (AIP) by the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) for the design of the 3,000 cubic […]