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  • 11 April 2017
    Technology

    The first consignment of Siemens wind turbine blades for the Galloper offshore wind farm have arrived at Peel Ports Great Yarmouth, the turbine maker’s assembly and installation base for the 336MW project.

  • 5 June 2017

    Energy services company Proserv is investing into a new, £7 million worth, purpose built technology center for subsea controls and communications in Great Yarmouth, England.  Proserv said on Monday that the move would see around 190 employees consolidate from two sites in the area into the new 65,000 square feet Beacon Park site in Gorleston-on-Sea. […]

  • 3 March 2016

    The Seajacks Scylla, the world’s largest wind turbine installation vessel, was christened in Great Yarmouth on Thursday afternoon, 3 March.  The ceremonial champagne bottle was released by the vessel’s Godmother, Akiko Inoue, the wife of Seajacks’ chairman, Soichi Inoue. Seajacks’ CEO, Blair Ainslie, told almost 400 guests at the reception held on the quayside of […]

  • 4 October 2016

    Another two acres will be developed as part of Great Yarmouth Energy Park, after the Great Yarmouth Development Company, a joint venture between Great Yarmouth Borough Council and Norfolk County Council, and the owners of the Millora Works site signed acquisition contracts. The 50-acre energy park is being established to provide businesses related to the offshore energy sector with suitable land, close to […]

  • 17 April 2017
    Human Capital

    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.

  • 17 April 2017
    Human Capital

    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.

  • 25 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The winners of an annual celebration of business excellence in the Great Yarmouth borough were announced at a trophy presentation ceremony, at the Town Hall, on Friday, November 21. The Spirit of Enterprise Awards, now in its seventh year, is organised by enterpriseGY, Great Yarmouth Borough Council’s business support service, and aims to recognise and raise […]

  • 14 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In response to the recent tidal surge, people have been invited to talk about flood defences with the Environment Agency and Great Yarmouth Borough Council at a drop-in event. Approximately 20 properties in Great Yarmouth were flooded during the tidal surge, and other areas of the constituency were badly affected. The drop-in session will be […]

  • 5 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Proserv has invested in a new purpose built technology centre for subsea controls and communications in Great Yarmouth. The move will see around 190 employees consolidate from two sites in the area into the new 65,000 sq ft Beacon Park site in Gorleston-on-Sea which will feature modern office, manufacturing and yard space and provides the flexibility […]

  • 5 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Petrofac’s relationship with GDF Suez E&P UK has been extended with the renewal of its Integrated Services Contract (ISC). The contract covers operations, maintenance and engineering services support to GDF SUEZ E&P UK throughout its operations in the UKCS, including Cygnus, the largest gas field discovery in the Southern North Sea for 25 years. The […]

  • 3 March 2016

    The Seajacks Scylla, the world’s largest wind turbine installation vessel, was christened in Great Yarmouth on Thursday afternoon, 3 March.  The ceremonial champagne bottle was released by the vessel’s Godmother, Akiko Inoue, the wife of Seajacks’ chairman, Soichi Inoue. Seajacks’ CEO, Blair Ainslie, told almost 400 guests at the reception held on the quayside of […]

  • 17 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    UK port owner and operator Peel Ports Group has completed the acquisition of Great Yarmouth Port Company Limited (GYPC), a river and sea port situated on the east coast of England with proximity to the development sites of some of the UK’s largest offshore wind projects. The port has been actively involved in the offshore wind […]

  • 22 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Proserv has officially opened its new purpose-built Centre of Excellence within Great Yarmouth’s Beacon Park. Developer, Great Yarmouth Borough Council, together with New Anglia LEP and key stakeholders, joined Proserv at the 65,000 sq ft ‘Artemis House’ to mark the occasion. Davis Larssen, COO of Proserv, said: “Having just began building this exceptional site a […]

  • 5 November 2013
    Authorities & Government

    Great Yarmouth is set to become a home to dedicated business park for firms in the energy industry. The plan is led by Great Yarmouth Development Company, a new joint venture between Great Yarmouth Borough Council and Norfolk County Council, which aims to pool skills and resources to unlock and accelerate economic development opportunities. Great […]

  • 5 November 2013
    Authorities & Government

    Great Yarmouth is set to become a home to dedicated business park for firms in the energy industry. The plan is led by Great Yarmouth Development Company, a new joint venture between Great Yarmouth Borough Council and Norfolk County Council, which aims to pool skills and resources to unlock and accelerate economic development opportunities. Great […]

  • 21 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    More than 2,000 homes and businesses in Great Yarmouth will be better protected from the risk of flooding after the first phase of an Environment Agency major flood defense project has been completed. The EA has recently finished the £28 million phase of work to replace over 500 meters of tidal defenses, which reduces the […]

  • 19 July 2017

    A&P Group has made two headline appointments to deliver its new strategic partnership with Peel Ports Group in Great Yarmouth, announced in June. The partnership aims to make Peel Ports Great Yarmouth a centre of excellence for renewable energy and to bolster the service offering to East of England’s thriving offshore energy sector.

  • 12 June 2012

    For eight-year-old Cerys Jones it was the thrill of choosing the name for the newest Alicat Workboat built in Great Yarmouth – for the company it was the latest leg in a £10.5m contract to provide crew transfer vessels for the London Array windfarm. Thanks to Cerys, the new boat will be called Ellida Array […]

  • 17 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    One of the UK’s largest port groups Peel Ports Group is reported to have acquired Great Yarmouth Port Company Limited from International Port Holdings. The value of the deal is said to be GBP 50 million (USD 74.9 million), local media report. International Port Holdings decided to sell its stake in Great Yarmouth after eight years of […]

  • 15 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Siemens has selected Peel Ports Great Yarmouth as the assembly location and installation base for the 56 turbines to be installed at the 336MW Galloper offshore wind farm. A multi-million pound co-investment in port infrastructure has been agreed to support the construction of primary infrastructure and groundworks. This includes the delivery of yard storage and […]

  • 9 January 2017

    A partnership between two companies, Veolia and Peterson, has been awarded two platform decommissioning contracts for recycling at the facility in Great Yarmouth, England.  Formalized in 2015, Veolia-Peterson is a joint venture that has been providing onshore decommissioning services for over 10 years. With an aim of reaching 96% recycling rates, the work to recycle […]

  • 21 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Construction works to enhance port infrastructure at Peel Ports Great Yarmouth for several high profile offshore wind projects have begun, Peel Ports Group reports. A multi-million-pound co-investment has been agreed to support the construction of primary infrastructure and ground works for the Galloper Wind Farm and East Anglia ONE Wind Farm projects. Construction work will […]