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  • 23 September 2013
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    Harwich has all the potential and advantages to make it a major player in the offshore wind energy industry – it just needs a level playing field to compete on with its competitors. That was the message to Greg Barker, Government Minister for Energy and Climate Change, from a business delegation in the town on […]

  • 23 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Harwich has all the potential and advantages to make it a major player in the offshore wind energy industry – it just needs a level playing field to compete on with its competitors. That was the message to Greg Barker, Government Minister for Energy and Climate Change, from a business delegation in the town on […]

  • 22 February 2012
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Research & Development

    A new budget proposal has increased a chance for Harwich to become a wind port. More than 100 MPs have written to the Prime Minister David Cameron calling for a dramatic cut to the £500 million a year subsidies for onshore wind farms and more influence for the local people to stop them being built. […]

  • 29 August 2012

    Harwich International Port welcomed the inaugural call of the Grand Mistral on Monday 27th August 2012. This call marks the first ever call of the Iberocruceros cruise line at the Essex port. The ship has been deployed in the Norwegian Fjords during the summer months and arrives at Harwich International from Copenhagen. The Spanish cruise […]

  • 26 July 2011

    Harwich International Port welcomed the MPI Adventure on its maiden operational call to the port. In conjunction with the jack-up vessel Seaworker, which has been working at the port since March of this year, the MPI Adventure will begin installing monopile foundations and transition pieces for Phase 1 of the London Array Offshore Windfarm.  David […]

  • 4 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Harwich Dock Company and Offshore Marine Management have secured a significant long term contract with DONG Energy to provide cable storage and management services at the Harwich Navyard in Essex. The first project of this long-term agreement will see OMM providing cable engineering, commissioning, consultancy and general cables services at Harwich Navyard to support […]

  • 14 December 2011
    Business & Finance

    Harwich International Port is celebrating following the announcement that Ipswich-based Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines will commence calls from the Essex port in 2013, with 804-guest Black Watch making four turnaround visits in May and June 2013. Paul Davey, Head of Corporate Affairs at Hutchison Ports (UK) Limited, which owns Harwich International Port, said: “We are […]

  • 22 February 2012
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Research & Development

    A new budget proposal has increased a chance for Harwich to become a wind port. More than 100 MPs have written to the Prime Minister David Cameron calling for a dramatic cut to the £500 million a year subsidies for onshore wind farms and more influence for the local people to stop them being built. […]

  • 17 October 2011
    Human Capital

      Harwich International Port is joining forces with Colchester Institute, the largest vocational training provider in North Essex, in order to create ‘The Energy Skills Centre at Harwich.’ The new Skills Centre, to be developed in Harwich, will have an engineering focus and is designed to meet the current needs of employers in the area, […]

  • 18 May 2011
    Business & Finance

    Harwich International Port has welcomed the maiden call of the MPI Adventure in readiness for its participation in operations at the London Array offshore wind farm project. The vessel, which arrived from a shipyard in China, is 19,533 tonnes and by far the largest wind turbine installation vessel to enter the port to date. The […]

  • 4 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    The Harwich Dock Company (HDC) and Offshore Marine Management (OMM) have secured a significant long term contract with DONG Energy, one of the leading energy groups in Northern Europe, to provide cable storage and management services at the Harwich Navyard in Essex. HDC enlisted the expertise of OMM as cable industry specialists when the opportunity […]

  • 17 October 2011
    Human Capital

      Harwich International Port is joining forces with Colchester Institute, the largest vocational training provider in North Essex, in order to create ‘The Energy Skills Centre at Harwich.’ The new Skills Centre, to be developed in Harwich, will have an engineering focus and is designed to meet the current needs of employers in the area, […]

  • 6 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The UK’s Marine Management Organisation (MMO) recently released the Harwich Haven Authority Disposal Site Characterization Report. Harwich Haven Authority (HHA) is seeking to identify a new disposal site for its maintenance dredging material which is closer to shore than the existing disposal site at the Inner Gabbard. The report comprises the MMO’s decision on Harwich Haven Authority’s (HHA) […]

  • 19 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Harwich Haven Authority has issued tender documents for a new maintenance dredging contract, estimated to be worth around £24 million. According to HHA, the framework contract, which will run for four years, involves maintenance dredging in Harwich, Felixstowe and the navigation channels. Overall, the contract includes maintenance dredging in Harwich and Felixstowe, disposal to sea and to […]

  • 12 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger HAM 316 has been busy over the last couple of days with the Harwich Haven maintenance dredging project. According to the HHA latest notice to mariners, the dredger HAM 316 started maintenance dredging of the berths and approaches around 8th September 2017. “The dredging will take place in the areas around Channel edges (Buoys 1-8), outer channel […]

  • 11 December 2012
    Business & Finance, Human Capital

    An engineering firm has secured £2.28million to deliver new jobs for Harwich and respond to significant opportunities in the offshore wind sector. AJ Woods Engineering, which is based in the town, is to receive the money from the ‘Growing Places Fund’ following a successful bid to the South East Local Enterprise Partnership (SELEP). The loan […]

  • 11 December 2012
    Business & Finance, Human Capital

    An engineering firm has secured £2.28million to deliver new jobs for Harwich and respond to significant opportunities in the offshore wind sector. AJ Woods Engineering, which is based in the town, is to receive the money from the ‘Growing Places Fund’ following a successful bid to the South East Local Enterprise Partnership (SELEP). The loan […]

  • 31 May 2013

    Harwich Haven Authority has invited bidders to submit their offers for the ports of Harwich and Felixstowe dredging contract. This contract is for the provision of a suitable backhoe dredger to excavate approximately 112 trial pits for others to take samples and analyse. The trial pits lie within the current navigation channel and harbour areas […]

  • 13 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Harwich Haven Authority is launching a major development in the Haven ports and has applied to the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) for consent to increase the depth of the harbor and approach channel from 13m to 16.0m (plus tide), the company announced in a press release. This dredging project will ensure that Haven ports will […]

  • 21 June 2017
    Authorities & Government, Operations & Maintenance

    Galloper Wind Farm Limited expects a decision on the application to build an operations and maintenance facility for the 336MW Galloper offshore wind farm at Harwich International Port to be made in July.

  • 21 June 2017
    Authorities & Government, Operations & Maintenance

    Galloper Wind Farm Limited expects a decision on the application to build an operations and maintenance facility for the 336MW Galloper offshore wind farm at Harwich International Port to be made in July.

  • 17 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Harwich Harbor maintenance dredging program, conducted by the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Sospan Dau, is currently underway.  The dredged material will be disposed of to the beneficial sites in the River Stour and River Orwell. Maintenance dredging is carried out approximately five times a year, to ensure that Harwich Harbor’s deepwater channel remains […]