The Highland port of Ardersier has hired Neptune Infrastructure Associates, led by former Orsted exec Hamish Yates, to create an “energy transition hub”.
Haventus is eyeing expansion in the UK, Europe and elsewhere, using Ardersier as a template.
Port owners say the prize is too important to not be involved.
Up to 2,000 people will be onsite during peak production, with one floater produced at Ardersier every week, BW Ideol said.
The new chief exec of Ardersier Port owner Haventus is optimistic that major investment in the site will set it up for a leading and century-long role in the energy transition.
Former BP executive Lewis Gillies has been named CEO of the port’s new parent company.
A new heritage centre and cafe are being planned for Ardersier Port to create a new entrance and mark its history as an oil yard.
The offshore wind sector must do more to embed sustainable practices - particularly when it comes to decommissioning, according to a leading academic.
A renewables expert believes the scale of interest in developing floating offshore wind in Scotland proves that the technology is more than a passing fancy.
Excitement in the supply chain for the ScotWind offshore leasing round is tinged with tough lessons from Scotland’s recent past on offshore wind.
With the results of the first ScotWind offshore licensing round now imminent, it is perhaps worth having a wee cogitate about what the sustainable benefits or otherwise could accrue to Scotland.
Multi-million pound works to bring a mothballed Highland harbour back up to speed are due to kick off in the coming days.
Is it my imagination or are things looking up a bit on the renewables front here in Scotland?
Ardersier Port Authority has signed a formal partnership deal with BW Ideol for manufacturing of floating offshore wind facilities.
The former McDermott fabrication yard at Ardersier is under new ownership, it was announced last night.
Multi-million-pound plans for a new town in the Highlands are back on the table.
Signs of improvement in the Inverness office letting market have been hailed after the last space in a prominent city centre building was filled.
Ports in the Highlands and Islands region have snapped up a share of the spoils from the Scottish Government’s new decommissioning funding-pot.
A Scottish Government fund for helping the country secure decommissioning work has awarded £1.1million worth of backing to six ports.
A Derbyshire-based land and property developer has emerged as the new owner of the former fabrication yard at Adersier, in the Highlands, following a £5million deal.
A huge former Highland fabrication yard has been sold in a £5million deal.