One of Europe’s most successful shipyard groups, Damen, has decided to build on spec a trio of crew-change vessels for the rapidly expanding offshore renewable energy services market.
Proserv Controls has bagged a contract for work on what will be the world’s largest offshore wind farm.
European players Deme Group, Aspiravi and Qair have formed the “Thistle Wind Partners” JV for a joint ScotWind bid.
The Belgian firm responsible for tender decisions on a giant Moray Firth wind project has consolidated its business.
Concern is mounting no decision will be made in time for Christmas on a potential lifeline renewables contract for BiFab.
‘Enormous implications’ for Scotland if BiFab shut out of contracts, former UK energy minister warns
A former UK energy minister has warned of the “enormous implications” to Scottish manufacturing if BiFab are left out in the cold, as the Moray East contract saga continues to run and run.
Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown’s letter to Belgian contractor DEME Group requesting that they “give back to the community” in terms of BiFab contracts has highlighted a potential crisis of confidence in the Scottish renewables supply chain.
A former UK energy minister living on the Isle of Lewis has intervened in a bid to halt any potential BiFab deal for the Moray East windfarm going to foreign firms.
An Aberdeen company is involved in the development of a new rig that could lower well plugging and abandonment (P&A) costs by up to 30%.