The “vast majority” of UK offshore oil infrastructure will be decommissioned in Britain despite competition from Norwegian yards for the biggest jobs, a market expert claimed.
Harland and Wolff
The chief of the energy firm which acquired Belfast's Harland and Wolff shipyard says he is "hopeful" former employees can return to work this week.
UK energy infrastructure group InfraStrata has agreed to buy Harland and Wolff shipyard in Belfast for £6 million.
Two bids to buy Belfast's struggling shipyard are "valid and credible", the local MP has said.
Energy Voice began its decommissioning series in October by raising the prospect of a “turf war” in the North Sea over the next 30 years.
For many UK ports, creating the facilities needed for large-scale decommissioning projects is a quest they are just embarking on.
A contract for the assembly of wind turbine jackets will secure up to 200 jobs at Harland and Wolff (H&W) in Belfast.
Orkney-based renewables firm Scotrenewables Tidal Power (STP) said today it had launched the world’s largest energy generating tidal turbine.