Europe’s biggest chain and anchor port to build new oil and gas infrastructure decommissioning facility

John Lawrie Metals Ltd (JLM), of Aberdeen, is to build an oil and gas infrastructure decommissioning facility in Montrose.

Announcing a 12-year lease for the site, Montrose Port Authority (MPA) said the new operation on the harbour’s South Quay would help meet demand in the North Sea.

Waste management and environmental permits from The Scottish Government will allow the facility to handle and process all types of materials produced during decommissioning.

MPA highlighted direct quayside access, together with “ease of discharge and handover of client materials” as major selling points for the site.

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Manor Marine Secures Mainprize MO8 Vessel Build Contract

Manor Marine UK Ltd has secured a contract with Mainprize Offshore to build an offshore multi role windfarm service vessel; the MO8 is a bespoke in-house designed 26-metre Supa Swath catamaran designed by Walker Marine Design and due for delivery in Q2 2022.

The build of the MO8 will be the sixth crew transfer vessel constructed by Manor Marine, but the first vessel built for Mainprize Offshore; featuring a Supa-Swath hull form, the vessel will have 175m2 of deck space, a cargo capacity of 35 tonnes, seating for 24 passengers and a maximum speed of 27 knots.

Walker Marine Design has designed several of Manor Marine’s previous vessel build projects, including both the Manor Venture and Manor Endurance for Manor Renewable Energy.

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The world’s first suspension crew transfer vessel

The first commercial boat equipped with a suspension system could be a game-changer for the offshore wind market.

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Manufacturing boost for North East jobs in offshore wind production

More than 300 jobs are being created in the North East in an offshore wind production boom thanks to more than £70m of UK government and private investment.

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CERULEAN WINDS NAMES NOV AS DELIVERY PARTNER IN OFFSHORE FLOATING WIND SCHEME

Scheme to cut offshore CO2 emissions by half from 2025

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Dogger Bank confirms NKT for third phase of world’s largest offshore wind farm

Following a preferred supplier agreement announced in 2020, Dogger Bank Wind Farm has now confirmed NKT as the main contractor for delivery and installation of high-voltage DC (HVDC) onshore and offshore export cable systems for Dogger Bank C, the third phase of the world’s largest offshore wind farm.

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