Port Of Blyth News

L-R Maddison Fleming, Keira-Mai Fenn, Connor Hazell, Lewis Burrell, Dylan Gooch, Prisha Brown (Photo: Subsea UK)

Northgate Students Conquer Subsea UK’s STEM Challenge

challenge, led and organized by Subsea UK and supported by the Smallpeice trust, saw 60 teams of secondary school students compete in regional heats to earn their place in the final.The winners from each regional heat; St Damian's RC Science College, Manchester; St Mary’s Catholic School, Port of Blyth; Northgate High School, Norwich; Hyndland Secondary School, Glasgow; Millburn Academy, Inverness and Bristol Free School, traveled to P&J Live in Aberdeen this week to take part in the final.The subsea challenge saw the teams design and program ROVs using Lego Mindstorms EV3 kit, an integrated

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DeepOcean Splits Up UK Subsidiary

division (DeepOcean CL&T) divided into a seabed intervention unit under a new brand and a subsea cable installation specialist; DeepOcean Subsea Cables. Pierre Boyde, Managing Director of DeepOcean CL&T will head the seabed trenching division, headquartered at their world class facilities at Port of Blyth, UK.Boyde said, “This new division will allow, what is already a world leading subsea trenching service to grow by concentrating on delivering exceptional performance from our exceptional vehicles. The move also allows us to meet the demands of our clients by focusing on the delivery of

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Subsea Plow Delivered to Global Marine

and backfill subsea plow to offshore engineering company Global Marine Group.The offshore technology company has designed and built the plow, which will now be known as PLP240, over a 20-week program, following contract award in January. Final assembly and sign-off was completed at Osbit’s Port of Blyth facility, on time at the end of May, to meet an accelerated and demanding schedule driven by customer need.Osbit has worked in close collaboration with Global Marine Group and its first client for the new plow, Vattenfall, to deliver a burial asset which will help to reduce the cost of offshore

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Global Marine Group Extends UK Footprint

Offshore engineering services provider Global Marine Group (GMG) has expanded its operations base in the United Kingdom to include the Port of Blyth, Northumberland.   Blyth, a modern, well-specified port, has emerged as a major support base for U.K. offshore energy projects. Operating from the Port of Blyth, both of GMG’s two business units, CWind, which provides services to the offshore wind industry, and Global Marine, which provides fiber optic cable solutions to multiple sectors, will be able to offer regionally-focused support, resulting in faster mobilization, greater flexibility

DP2 Deepsea Worker Photo Pharos Offshore Group

Pharos Offshore Hires Deepsea Worker

recovery spread.   The company entered discussions with the vessel owners in early February for the vessel, which has become available after her 5-yearly inspection. The vessel, with a clear deck space of 540m₂ and 50te construction crane, will be mobilised in Bergen and re-birthed in the Port of Blyth alongside Pharos Offshore’s quayside storage facility.   Speaking on the news of the announcement, Phil Walker, CEO of Pharos Offshore Group, commented “Pharos Offshore has an excellent reputation within the offshore market as a marine contractor with specialist knowledge,

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