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Top In-Demand Specialist Offshore Jobs in Renewables

By Alex Brown on Thursday, October 20th, 2022 in News. No Comments

Engineers. Electricians. Scientists. These are just a few examples of the core roles that have always been crucial to the offshore industry. That won’t change any time soon, especially as innovation continues to spur market growth. However, there’s something we need to acknowledge. They aren’t the only specialist employees that renewable companies have been fighting […]

Offshore Solar vs Offshore Wind

By Alex Brown on Tuesday, October 18th, 2022 in News. No Comments

There’s no denying that the offshore energy industry has a strong future ahead. Not only are we seeing record levels of investment and market growth across the entirety of the sector, but innovation has recently reached an all-time high (Source: Wind Power Engineering). Ongoing advancements in technology have led to the existence of floating wind […]

Your Ultimate Guide to Hiring Permanent Onshore Positions

By Alex Brown on Wednesday, September 28th, 2022 in News. No Comments

When it comes to recruiting for permanent onshore roles in the offshore industry, it can be a little confusing. After all, you’re so used to sourcing talent for international positions that it can be challenging to adhere to a completely different hiring culture. Thankfully, though, you just have to remember one key piece of advice… […]

An Overview of the Offshore Wind Industry in the US

By Alex Brown on Wednesday, September 28th, 2022 in News. No Comments

Over the last year, the United Kingdom has gained a lot of media attention for its offshore wind farms. Being one of the biggest and best sites in the world, it makes sense.  However, in the fight to combat the world’s impending energy crisis, other countries can’t be ignored, including: China Netherlands Germany Denmark The […]

Our Top 5 Renewable Offshore Projects (2022)

By Alex Brown on Wednesday, September 28th, 2022 in News. No Comments

Isn’t it incredible to have watched the development of renewable energy over the last few years? Something that was once a distant dream is now a beautiful reality.  We should celebrate. As of this year, nearly 28% of the world’s electricity production is produced by wind, tidal, and solar farms (Source: IEA). There’s no denying […]

The Latest Trends and Developments in ROV Technology

By Alex Brown on Tuesday, August 16th, 2022 in News. No Comments

ROV technologies are constantly evolving. Lately, it’s felt like there has always been another development that could prove crucial to the success of offshore projects, and keeping track of it all is hard. Then, even when development is ready for the market, there’s still work to do. The progression of ROV technology Take, for example, […]

Brexit’s Effect on Offshore Projects

By Alex Brown on Tuesday, August 2nd, 2022 in News. No Comments

As a European or British contractor working on offshore projects, you used to have a whole continent of opportunities sat before you.  It was exciting.  You could live in the UK, work in France, and travel between the two with ease.You could see your family regularly, and thrive from a solid and reliable income in […]

The State of the UK Offshore Wind Industry 2020-2030

By Alex Brown on Wednesday, July 20th, 2022 in News. No Comments

As an industry, we often find ourselves reflecting on the negatives. It’s perfectly natural. To secure business survivability, those operating in UK offshore wind must stay alert to the evolving market.  As we, as a sector, prepare ourselves for what’s ahead, we hold discussions about: The impending resource crisis and what can be done. The […]

10 Ways Technology and Renewable Energy Investment Will Affect the Shipping Industry

By Alex Brown on Tuesday, June 14th, 2022 in News. No Comments

Did you know that the global shipping industry contributes around 3% of all greenhouse gases? As governments and organisations around the world sign up for ESG initiatives, it’ll be interesting to see how the shipping industry will be affected. When this is combined with the continued investment into technological functions that increase health and safety, […]

Sourcing Reliable Contractors to Build Offshore Wind Farms

By Alex Brown on Wednesday, May 18th, 2022 in News. No Comments

The world is facing a global energy crisis. As prices surge, the private and public markets have begun to scrabble for solutions and, by 2030, offshore wind farm investment is expected to reach £650 billion (Source: Eco Generation). For stakeholders not operating in the sector, it seems simple enough to rely on turning wind into […]