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Weekly update, 2nd July

06th Jul, 2018

Energy & Business Services: Further evidence that the Beatrice Offshore Windfarm project is moving from its construction phase to its operations and maintenance (O&M) phase, with this week’s announcement that SeaCat Services has signed a further two-year charter contract with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy to provide O&M support to its activities for the Beatrice project. […]

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Weekly update, 30th January 2017

03rd Feb, 2017

Energy & business services: • Partners kicked off a piece of work this week to look at short/ medium/ long term opportunities for the north mainland to gain further economic benefit from oil & gas work, particularly focusing on the continuing interest around west of Shetland oil & gas developments, for which locations like Scrabster […]

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Weekly update, 5th September

09th Sep, 2016

Energy & Business Services: • It is good to note that recruitment has now started for staff who will take forward the operations and maintenance of the Beatrice offshore Windfarm Ltd development at Wick, with lead partner SSE advertising the posts of Contract Lead, Asset Engineer and Operations Engineer. These are the first publicly advertised […]

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Weekly update, 29th August

02nd Sep, 2016

Tourism, food & drink: • Following last week’s visit of the “Hebridean Sky” Scrabster harbour welcomed another cruise ship to port this week, with the arrival of the “Pacific Princess” which can carry up to 820 passengers, plus crew. Once again a number of passengers came ashore to visit local attractions, some taking advantage of […]

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Weekly update, 8th August

12th Aug, 2016

Energy and Business Services: • Atlantis Resources Ltd has completed a deal with Belgian company DEME, who will be providing support (via its subsidiary Geosea) to the installation of the foundation structures for Phase 1a of the MeyGen project. DEME held an event in Caithness last November in association with CNSRP partner Highlands and Islands […]

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Weekly update, 18th July

22nd Jul, 2016

Energy and Business Services: • CNSRP partner Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) and Scrabster Harbour Trust co-hosted a visit last week from Deirdre Michie, Chief Executive of Oil & Gas UK. During her visit she met representatives from a number of local companies, and also had discussions on the potential for Scrabster in particular to […]

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Weekly update, 29th February

05th Mar, 2016

Energy & Business Services: The Scottish Government’s recently-announced Transition Training Fund was established to help address the current labour market issues caused by the decline in the price of oil, and its knock-on effects on the economy. The Fund is to be managed by CNSRP partner Skills Development Scotland, and it’s been useful to talk […]

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Weekly update, 7th September

11th Sep, 2015

Energy & Business Services The massive Offshore Europe Conference and Exhibition took place in Aberdeen this week. The event, which is one of the world’s largest technical events on offshore exploration and production, draws around 1,500 exhibitors and thousands of visitors from across the world. HIE’s Roy Kirk and DSRL secondee June Love were in […]

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Weekly update, 17th August

22nd Aug, 2015

Energy & Business Services I was grateful for the chance to meet this week with members of Wick Harbour Authority board and Cavendish Nuclear secondee Shona Kirk to review schedules and progress with the development project that sits on the CNSRP Programme. WHA Chairman Willie Watt confirmed the Board’s gratitude for recent support awarded by […]

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Weekly update, 10th August

14th Aug, 2015

Tourism, Food & Drink There has been further excellent media coverage this week of the North Coast 500 route following triple cycling world record holder Mark Beaumont’s amazing non-stop circumnavigation of the route. We watched him flash past us in Thurso on Tuesday morning on his way to completing the journey in 38 hours! As […]

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