Harwich Offshore

Harwich Offshore
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Extensive Port Facilities
Commercial Land
Infrastructure
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Centre for UK offshore renewables, one of the largest offshore wind opportunities in the North Sea.

Harwich is one of the UK’s best located and most experienced wind ports.
 

1. Harwich’s Offshore Wind Experience

Harwich is one of the UK’s largest and most experienced port complexes in the offshore renewables industry with 260 turbines installed and many operational difficulties resolved.  
  The ports, Harwich International Port and Harwich Navyard,  have been involved in lay-down, installation, operations and maintenance for Rounds One and Two and have hosted key operators such as A2Sea, DONG, Aasleff/Bilfinger Berger JV, Fluor, MPI, SeaJacks and Siemens.


London Array foundation installation from Harwich2. The Harwich Offer

Harwich is located in the centre of Europe’s Offshore Wind activity, accessible to the Southern North Sea Gas projects. 

The ports have sheltered deep water with 2km of quays for Jack-up barges and work boats and over 0.8 km2 (200 acres) of land available.  Click here for details of the Extensive Port Facilities at Harwich.

With an intermodal rail head and a London train time of 1hr 25m Harwich has excellent connectivity by rail as well as air, road and sea. Click here for details of Infrastructure links to Harwich.

Quayside,  Harwich International Port

3. The Harwich Opportunity

Harwich has the proven ability to serve the UK’s Round 2 extensions, Round 3 and European offshore facilities from a long established deep water base.  

The ports have the experience to provide the highest quality services to the World’s best operators in offshore wind and decommissioning as well as the land and development opportunities for manufacturing, installation, logistics and servicing. 

Click here for details of the Commercial Land available at Harwich.

Click here for an overall Map of Harwich showing these opportunities.

Blades & towers load-out, Harwich

4. New and events

  • 15 April 2014 - Business Opportunities and Funding Streams : A FREE EVENT WAS HELD FOR ESSEX & SOUTH SUFFOLK MANUFACTURERS AND BUSINESS, TUESDAY 15TH APRIL 2014, HARWICH INTERNATIONAL PORT
  • ERDF grants - ERDF GRANTS FROM £2,500 TO £50,000 ARE NOW AVAILABLE TO HELP SMES DEVELOP THEIR IDEAS FOR THE OFFSHORE RENEWABLES SECTOR. FOR DETAILS SEE THIS LEAFLET
     

Contact us ...

For the commercial opportunities accessible from Harwich.

Richard Bailey, INVEST Essexrichard.bailey@investessex.co.uk, +44 (0)3330 136720 
Steve Hume, Harwich International PortHumeS@Harwich.co.uk
Tom Gardiner, Tendring District CouncilTGardiner@TendringDC.gov.uk
Steve Clarke, Haven Gateway Partnershipsteve.clarke@haven-gateway.org