Port of Blyth has welcomed the latest client to join its offshore energy hub following the official opening of a brand new £0.7m facility at its South Harbour terminal for Texo Group.
Known as one of the UK’s leading offshore energy support bases, the Port has developed an impressive cluster of complementary businesses servicing the offshore energy and renewables sectors and ambitious Texo are intent on furthering their growth via the purpose built facility in Blyth.
Martin Lawlor, Chief Executive at Port of Blyth, said: “We’re very pleased to officially welcome Texo Group to the Port of Blyth. Their ambitions and capability in the offshore energy and subsea sectors will no doubt be a great addition to the cluster of businesses we have based here. We’re delighted that Texo Group has selected Port of Blyth as the location for its brand new facility. We believe their strategy to bring a fresh approach to fabrication reflects our own ambition to deliver a world class service to the industry in Blyth”.
The 1200sqm facility will support the production of premium fabricated solutions and includes two 20 tonne overhead cranes with hook height of up to 11m along with a 1250sqm yard area containing an office space and car parking provision.
Texo Group is a leading inspection, engineering, procurement, construction (iEPC) and fabrication specialist for multiple sectors, including: oil & gas, clean energy & renewables, marine, nuclear, telecommunications, utilities and critical civil/infrastructure.
Andrew Robson, Managing Director, Texo CFS said: “We are delighted to have signed an agreement for this fabulous new facility at the Port of Blyth. This new facility will be the cornerstone of our Group-wide strategy in the North East, bringing world class projects to the area.”
Texo Group join numerous leading offshore and subsea businesses in calling Port of Blyth’s South Harbour home including market leaders such as DeepOcean, Royal IHC and Osbit.