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Supply Chain & Port Infrastructure

Supply Chain

Cornwall and South West England have a long maritime history and have been at the forefront of marine engineering for centuries.

Today, companies are providing the skills and expertise needed to design, test and deploy marine energy technologies in challenging conditions.

As well as specialist renewable energy and technical consultancies, core strengths include:

  • Offshore renewables resource and investment appraisal.Offshore surveying.
  • Offshore surveying.
  • Marine operations planning and design.
  • Front-end engineering design.
  • Mooring and foundation design.
  • Cable connectors and cable routing design.
  • Offshore and subsea engineering and installation project management.
  • Naval architecture and marine sciences.
  • Electrical and hydraulic components.
  • Technical due diligence.

See below to download a full supply chain directory for the South West.

Port Infrastructure

The region boasts a wide variety of port infrastructure available to support the development, manufacture, installation and ongoing operation and maintenance of offshore marine energy projects.

You will discover that Cornwall is well placed to access the deep-water resources in the South West approaches, Celtic Sea and European Atlantic Seaboard.  On the South coast, Falmouth is the world’s 3rd largest natural harbour, with deep and sheltered layup and construction areas in Carrick Roads, and immediate access to deeper waters in Falmouth Bay. At Falmouth Docks, A&P Group have well-established deep-water berths, excellent engineering services, and a highly skilled workforce. In addition, other ports including Newlyn, Penzance, Par and Fowey also provide excellent support potential. On the North coast, Hayle Harbour is adjacent to the Wave Hub offshore site.

An added advantage is the proximity of these ports to concentrations of research and supply chain expertise, creating an efficient and cost-effective environment in which to operate.

The South West has a unique advantage. It has extremely viable energy resource close to excellent grid and port infrastructure, research facilities and vital supply chain companies.

Johnny Gowdy, Regen South West

Downloads

  • 8th South West Marine Supply Chain DirectoryDownloads

Partner Facilities

Cornwall and the South West have world-leading marine renewable energy research and demonstration facilities offering a pathway to commercial deployment.

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Supporting Developers

Our region is committed to fostering a strong marine energy industry and there is a range of support available to assist and guide offshore renewable technology developers.

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Deploying at Wave Hub

Our team of specialists can assist with all aspects of your deployment, from marine operations to electrical systems and consenting and navigational safety.

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