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Much of the work we perform for various clients is confidential, whether this be on Offshore Wind Farms or Transport Infrastructure, but wherever possible we like to share our news with visitors to the web site and include articles of interest within this section.

Green Hydrogen – What’s All The Fuss About?

Green Hydrogen – What’s All The Fuss About?

Currently, hydrogen is mainly used as a raw material in industry but is increasingly in focus as a medium for storing energy and as a fuel in the transport sector. Matt Doyle, Commercial Director of Jarrow-based Wescott Industrial Services, Offshore Wind Farm coating specialists, explains exactly what Green Hydrogen is and how we’ll probably be hearing lot more about it in the future.

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Offshore Sector Boost For Wescott

Offshore Sector Boost For Wescott

With Europe alone investing some €27Bn in new windfarms in 2018 (Wind Europe Report April 2019), the boom in coatings for offshore structures has come as a very welcome boost to Jarrow-based Wescott Industrial Services who have enjoyed significant growth during 2018 and this year.

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2019 Already Looking Good For Wescott

2019 Already Looking Good For Wescott

With an expanding order book of not only repeat business from existing customers, but also new business from first-time clients across a wide range of sectors, Jarrow-based Wescott Industrial Services are looking forward to continuing growth during the year.

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Wescott Expand Down Under

Wescott Expand Down Under

Jarrow-based Wescott Industrial Services have set up an Australian subsidiary company in a bold expansion designed to take advantage of the huge potential of the Australian coatings sector.

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Wescott Appoint Sales & Proposals Manager

Wescott Appoint Sales & Proposals Manager

Jarrow-based Wescott Industrial Services have appointed Lee Bullock as Sales and Proposals Manager.

Lee, who has returned to his native South Shields after an adventurous career overseas, brings some 30 years of experience of the coatings industry to the position having moved from his previous position as Area Manager with Felling-based AkzoNobel.

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Wescott Invest in Innovation

Wescott Invest in Innovation

A continuous focus on sourcing and applying innovations is reaping benefits for Jarrow-based Wescott Industrial Services who are enjoying one of their busiest periods of on-going projects and enquiries since their formation in 2010.

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Wescott Industrial Services Finish Beatrice Preparation Work

Wescott Industrial Services Finish Beatrice Preparation Work

Jarrow-based Wescott Industrial Services have ensured that the two Offshore Transformer Modules (OTM) which will become a crucial part of the Beatrice Offshore Wind Farm were ready for installation in the New Year after a gruelling five month contract at Methil which saw a crew of some 44 blasters and painters working around the clock to prepare and coat the steel surfaces.

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Brushing Up The Claude Monique

Brushing Up The Claude Monique

Jarrow-based Wescott Industrial Services has played its part in Sunderland’s new Northern Spire bridge project by carrying out maintenance work on one of the key vessels used during construction.

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Dong Rebrand Ticks All the Boxes for Green Energy

Dong Rebrand Ticks All the Boxes for Green Energy

Matthew Doyle, Commercial Director of NE England-based Wescott Industrial Services explains how the rebrand of the Danish former Offshore Oil & Gas giant into a green energy pioneer, is not only a great example of rebranding but could herald a new era of power generation.

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Wescott to Fly the Coatings Flag at Offshore Europe

Wescott to Fly the Coatings Flag at Offshore Europe

Jarrow-based Wescott Industrial Services will be promoting their offshore coatings expertise at the huge Offshore Europe (OE) exhibition in Aberdeen between September 5th and 8th.

Held bi-anually in Aberdeen since 1973, OE is the largest offshore exhibition and conference held outside North America, attracting over 50,000 attendees to the almost 1,000 industry stands and conference sessions delivered by global experts.

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Offshore Wind Heralds Tyne Revival

Offshore Wind Heralds Tyne Revival

Matthew Doyle, Managing Director of NE England-based Wescott Industrial Services explains how the latest developments in Tyneside’s former shipyards herald a new era of offshore activity for the region

There’s some interesting views on the River Tyne these days. At the old Neptune Dry Dock in Wallsend, Royal BAM Group have been building five 60m high Gravity Based Foundations (GBF’s) for the Blyth Offshore Demonstrator Wind Farm, whilst further down the River, at the old Hadrian Yard now operated by Smulders UK, the huge jackets for the Beatrice Offshore Wind Farm are being assembled, leading local commentators to compare the landscape to the alien invaders of War of the Worlds.

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Coatings – The X Factor of Offshore Maintenance?

Coatings – The X Factor of Offshore Maintenance?

With asset maintenance and cost reduction the current buzz words for offshore operators in the marine, oil & gas and renewables sector, Matthew Doyle, Commercial Director of NE England-based Wescott Industrial Services explains how investment in coatings repair is a vital yet often overlooked element of preserving offshore and onshore structures.

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