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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.... read more
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.... read more
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.... read more
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.... read more
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.... read more
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.... read more
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.... read more
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.... read more
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.... read more
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.... read more
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.... read more
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.... read more