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Promoting the Southern North Sea regions as an offshore and marine energy hub
Jonathan Dale, partner and head of our Employment department, recently embarked on a Northern Powerhouse Trade Mission to the Netherlands organised by the Department of International Trade. Jonathan spent three days attending a number of conferences and exhibitions, visiting stands of exhibiting clients and other international businesses showcasing their activities …More
Navigating relationships between the fishing industry and the Offshore Wind (OSW) sector
Andrew Oliver, partner and head of the firm’s Fishing and Marine department, recently returned from an OSW Symposium as part of a delegation from Team Humber Marine Alliance (THMA) and Sea Source Offshore to the USA. As a panellist, he shared insightful advice on the UK’s experience of …More
Renewables Round 3 - an update
Given the ageing nature of our power generating fleet and the fact that some coal and oil fired power stations as well as nuclear stations are due to close, the Government is seeking alternative ways of providing power. Renewables is a great candidate and the UK has made good progress …More
Offshore energy & the fishing industry: managing risks
In addition to renewable energy generation, the marine environment is host to a number of other activities, many of which occasionally conflict with the activities of offshore renewable operators or those with cables on the sea bed – including the fishing industry. Andrew Oliver, head of our renewable energy group, looks …More
Offshore energy: Purchasing a transfer vessel – how to avoid common pitfalls
The commissioning of a new build crew transfer vessel or the acquisition of a pre-owned vessel can be an exciting time for all concerned. However, as Andrew Oliver, head of our renewable energy team, points out, it pays to take proper legal advice to avoid common pitfalls whilst ensuring …More
Wind Energy Network March 2017 issue
The criminal courts have now had some 12 months experience of operating the new sentencing guidelines and it is clear they have done so with enthusiasm. The implementation of the guidelines came hot on the heels of the magistrates' courts being given unlimited sentencing power for fines; the combination of …More
All at sea? You can't afford to be
A raft of legislation applies to the provision and use of work equipment both on and off shore - and it's vital that those who supply such equipment are fully aware of their responsibilities, says Andrew Oliver, partner and head of renewable energy at Andrew Jackson. Whether working on land, …More