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VICTORIA OF WIGHT FERRY DELIVERED

VICTORIA OF WIGHT FERRY DELIVERED

The Victoria of Wight, Wightlink’s new flagship, designed by Houlder, has been delivered by Cemre shipyard, Turkey. This follows a successful period o...

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TEAM JOINS SIR DAVID ATTENBOROUGH CELEBRATIONS

TEAM JOINS SIR DAVID ATTENBOROUGH CELEBRATIONS

Houlder has played a key role in the development of the UK’s new polar research vessel, RRS Sir David Attenborough since it was first conceived by the...

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FOUNDATION LIFTING TOOL AVAILABLE FOR HIRE

FOUNDATION LIFTING TOOL AVAILABLE FOR HIRE

Houlder has announced its jacket foundation lifting tool is available for hire following its successful deployment during the construction of the Euro...

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CEO CELEBRATES EMPLOYEE OWNERSHIP

CEO CELEBRATES EMPLOYEE OWNERSHIP

The team at Houlder was delighted to be part of the UK Employee Ownership Day (EO Day), run by the Employee Ownership Association (EOA), on Friday 29 ...

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HOULDER STAND AT GLOBAL OFFSHORE WIND

HOULDER STAND AT GLOBAL OFFSHORE WIND

Houlder is delighted to be exhibiting at Renewable UK’s Global Offshore Wind 2018 event, June 19-20. The Manchester Conference and Exhibition is the l...

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OFFSHORE TEAM ROLLS INTO DYCE, ABERDEEN

OFFSHORE TEAM ROLLS INTO DYCE, ABERDEEN

Houlder has announced a move to a larger facility within Dyce, Aberdeen. The new premises, which comprise a two-storey office space, warehouse and fab...

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AUTONOMOUS SURFACE VESSELS RESEARCH

AUTONOMOUS SURFACE VESSELS RESEARCH

Houlder is part of a new £900k joint industry project set to explore the technical, regulatory and societal issues of using autonomous surface vessels...

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HOULDER RECOGNISED FOR ENGINEERING IMPACT

HOULDER RECOGNISED FOR ENGINEERING IMPACT

National Instruments has announced Houlder as a global finalist for their Engineering Impact Awards in the Energy category. The awards, presented at...

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PROJECT MANAGING CRUISE VESSEL REFITS

PROJECT MANAGING CRUISE VESSEL REFITS

Houlder has a wealth of experience to share gained through project management during cruise vessel refits and equipment upgrade projects. Houlder was ...

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NEW MARINE EQUIPMENT SALES TEAM

NEW MARINE EQUIPMENT SALES TEAM

Houlder has announced a new sales team within its Marine Equipment business. Led by John Virando, who has joined Houlder from fabricator Oceantech, th...

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Ballast Water Management Website

Ballast Water Management Website

Houlder has announced the launch of a new website focusing on its Ballast Water Management (BWM) technical consultancy services. You can visit Houlder...

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Cyber Essentials Plus Certification Success

Cyber Essentials Plus Certification Success

Houlder has announced successful certification with the UK Government Cyber Essentials Plus scheme. Cyber Essentials Plus is a government-backed, indu...

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Exhaust gas scrubbers support from Houlder

Exhaust gas scrubbers support from Houlder

Exhaust gas scrubbers are increasingly important to the marine industry. As a result, Houlder’s Marine Design Consultancy team is working with supplie...

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Houlder joins National Instruments at Offshore Europe 2015

Houlder joins National Instruments at Offshore Europe 2015

Houlder has joined forces with National Instruments (NI) and Industrial Systems & Control (ISC) Ltd for Offshore Europe 2015, Aberdeen’s leading oil &...

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Safety First – Houlder achieves OHSAS 18001 Certification

Safety First – Houlder achieves OHSAS 18001 Certification

Houlder is celebrating achieving OHSAS 18001 Health & Safety certification. The Occupational Health & Safety Assessment series is an effective way of ...

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Award Winning Expertise – Energy Oil & Gas Magazine

Award Winning Expertise – Energy Oil & Gas Magazine

AWARD WINNING EXPERTISE Rupert Hare, our CEO described Houlder’s recent successes in an interview with Energy Oil & Gas Magazine. With a history dati...

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Sunday Times top 5 for fast international growth

Sunday Times top 5 for fast international growth

Houlder takes fourth place in the Sunday Times HSBC FastTrack International 200 list. “Houlder’s heritage in North Sea engineering, vessel design and...

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Pile installation equipment strengthens Saipem’s grip

Pile installation equipment strengthens Saipem’s grip

Houlder has delivered pin pile installation equipment to Saipem as part of the Shah Deniz gas field development in the Caspian Sea. The development, ...

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Houlder wins £1.3M new Polar Research Vessel contract

Houlder wins £1.3M new Polar Research Vessel contract

Houlder has been awarded a £1.3M contract from NERC (Natural Environment Research Council) to provide technical advice for the commissioning of the UK...

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Gosport Ferry “Harbour Spirit” delivered

Gosport Ferry “Harbour Spirit” delivered

Gosport Ferry Harbour Spirit, designed by Houlder, has been delivered to Portsmouth Harbour. The 32m, 293t ferry has capacity for up to 300 passenger...

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Houlder Judges Engineering Competition

Houlder Judges Engineering Competition

Houlder Americas’ President, Garry Kennie (pictured), was senior judge of Rice University’s student engineering competition February 25. The Rice Glob...

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Ballast Water Treatment

Ballast Water Treatment

Houlder is working with A&P Group towards the installation of Ballast Water Treatment equipment on RFA Argus RFA Argus serves as a Primary Casualty R...

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Gripper Arm Controls Win Graphical System Design Awards

Gripper Arm Controls Win Graphical System Design Awards

One of Houlder’s key suppliers has been recognised with two prestigious design awards. Glasgow based control specialist, Industrial Systems and Contro...

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Houlder Americas named British-American Award Finalist

Houlder Americas named British-American Award Finalist

Houlder Americas has been named a Finalist in the Small to Medium Sized Business category in The 2014 BABC International Business Awards. The award p...

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Robinson move reflects growth

Robinson move reflects growth

Nigel Robinson has been appointed Houlder’s Director of Offshore Projects & Engineering. Based in Aberdeen, he will be accountable for the company’s o...

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Houlder designers energised by offshore wind projects

Houlder designers energised by offshore wind projects

Mike Simpson, Marine Design Consultancy Director explained to Wind Energy Network magazine (July/August issue) how our Ship Design teams have responde...

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TAS steps up to turbine access challenge

TAS steps up to turbine access challenge

Houlder’s TAS (Turbine Access System) has taken a step closer to meeting operator requirements by completing a trial period within the Carbon Trust’s ...

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Houlder at NI Offshore Measurement Summit 2014

Houlder at NI Offshore Measurement Summit 2014

Houlder will be joining industry experts at Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen on July 1 to share their experiences of measurement technology and its ...

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Project Director appointment supports growth in Tyneside

Project Director appointment supports growth in Tyneside

Houlder has announced the appointment of James Russell as Project Director. James (pictured) joins to support growth in the Oil & Gas, Renewable Energ...

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Houlder wins Santander Breakthrough 50 Award

Houlder wins Santander Breakthrough 50 Award

Houlder has been recognised as one of the top fifty UK growing companies by the Santander Breakthrough 50 Business awards. In conjunction with Smarta...

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