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Invest: Industry Great Yarmouth

Offshore Energy and Logistics

Strategically located for the Southern North Sea, Great Yarmouth has been the principle operations base for the region’s oil and gas sector for more than half a century. The borough is recognised globally as a centre of excellence, boasting England’s most concentrated and extensive reservoir of offshore expertise and experience.

Great Yarmouth is a leading offshore wind hub, home to the UK’s first commercial windfarm, Scroby Sands. Globally-significant projects worth more than £5.5bn are being built from here, with huge opportunities ahead.

In addition, Great Yarmouth has a growing reputation as a centre of excellence for recycling redundant gas platforms, and is already sharing in a £3bn potential market in North Sea decommissioning.

Electronics and Manufacturing

Since 1945, there has been a steady growth of businesses developing cutting-edge technologies that have a global impact.

Today, a cluster of high-tech businesses export electronic and advanced manufacturing products and services around the world, supporting diverse industries including automotive, IT, defence, aerospace and aviation.

Marine Sciences

Many businesses based in Great Yarmouth have an international reputation for excellence in all aspects of marine science, including hydrographic surveying and geosciences.

Subsea operations and geosciences are a particular specialisation, with firms focusing on geotechnical, seabed, fish and mammal surveys, as well as geosciences data and consultancy, with products and services exported worldwide.

Boat-Building and Maintenance

Great Yarmouth’s thriving boat-building and repair sector is built on a long tradition of master craftsmen and a history inextricably linked to the sea.

Local boat yards have a global reputation in building, refurbishing and repairing aluminium catamarans, high-speed pilot boats and other work and leisure craft, with an increasing demand for purpose-built support vessels to service the offshore sector.

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