Jetty bid puts UK wind hub 'in peril'

How the AMEP would look

How the AMEP would look

A bitter row has erupted over a proposed £450m ($742m) offshore wind support hub in northeast England – with its developer warning that plans by the port owner for a new jetty could sink the whole project.

The Able Marine Energy Park (AMEP) development on the south bank of the Humber Estuary hopes to host major supply-chain players serving big offshore wind projects in the North Sea.

But AMEP and the local authority in the area – North Lincolnshire Council – have both cried foul over a proposal by Associated British Ports (ABP) to develop a new jetty and fuel terminal on land earmarked for the marine energy park.

According to the two, any delay to the wider marine park project – which has already received planning approval from the Log in to read complete article.

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