Tags: Growth Deal, Local Growth Fund, Northern Powerhouse

CATCH Energy Offshore (CEO) will deliver a £4.51m investment programme in specialist training facilities and infrastructure for the offshore wind industry. These will include indoor and outdoor training environments to deliver marine survival and a wide range of health and safety-related training.

Complementing existing, oil and gas-focused facilities CEO will help to address the major shortfall in technician/graduate-level engineering posts over the next decade and the lack of bespoke, industry- accredited training facilities in the Humber to meet the operational training requirements of the offshore wind supply chain.

Project Dates

February 1, 2016 - July 31, 2017

Project Sponsor

North East Lincolnshire Council


Stallingborough, North East Lincolnshire


£1.75m Local Growth Fund through the Humber LEP, part of the July 2014 Growth Deal 
£2.76m other

2015/16 LGF expenditure: £500,000

2016/17 LGF expenditure: £1,200,000



Achieved to Q4 16/17:

250 jobs safeguarded

1430 sqm commercial floorspace constructed


Approval Status

Business case approved

Delivery Status


Last updated: November 26, 2018

All locations are approximate.