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Multi-million pound investment in Fife access firm Pict Offshore

A Fife firm that has developed a safer access system for people use on offshore wind turbines has been boosted by a £250,000 Scottish Enterprise grant.

Inverkeithing-based Pict Offshore has developed a motion compensated personnel hoist allows technicians to transfer on and off turbines without the need for access ladders and boat landing metalwork on turbines.

The new grant is part of a wider multi-million-pound investment that will see the firm expand production of its Get Up Safe system and create up to 13 new jobs this year

Pict Offshore managing director Philip Taylor said: “The local expertise in offshore wind that exists in Scotland continues to play a key part of our growth.

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