Pembroke Dock to become centre of excellence for marine engineering

(Title Image: Swansea Bay City Region Deal)

The Welsh and UK government have agreed to support the establishment of a £60million marine engineering centre of excellence at Pembroke Dock as part of the Swansea Bay City Deal.

The centre will include a test centre for new marine technologies – which a particular focus on renewable energy – a 90sqkm demonstration area and a research and development centre.

It’s hoped the development will create 1,800 jobs over the next 15 years.

Deputy Minister for Economy & Transport, Lee Waters (Lab, Llanelli) said: “The Welsh Government will continue to work with partners to deliver the City Deal and this announcement underlines our confidence that the deal can deliver for people living and working in the Swansea Bay City Region.”

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