Skilled labour will be needed when a proposed wind turbine plant opens in the Humberside region
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Humberside Port 'will need skilled workers'

Hundreds of jobs could be created in the Lincolnshire and Humberside regions when a major new port development arrives, industry leaders have said.

Matt Jukes, port director of Associated British Ports (ABP) in Hull and Goole, has called for a retraining of the workforce in time for the multi-million pound investment in the region by the wind turbine manufacturer Siemens.

It is estimated the project could create 700 direct jobs and thousands more in the supply chain.

BBC Look North's Tim Iredale reports.

  • 20 Mar 2012