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500 Local Jobs: Vineyard Wind Signs Labor Union Deal for U.S. Offshore Wind Farm

Jul 18, 2021

Vineyard Wind on Friday announced a deal to use union labor to help construct what will become the nation's first major offshore wind project off the Massachusetts coast near Martha's Vineyard.The labor agreement with the Southeastern Massachusetts Building Trades Council covers 500 jobs, most of which will go to local workers, the company said in a statement. It also includes hiring targets for women and people of color…

Semco Maritime's Offshore Workforce for Aker BP's Norwegian Oil Fields

Aug 24, 2022

Norwegian oil and gas company Aker BP has awarded Semco Maritime a contract for the provision of Offshore Personnel Service in 2022-2027 for the company’s oil & gas installations on the Norwegian Continental Shelf.'Semco Maritime has provided…

American Offshore Services Hires Romano as Vessel Superintendent

Aug 15, 2022

American Offshore Services said it has hired Michael Romano as vessel superintendent focused on new building and operations as the Massachusetts-based crew transfer vessel owner/operator ramps up to support America's burgeoning offshore wind industry…

Chris Weber Steps In as Valaris CFO

Aug 03, 2022

Offshore drilling contractor Valaris on Wednesday announced that Chris Weber has commenced his role as senior vice president and chief financial officer, having been appointed to the role in late May.Weber previously served as CFO of LUFKIN Industries…

UK Offshore Wind Workforce Growing to Meet Demand -Report

Jun 13, 2022

The number of people working in the U.K. offshore wind industry is expected to surge following an expansion of the pipeline of projects at all stages of development over the past 12 months, according to a report published Monday by the Offshore Wind Industry Council…

Valaris Announces Executive Leadership Changes

May 26, 2022

Offshore drilling contractor Valaris on Thursday announced the appointment of three new members to its executive management committee.Chris Weber will join Valaris as senior vice president and chief financial officer, Matt Lyne will join as senior vice president and chief commercial officer…

Semco Maritime Looking to Recruit More Than 200 People for Tyra, Greensand Work

Feb 22, 2022

Danish offshore energy industry services firm Semco Maritime is looking to recruit more than 200 people due to the 'significant' growth of offshore projects in the North Sea, particularly Tyra and Greensand projects. The jobs would see workers employed on 2/2 or 2/3 rotations…

Xodus, BSG Launch Project in U.S. to Bring Offshore Wind Jobs to Underrepresented Groups

Aug 24, 2021

UK-based energy consultancy Xodus is teaming up with Browning the Green Space (BGS) coalition to create a workforce program aiming to increase the participation of underrepresented populations in the offshore wind industry across Massachusetts…

O&G Vet John Morrison Retires from EnerMech

Aug 09, 2021

EnerMech’s cranes and lifting director John Morrison is set to retire after supporting the oil and gas sector for the last four decades.Morrison has spent the last 13 years of his career spearheading EnerMech’s installation, operation, maintenance…

Blue Water Shipping Hires O’Keeffe in US Offshore Wind Push

Jul 08, 2021

Blue Water Shipping announced it has hired John O’Keeffe as its new Head of Renewables, Americas, as the Denmark-based transport and logistics company looks to make further inroads into the burgeoning U.S. offshore wind market.O’Keeffe, a former maritime captain with vast experience in the U…

Ørsted Names Ortiz Head of Market Affairs for New England

Apr 27, 2021

Offshore wind developer Ørsted has appointed David Ortiz as head of market affairs for New England, responsible for leading the development of the company’s overall market strategy and overseeing its execution across the region.Ortiz joins Ørsted…

UK: Offshore Wind Industry to Support Almost 70,000 Jobs by 2026

Mar 25, 2021

The UK offshore wind industry could create more than 69,800 jobs by 2026, a significant increase compared to today's 26,000, according to research published by the Offshore Wind Industry Council (OWIC).According to OWIC, most of the jobs will…

Geelen Nominated as Fugro CFO

Mar 22, 2021

Dutch-based geo-data specialist Fugro said its supervisory board has nominated Barbara Geelen for appointment as member of the board of management and chief financial officer. She will succeed Paul Verhagen, who is slated to step down as Fugro CFO at the upcoming general meeting of shareholders…

Shearwater Looking to Recruit Source, Towing & Handling Manager

Feb 19, 2021

Marine seismic player Shearwater is on the lookout for a Source, Towing & Handling Manager.The company, which owns a fleet of 23 seismic vessels, has shared information via social media and on its career website and said this would be a full-time position…

Offshore Wind Seen as Lucrative Side Gig Option for US Fishermen, Mariners

Feb 18, 2021

The growing U.S. offshore wind industry will offer 'a substantial number of opportunities' for the local fishermen and mariners to supplement their income, a study commissioned by the New York State Economic Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA)…

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