Offshore Jobs News


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)…

Galloper Wind Farm Opens Recruitment for Two Wind Turbine Technician Apprentices

Feb 18, 2021

RWE Renewables has opened recruitment for two new wind turbine technician apprentices at Galloper wind farm, offshore the UK.  Galloper Offshore Wind Farm is a 353MW project located 27km off the coast of Suffolk.  The estimated average annual…

Hamworthy Names New CEO

Jan 11, 2021

Singapore-based marine and offshore pump manufacturer Hamworthy Pumps has appointed Hans Christiaan Laheij, 48, as its new CEO.The new CEO will join the company on January 15, 2021. He has recently worked with German propulsion specialist Schottel in the position of Deputy CEO & President Marine…

Seadrill Names New COO, CTO

Dec 18, 2020

Offshore drilling company Seadrill has appointed Reid Warriner as Chief Operating Officer and Leif Neilson as Chief Technology Officer.The company, which announced the appointments on Thursday afternoon, said the management changes build upon…

Shell UK Gender Pay Gap Narrows Slightly in 2020

Nov 25, 2020

Royal Dutch Shell's female employees in Britain earned 18% less on average than their male colleagues in 2020, with the pay gap slightly narrowing from the previous year.In its annual UK diversity pay gap report, Shell also published for the…

Ørsted Pens Offshore Wind Workforce Deal with NABTU

Nov 18, 2020

Offshore wind developer Ørsted has signed an agreement with North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU), the labor organization representing more than 3 million skilled craft professionals in the United States and Canada.'The partnership will create a national agreement designed to transition U…

Well-Safe Buys Seadrill Rig for North Sea P&A. Move to Create 100 New Jobs

Sep 14, 2020

UK-based offshore decommissioning company Well-Safe Solutions has bought Seadrill's 1993-built West Epsilon jack-up rig, in a move that the company says will create a 100 new jobs.This will be Well-Safe's second rig in the fleet following the…

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