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Profiles in Training: Ken Chapman Senior Instructor, Maersk Training

Apr 27, 2021

Ken Chapman has led as deep and as broad of a maritime and offshore life as possible, an accrued experience and knowledge including being part of the team that had to coordinated during one of the offshore oil and gas industry’s worst disasters ever: the Piper Alpha. Today he reflects with Offshore Engineer on how these experiences helped drive him into a career in training, today as the Senior Instructor…

NYK Receives ClassNK Certification for Offshore Wind CTV Training

Feb 27, 2024

NYK has secured certification from ClassNK for Japan’s first training program for crew members of offshore wind industry crew transfer vessels (CTVs).The training is scheduled to be conducted at the Akita School of Wind and Sea training center in Oga City…

NYK Line-Damen Co-Op Launches Offshore Wind Training Simulator

Jan 22, 2024

An advanced full mission bridge simulator tailored for offshore wind operations has been launched in Japan as part of collaboration between NYK Line and Damen.The simulator, housed at a newly established training center in Akita, is set to become…

Back to School: Virtual Field Trip for 27,000 Students onboard Saipem 7000

Dec 12, 2023

As the maritime and offshore industries cumulatively search for ways to attract the 'next generation,' Saipem has come up with an innovative approach that gives thousands of students the ability to virtually visit work in the offshore environment…

16,000 Extra Workers Needed in UK’s Offshore Wind Sector by 2030

Dec 04, 2023

A new labor forecasting tool (LFT) is predicting around 16,000 additional workers could be needed in the UK’s offshore wind industry by 2030, and 12,000 extra workers will be needed specifically for carbon capture and hydrogen projects by 2027…

Drilling Systems Launches Next-Generation DrillSIM Downhole Model

Aug 23, 2023

Drilling simulation technology provider Drilling Systems has launched a next-generation DrillSIM Downhole model to support realistic training for geothermal applications.The model is now implemented for the first time at the Drilling Simulator Celle…

Maersk Training Awarded 3-Year Contract by Seadrill

Jun 16, 2023

Maersk Training won a three-year Training Management Service (TMS) contract by Seadrill. The contract will see Maersk Training managing Seadrill’s global onshore and offshore workforce training requirements for approximately 3100 personnel and 16 assets…

Japan: MOL, MOLMEC to Launch More Offshore Wind Training Courses as ClassNK Approval Granted

Feb 17, 2023

Japanese firms Mitsui O.S.K. Lines and MOL Marine & Engineering Co (MOLMEC) have been granted basic approval from ClassNK for two new training courses related to offshore wind power generation. The courses, for power cable laying and anchor handling training…

ClassNK, Maersk Training in Offshore Wind Workforce Training Pact

Sep 13, 2022

Japanese ship classification society ClassNK has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Maersk Training A/S regarding training for offshore wind farm operators and education for alternative fuel ship crews.'With the signing of the MOU, the…

Guyana’s First Oil and Gas Training Center Set to Launch

Feb 16, 2022

3t EnerMech and Orinduik Development Incorporated Training Centre have partnered to provide a training center for the local workforce in Guyana, supporting the country's fast-growing offshore oil and gas sector, eliminating the need for local workers to travel abroad for accredited training…

Maersk Training Names New CEO. Eyes Growth in Maritime and Offshore Markets

Dec 08, 2021

Maersk Training has named David Skov as its new CEO as the firm looks to expand its presence in the worldwide offshore energy and maritime markets.Skov was previously Regional Head of Terminals, Africa & Middle East at APM Terminals, part of A…

3t EnerMech Launches Offshore Training Service in Angola. Bags First Contract

May 05, 2021

3t EnerMech, a recently launched alliance between UK-based energy industry training firm 3t Energy and oilfield services provider EnerMech, has launched a training service in Angola, and has already secured a contract with an offshore drilling contractor…

Maersk Training, Shell in Gulf of Mexico Offshore Training Team-up

May 04, 2021

The Shell Robert Training and Conference Center in Louisiana has established a new partnership with Maersk Training, to deliver 'enhanced ' training to the Gulf of Mexico offshore workforce.The agreement will combine the infrastructure and training…

University of Aberdeen, Total, Launch Energy Transition Scholarships

Apr 28, 2021

Energy company Total is funding £46,400 in scholarships for Masters programs at the University of Aberdeen related to the energy transition.The scholarships—which begin in September this year and include one each across the University’s MSc…

Machado Named MD at Maersk Training UK

Mar 01, 2021

Maersk Training UK (MTUK) has appointed a new managing director as the company looks to expand its offering to the North Sea energy sector. Leonardo Machado joins MTUK having previously been managing director of the company’s operations in Brazil for six years…

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