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Massachusetts Maritime Academy Opens Wind Training Facility

Oct 25, 2019

Baker-Polito Administration Celebrates the First-in-the-Nation Offshore Wind Training Facility Located at Massachusetts Maritime Academy. MMA steps out in front to train the professionals who will make the coming wave of domestic offshore wind.Today, Governor Charlie Baker, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs Kathleen Theoharides, and Stephen Pike, CEO of the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center…

Survivex Launches Offshore Wind Training in Aberdeen

Jun 30, 2020

UK-based safety training provider Survivex has launched GWO wind training in Aberdeen to service Scotland’s growing offshore wind industry. The first courses will run from July 6, onwards.Survivex said Tuesday that it had invested over £100…

Kongsberg Maritime Launches Remote DPO Training

Jun 26, 2020

As the maritime world continues to turn to digital technologies to help maintain business operations amid the coronavirus pandemic, Kongsberg Maritime is planning to digital platforms to ramp up remote delivery of targeted training.The Norwegian…

K-CAT Digital Tool Supports Siem Offshore

May 11, 2020

Kongsberg Maritime reported that its K-CAT (KONGSBERG Competence Assessment Tool) is receiving positive reports from the global oil & gas fleet supplier Siem Offshore, consolidating a deal between the two companies worth in the region of $68…

Survivex to Open Drilling Training Center in Aberdeen

Feb 24, 2020

UK-based company Survivex is set to open what it describes as a new training center of excellence for drilling and well control in Aberdeen.The center is aimed at training drilling and well control personnel in the onshore and offshore oil and gas industry…

Teesside Univ, Sofia OWF Ink Skills Partnership

Feb 11, 2020

UK's Teesside University and Sofia Offshore Wind Farm (OWF), a project by German energy company Innogy SE, have signed an agreement setting out how they will work together to build local skills and capabilities to equip students for careers in the rapidly growing offshore wind sector…

NY to Create Offshore Wind Training Institute

Jan 08, 2020

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced plans to create Offshore Wind Training Institute to offer offshore wind training programs.The institute will provide benefits to workers across New York State through new job training programs, tailored college curriculum…

Blyth Port Readies Turbine Training Facility

Oct 28, 2019

UK's East coast port , Port of Blyth, said that it is installing a bespoke wind turbine training facility at its Bates terminal as part of a GBP1mln investment in training provision aimed at the offshore energy sector. This is a first for the UK wind industry…

New Offshore Wind Launch Academy in UK

Oct 22, 2019

Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult, the UK's flagship technology innovation and research center for offshore wind, wave and tidal energy, has launched a new industry-backed national technology accelerator program.The program is designed…

JFD Acquires Closed Bill Diving System

Aug 26, 2019

JFD, an underwater capability provider serving the commercial and defense diving markets, and part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has announced that it has acquired the closed bell saturation diving system and associated assets formally owned by The Underwater Center…

New Jersey to Create WIND Institute

Aug 20, 2019

New Jersey's Governor Phil Murphy has signed an executive order to establish a Council for the Wind Innovation and New Development (WIND) Institute.The institute will develop and implement a plan to create a regional hub for New Jersey’s offshore…

Forum Unveils eROV Simulator Training

Apr 10, 2019

The latest version of Forum Subsea Technologies’ VMAX simulator launched this week is designed to integrate with its next generation of electric remotely operated vehicles (eROV).The XLe Spirit was the first vehicle to be launched from the new range last year…

Bristol, JDR Launch Offshore Wind Pact

Mar 11, 2019

Massachusetts-based Bristol Community College and JDR Cables, supplier of subsea power cables and umbilicals and a part of the TFKable Group, have launched new collaboration to train the future workforce for the global offshore wind industry…

OPITO Names Asian Pacific VP

Mar 08, 2019

OPITO, a global, not-for-profit skills body for the energy industry, has appointed Hart Victor in the role of vice president of strategy for the Asia Pacific region.Victor had previously spent more than a decade with National Oilwell Varco (NOV)…

Scandinavian Cooperation on Offshore Wind Expanded

Jan 17, 2019

The Technical University of Denmark (DTU), the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) and the research institute SINTEF  have signed an agreement to work together on renewable energy, including a new joint research center on offshore wind…

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