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  • 9 February 2011

      The Underwater Centre has chosen the Subsea 2011 Conference and Exhibition this week to announce a new course it’s introduced to the training programme. Following direct UK diving industry feedback, the leading subsea training facility in Fort William has developed a ‘New Construction Career’ commercial diving course, focusing on the key skills specifically requested […]

  • 29 May 2012
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    A leading subsea trials and training centre has welcomed back a former student who is now a leading industry expert, more than thirty years after he qualified on the saturation closed bell mixed gas course. Derek Beddows, Upstream Diving Technical Authority for BP returned to The Underwater Centre in Fort William during its recent Open […]

  • 27 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) has summarized the activities undertaken at the Orkney-based centre throughout 2016.

  • 24 May 2019
    Research & Development, Technology

    The expansion of Test Centre Østerild in Denmark has now reached the point when it is possible for the manufacturers to start casting the foundations on the two new test stands, according to the Technical University of Denmark (DTU). Last year, the Danish government decided to expand the Test Center in Østerild with an additional […]

  • 16 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Oil & Gas Technology Centre has appointed a new industrial director to lead the creation of two new national research and development centres based in the North-East of Scotland. Russell Stevenson, who took up the role this month, will work closely with principal academic partners, the University of Aberdeen and Robert Gordon University, industrial […]

  • 24 April 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    The Great Southern – a region in Western Australia – has stepped closer to fulfilling its wave energy ambitions after the Albany Visitor Centre was announced as the location for the Wave Energy Research Centre.

  • 4 September 2019
    Human Capital

    The Taiwan International Windpower Training Corporation (TIWTC) has held a grand opening ceremony for the GWO wind energy training centre at Taichung Harbor. The training centre is said to be the first in Asia to deliver full GWO 8 modules. The offer ranges from basic safety training to advanced bespoke HSE programmes for specialists. The centre provides […]

  • 24 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) has summarized ups and downs the Orkney-based centre experienced in 2015.

  • 11 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    New Zealand’s CentrePort, Wellington port operator, will begin work to secure its gantry cranes, as it develops plans to resume modified container operations within four to six months. The port’s container area sustained significant damage in an earthquake measuring a magnitude of 7.5 which struck New Zealand on November 14, leaving the port’s two 86-metres high and […]

  • 4 November 2014
    Equipment

    Commercial divers and ROV pilot technicians of The Underwater Centre recently trialled the ‘Waveblade’ tool while working in Loch Linnhe, simulating a realistic operational environment.  Waveblade, a lightweight, hand-held submersible power tool, is designed to remove marine growth through vibration, without harming underlying surfaces. The tool has been developed to be used as a hand tool for […]

  • 4 September 2019
    Human Capital

    The Taiwan International Windpower Training Corporation (TIWTC) has held a grand opening ceremony for the GWO wind energy training centre at Taichung Harbor. The training centre is said to be the first in Asia to deliver full GWO 8 modules. The offer ranges from basic safety training to advanced bespoke HSE programmes for specialists. The centre provides […]

  • 9 May 2018

    The Underwater Centre, located in the Scottish Highlands, has completed restructuring after receiving industry support to secure its future. The company will now operate as a not-for-profit company limited by guarantee, which will be funded and supported by its members, comprising operators, service companies and industry. Industry and public bodies including Oil & Gas UK, […]

  • 20 August 2009

    Aquamarine Power recently completed the first phase of installation of its Oyster device at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney. The 194-tonne device was lowered onto a seabed subframe and bolted in place at the EMEC. The next phase of the project will be to connect it to subsea pipelines that provide high-pressure […]

  • 18 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Underwater Centre, located in the Scottish Highlands, has ceased trading and it has been placed into administration, putting 50 jobs at risk. The news comes just months after Underwater Centre completed restructuring to become a not-for-profit company, which has seen support from industry and public bodies. The Underwater Centre provided a notice on its website saying that it “has ceased […]

  • 9 July 2014

    The new GTT training center awarded certificates to the first group of delegates to complete an LNG Cargo Operations (SIGTTO management Level) training course. The delegates who participated received training in the cargo operations typically conducted onboard LNG carries in a course which is approved by DNV GL as complying with the SIGTTO (Society of […]

  • 22 April 2014
    Human Capital

    The Underwater Centre has added a new course to its commercial air diving (CAD) offering, in response to the needs identified by industry. The course, which will be included in all the diving packages – Premium, Construction and Standard – has been made possible by the donation of equipment by The Mechanical Services Department of […]

  • 22 April 2014
    Human Capital

    The Underwater Centre has added a new course to its commercial air diving (CAD) offering, in response to the needs identified by industry. The course, which will be included in all the diving packages – Premium, Construction and Standard – has been made possible by the donation of equipment by The Mechanical Services Department of […]

  • 3 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    The Underwater Centre has announced its new International Training Establishment (ITE) Partnership scheme, as well as its first partner, Singapore’s SSE Training Centre. The scheme should allow training centres around the world to deliver internationally recognised commercial diving courses, accredited by ADAS. This is the first time divers have been able to train to a […]

  • 15 June 2016
    Equipment

    Australia’s Monash University and Woodside have launched a new Innovation Centre that combines the University’s research and design capabilities with Australia’s oil and gas company. The University informed on Wednesday that the Woodside Innovation Centre was opened by the Hon. Josh Frydenberg, Minister for Resources, Energy and Northern Australia. The centre incorporates cutting-edge technology with engineering […]

  • 28 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Today, Eni Norge is opening its new operations centre in Hammerfest – an event which marks a further expansion of the company’s activities in northern Norway Eni Norge consolidates its position in the Barents Sea: “Strategically, northern Norway and the Barents Sea are key areas for Eni Norge”, says Managing Director Andrea Forzoni. “We have […]

  • 26 March 2018
    Research & Development

    The Oil & Gas Technology Centre and the University of Aberdeen plan to create a new Decommissioning Centre of Excellence to tackle current and future industry challenges. Over the next decade, around 100 platforms and 7,500 kilometers of pipeline on the UK Continental Shelf are forecast for decommissioning, with costs estimated to be £59 billion […]

  • 6 February 2007

    On January 30th a building contract was signed between Damen Shipyards Gorinchem and Centre Port Wellington (New Zealand) for one Damen ASD Tug 2411 with 70 tonnes bollard pull. This historical contract was signed by Ms Liz Ward, CEO of Centre Port Wellington, and Mr Pim Schuurman, Sales Director Asia Pacific of Damen Shipyards Gorinchem, […]