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  • 22 January 2021
    Certification & Classification, Safety

    Arcon’s new training center which will support the U.S. offshore wind and onshore industries has opened its doors after receiving approval from the Global Wind Organization (GWO). The new purpose-built center has been developed by ARCON Training Centre in Maryland, along with the UK’s AIS Training. Located at Arcon’s existing training facility in Salisbury, the […]

  • 15 January 2021
    Business developments & projects

    The State University of New York (SUNY) and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) have launched the Offshore Wind Training Institute (OWTI). Through a partnership between SUNY’s Farmingdale State College and Stony Brook University, the USD 20 million investment will advance offshore wind training programs and the educational infrastructure needed to […]

  • 21 October 2020
    Operations & Maintenance, Rules & Regulation, Safety

    The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has published ‘Basic Safety Training Requirements for Personnel Employed in the Offshore Renewable Energy Sector’. It provides standard basic safety training requirements for inclusion at contract awards stage covering those employed on-board vessels during the construction and maintenance support phases of offshore renewable energy projects. The new guidance document […]

  • 15 October 2020
    Human Capital, Operations & Maintenance

    A workforce training collaborative has been established in the U.S. State of Virginia to offer certifications required for operations and maintenance of offshore and onshore wind farms. The Mid-Atlantic Wind Training Alliance, announced by Virginia’s Governor Ralph Northam on 14 October, will bring courses certified by the Global Wind Organization (GWO) and wind technician training […]

  • 9 October 2020
    Business & Finance

    Siemens Gamesa and Boston-based startup Vinci VR have secured funding from the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center to develop Virtual Reality (VR) training simulations for the offshore wind sector in Massachusetts and the U.S. East Coast. The USD 124,670 grant will be used to create the first Global Wind Organizations (GWO) certified VR training tools, starting with the Basic […]

  • 27 August 2020
    Business developments & projects, Safety

    Ørsted has launched an immersive safety training program called Thrive in the Humber region, UK. Located at the MODAL Training Centre in Immingham, the purpose-built facility was created in partnership with training specialists Active Training Team (ATT). Ørsted will initially induct all personnel working on the new Hornsea Two offshore wind project starting from this […]

  • 16 July 2020
    Business developments & projects, Collaboration, Human Capital, IT & Software, Technology

    Namaka Subsea, supported by Seacroft Marine Consultants and Oceana Subsea Engineering, has developed a learning management system for the delivery of both eLearning and blended learning courses for continued professional development. The 3 companies have combined to transfer their knowledge from existing classroom-based courses, developed in line with trade associations and regulator guidance by subject […]

  • 6 July 2020
    Human Capital

    Maersk Training and Babcock Marine Training have signed an agreement to develop a custom-built wind energy training facility in Paisley. The facility, where a wide range of Global Wind Organisation (GWO) accredited courses will be held, will feature a modular training unit from recycled and modified freight containers. According to Maersk Training, this approach offers […]

  • 2 July 2020
    Equipment, IT & Software, Technology

    SeaFlo Consultancy has developed a new dynamic marine and subsea training capability supported by mobile simulators. The Aberdeen-headquartered firm rolled out Marine Professionals Chartership Progression Training to help “fast-track” the careers of marine technicians to chartered engineers and technologists in the subsea industry, and also aid the sector’s recovery from the coronavirus and oil price […]

  • 1 July 2020
    Certification & Classification, Human Capital

    Survivex has invested more than £ 100,000 in new facilities and equipment to align its training centre in Aberdeen to the Global Wind Organisation (GWO) standards and will start with the first GWO courses on 6 July. The company, focused mostly on offshore training in the oil & gas sector, said that with GWO training […]

  • 26 June 2020
    Human Capital, IT & Software, Technology

    The shipping industry has been fairly slow in adopting digitalization, due to its conservative nature. Nevertheless, over the past few years, the pace of digitalization has sped up considerably and especially following the coronavirus pandemic. As the potential of digitalization is being unlocked, there are numerous issues that should be addressed. A crucial factor in […]

  • 10 June 2020
    Business & Finance

    Deutsche WindGuard and Ørsted have kicked off their cooperation to together provide GWO training for offshore wind technicians. The training starts this week at the safety training center in Norddeich, north Germany. For Deutsche WindGuard this is the second training center in addition to the one in Elsfleth, Wesermarsch.  According to the company, the site is ideal […]

  • 15 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Safety

    DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) has begun working with Siemens Gamesa’s Offshore business unit on training approximately 6,000 employees in developing greater risk awareness to improve safety. The companies partnered to implement DuPont Risk Factor training, as well as group leadership coaching for 275 senior and middle management staff, and a number of Safety in Engineering […]

  • 7 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Savannah District is recommending removal of the training wall in the Savannah River which runs roughly down the center of the river for more than a mile through Augusta, Georgia, and North Augusta, South Carolina. The underwater wall was built in the early 20th century to aid commercial navigation. […]

  • 20 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    JFD has decided to postpone all training courses within JFD’s portfolio in response to the global outbreak of COVID-19. The full training programme will be reintroduced as soon as relevant Governments advice states that it is safe to do so. Those who have booked a training course with JFD that has now been postponed will be […]

  • 3 March 2020
    Project & Tenders

    Monaco-based LNG shipper GasLog has signed an annual contract to train their LNG carrier captains and officers in Siport21 Ship Simulation Center.

  • 27 February 2020
    Human Capital

    Bristol Community College has secured an USD 861,097 grant through the Massachusetts Skills Capital Grants to implement an offshore wind training program. Bristol Community College is implementing the college’s National Offshore Wind Institute (NOWI) to offer basic safety training and basic technical training programs certified by the Global Wind Organization. NOWI’s basic safety training modules […]

  • 27 February 2020
    Human Capital

    Bristol Community College has secured an USD 861,097 grant through the Massachusetts Skills Capital Grants to implement an offshore wind training program. Bristol Community College is implementing the college’s National Offshore Wind Institute (NOWI) to offer basic safety training and basic technical training programs certified by the Global Wind Organization. NOWI’s basic safety training modules […]

  • 9 January 2020
    Human Capital

    New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has revealed plans for a new offshore wind training institute on Long Island. The announcement comes from Cuomo’s 32nd proposal of his 2020 State of the State which includes expanding on New York’s USD 175 million Workforce Development Initiative to meet emerging job demand. The USD 20 million offshore wind […]

  • 9 January 2020
    Human Capital

    New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has revealed plans for a new offshore wind training institute on Long Island. The announcement comes from Cuomo’s 32nd proposal of his 2020 State of the State which includes expanding on New York’s USD 175 million Workforce Development Initiative to meet emerging job demand. The USD 20 million offshore wind […]

  • 8 January 2020
    Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    AIS Training and Survivex, part of the 3T Energy Group, has secured a contract with well decommissioning specialist, Well-Safe Solutions, to manage and deliver all of its training requirements and provide an IT platform to support its Competence Management System. The three-year contract will see AIS Training and Survivex deliver hundreds of industry-accredited technical and […]

  • 6 January 2020
    Human Capital

    Safety training provider RelyOn Nutec has invested in its Aberdeen facility to diversify into offshore wind safety training. RelyOn Nutec updated its Foinavon Close and Wellheads Road centers with a GBP 60,000 refurbishment to accommodate new wind safety training courses. According to the company, the investment includes an extension to the platform in the pool […]

  • 20 December 2019
    Human Capital, Technology

    MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has launched Safety’N’Mind digital training app developed to streamline safety refresher training courses for offshore wind turbine technicians. Basic Safety Training, as governed by the Global Wind Organisation (GWO), is required of all turbine technicians. And that training needs to be refreshed every other year, which traditionally takes three full days. […]

  • 28 November 2019
    Human Capital

    Ørsted has partnered with safety innovators Active Training Team Ltd (ATT) to build a learning center which will serve a number of industries across the Humber, the UK. The facility, to be designed by ATT and located at MODAL’s training complex in Immingham, will start off hosting an induction day developed for the construction team […]

  • 22 November 2019
    Human Capital

    The UK’s Port of Blyth has completed the installation of the Vestas V47 turbine at its Bates terminal which will be used for offshore energy training. This embedded content is only visible after accepting cookies. Change your preferences At the end of October, the Port of Blyth announced that it will install the bespoke wind […]