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  • 11 July 2016

    Following the release of the Basic Maintenance Training (BMT) Standard by the Global Wind Organisation (GWO) on 4 July 2016, DNV GL has approved Maersk Training in Esbjerg as the first organisation to conduct all three modules in the new standard. The Basic Maintenance Training standard contains three modules: Hydraulics Training Mechanical Training Electrical Training […]

  • 10 February 2016
    Human Capital

    Maersk Training has launched new offshore crane operator programme designed to grant crane operators and their companies access to offshore lifting operations worldwide. The comprehensive training programme targets crane operators at all levels and consists of three stages, each followed by strict qualification assessment including requirements on documented workplace experience in-between. By completing all three stages, […]

  • 5 December 2013

    Maersk Training has appointed David Bowyer as new Head of Training and Education. He joins the senior management team to oversee all aspects of training, following recent growth in the number of delegates attending their courses.   David Bowyer has a wealth of experience in the education industry and was previously the Assistant Director of […]

  • 21 November 2014
    Equipment

    Offshore workers will for the first time be able to access their training records at the touch of a button wherever they are in the world thanks to a new mobile application launched by OPITO. Oil and gas skills organisation OPITO has developed the free TRAIN-R mobile app so workers in any international location are […]

  • 5 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Maersk Training has announced today the appointment of David Bowyer as new Head of Training and Education. David joins the senior management team to oversee all aspects of training, following recent growth in the number of delegates attending their courses. David Bowyer has a wealth of experience in the education industry and was previously the […]

  • 17 February 2015

    The estimates of global potential of tidal energy generation vary, but it is widely agreed that tidal stream energy capacity could exceed 120 GW globally. It has been estimated that tidal stream energy could theoretically supply more than 150 TW/h per annum, well in excess of all domestic electricity consumption in the UK. This represents […]

  • 11 August 2016
    Human Capital

    Maersk Training has launched a new training course for rotorblade technicians, developed in cooperation with 8.2 Aarufield. Stuart Cameron, Managing Director of Maersk Training in Newcastle said: “As a former member of Renewable UK’s RTN training review panel, Maersk Training was heavily involved in development of the RTN Blade Repair and Inspection (BRAI) course. We saw the opportunity to […]

  • 20 November 2015
    Equipment

    Maersk Training has opened a new operational simulation facility in Houston, USA. According to the company, senior executives from major oil companies, offshore drilling contractors, maritime companies and service contractors attended the ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, November 19. Claus Bihl, CEO of Maersk Training said: “We want to create a step-change in the level […]

  • 13 March 2015
    Human Capital

    Newcastle-based Maersk Training has launched its latest training course to expand its portfolio of health and safety courses for the wind energy industry. The Hub Rescue course, which is recommended for WTG Technicians, Blade Inspectors, and Installation and Maintenance Subcontractors, has been designed to provide both theoretical and practical skill sets for those required to […]

  • 2 July 2015
    Human Capital

    Personnel professionals have been urged to work with partners to address skills gaps and realise the potential for the offshore wind industry to transform the Humber. That was the message from executives of Siemens, which is creating offshore wind manufacturing and assembly facilities in Hull, and other speakers at the first conference focused on workforce […]

  • 2 July 2015
    Human Capital

    Personnel professionals have been urged to work with partners to address skills gaps and realise the potential for the offshore wind industry to transform the Humber. That was the message from executives of Siemens, which is creating offshore wind manufacturing and assembly facilities in Hull, and other speakers at the first conference focused on workforce […]

  • 22 November 2019

    French liquefied natural gas containment system specialist, GTT, said its unit, GTT Training, provided its G-Sim LNG simulator software to the MTC Maritime Training Centre in Hamburg.

  • 11 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Beyond Limits Training, a leading provider of maritime crew training courses worldwide is looking to invest in an additional site in Bristol, UK to accommodate the rise in demand. The company is in talks to purchase a new site to develop their training facilities. The company, which has been operational for three years already has […]

  • 10 October 2012

    In wind energy, the operating environment, specifications and guidelines change quickly and innovation cycles are short. The demand for safety training is increasing with the expansion of offshore wind energy. So say Germanischer Lloyd and that is one of the reasons why they have added training standards to their GL Renewables Certification (GL RC). Recently, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 June 2015

    Marine Renewables Canada has released its 2015 conference sessions list. This year, the conference will focus on what Canada’s role is in the emerging world industry is, and how the country can keep the momentum and pursue global leadership in the tidal energy sector, according to Marine Renewables Canada. The two day conference will consist […]

  • 2 April 2009

    “It might seem surprising,” said Joel Rewa-Morgan, the Ericsson physiotherapist. “But they wanted to get straight back into it.” His words seemed inconceivable. It’s been barely four days since the Ericsson twins reached Rio de Janeiro at the front of the pack, the two quickest teams in a leg that measured 12,300 miles and lasted […]

  • 6 October 2015
    Human Capital

    AIS Training has secured use of Catapult’s 27-metre high wind turbine training tower, which is located at the world-renowned National Renewable Energy Centre test and research facility in Blyth (formerly known as Narec). At 27 metres of height, the Catapult’s onshore wind training tower is almost double the current height required for working at height […]

  • 6 January 2015
    Environment

    AIP Scitation, one of the world’s largest non-profit publishers of scientific information, published a study called “Methods of reducing power fluctuations in wave energy parks”, which discusses different methods for improving output power quality. In this paper, different methods of reducing the fluctuations and improving the output power quality are studied. The parameters studied include […]

  • 12 February 2015

    Wiki-Cleantech is an online knowledge platform that includes scientific and technology information on renewables such as wave and tidal, wind, solar and other renewable energies. Wiki-Cleantech was created to facilitate easier knowledge exchange between industry engineers and their industry peers , as well people interested in renewable energy. The platform aims to ease the access […]

  • 2 April 2015
    Authorities & Government

    United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has released Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2015 report that shows 17 percent increase in the investments in renewable energy sector. The report states that a decline in technology costs means that every dollar invested in renewable energy bought significantly more generating capacity in 2014. The generating capacity by renewables […]

  • 10 June 2019

    A groundbreaking ceremony has been held for the Kaohsiung Marine Technology Industrial Innovation zone in Taiwan which will comprise an offshore wind training center. The training center will provide offshore wind GWO training for which Maersk Training and the Metal Industries Research and Development Centre (MIRDC) signed an agreement in February. According to Maersk, besides training technicians […]