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  • 20 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Strategic Dredging has just announced the launch of a unique course for the dredging industry, the Cutter Suction Dredger Intensive Training. According to the company, the “CSD Production Intensive” training has been developed to help dredging contractors achieve higher productions. “Any CSD is worthless if it doesn’t produce. And not only produce, but produce such quantities that […]

  • 19 September 2017
    Operations & Maintenance

    Australian Navy personnel have completed an autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) pilot training course designed and delivered by the Australian Maritime College (AMC). The course was designed to prepare future AUV pilots to conduct activities as part of a new Navy counter-mine project. Conducted at HMAS Penguin’s Pittwater annex in Sydney, the course taught participants from […]

  • 1 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    The Oceanic Platform of the Canary Islands (PLOCAN) has announced the 8th edition of the Glider School, the hands-on training forum on ocean-glider technology, which will be held as usual in Gran Canaria, Spain, during the second week of November. The educational contents of the Glider School will cover both hardware and software aspects using […]

  • 14 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Offshore Innovators (Guyana) will be hosting the first ever remotely operated vehicle (ROV) induction training program in Guyana. The program, which is designed to prepare technical personnel for a career in underwater robotics, will be conducted by MTCS, UK. The target audience of the program is existing Guyanese technical personnel with backgrounds in Mechanical, Hydraulic, […]

  • 14 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Hydratight has opened a global Joint Integrity College (JIC) at Red Wing, Minnesota, USA. This is the second college to be established by the company which opened its first JIC in the UK in November 2014. The new purpose-built facility includes two classrooms and a full site simulation practical area providing an industry-leading training environment. […]

  • 11 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Nasdaq-listed shipowner DryShips informed on Monday that the application for a temporary restraining order filed last week in the Republic of the Marshall Islands by a plaintiff against the company and its CEO George Economou, has been denied. The temporary restraining order had sought to suspend any further issuance of new common shares by the company […]

  • 10 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Norway’s Apply Sørco has secured a contract from Statoil UK related to the company’s Mariner B Floating Storage Unit. The main project scope is development of system descriptions and operational procedures (SO manuals). Optional work includes development of training material such as system classroom courses, e-learning courses and OJT’s (On-the-Job Training). It also includes as-built […]

  • 20 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Skills Development Scotland has awarded The Underwater Centre in Fort William funding to help ensure that Scotland is ready to supply the qualified workforce that the subsea industry will need in the future. The downturn in the oil and gas industry has led to a reduction in training, both by individuals and companies. Without ongoing […]

  • 20 June 2017

    Scotland’s skills agency, Skills Development Scotland, has awarded The Underwater Centre in Fort William funds to ensure Scotland continues to supply qualified workforce for the subsea industry. According to the center, the downturn in the oil and gas industry has led to a reduction in training, both by individuals and companies. It believes that, without ongoing investment […]

  • 19 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Industrial training specialist AIS Training has secured a three-year contract with Wood Group to manage and deliver the company’s UK training. AIS said that the company would provide Wood Group with over 800 industry-accredited technical and safety-critical skills courses. The training specialist will also supply a competency management system, as well as associated management services […]

  • 28 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Marshall Islands Court has rejected Frontline’s request for a temporary restraining order regarding matters relating to DHT’s acquisition of BW Group’s VLCC fleet, the court documents show. “The High Court issued its ruling denying Frontline’s request, which Frontline filed on April 27, 2017, after hearing arguments by counsel for Frontline, DHT and BW Group,” DHT […]

  • 20 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Mackley employees working on two Team Van Oord sites in West Sussex have received specialist training on silt management, one of the leading causes of pollution generated at construction sites. The training was delivered by the specialist consultancy Frog Environmental to teams working on the Clay’s Lake and Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls schemes. Organised by […]

  • 10 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    Robert Gordon University (RGU), Scotland, is working closely with industry partner, The Underwater Centre, to incorporate a commercial diving familiarisation course as part of its MSc Subsea Engineering and MSc Offshore Oil and Gas Engineering courses. The Centre is delivering theoretical sessions covering diving physics, diving physiology, gases and diving systems, diving regulations and ROV […]

  • 5 April 2017
    Human Capital

    DNV GL has confirmed 3sun Academy’s certification for the Global Wind Organisation (GWO) Basic Maintenance Training (BMT), making the 3sun Group’s training division one of only two UK centres accredited to deliver new mandatory safety and technical training for wind turbine technicians, the company said on 4 April.

  • 5 April 2017
    Human Capital

    DNV GL has confirmed 3sun Academy’s certification for the Global Wind Organisation (GWO) Basic Maintenance Training (BMT), making the 3sun Group’s training division one of only two UK centres accredited to deliver new mandatory safety and technical training for wind turbine technicians, the company said on 4 April.

  • 29 March 2017
    Equipment

    Dutch offshore services provider has entered into a new alliance with Ground Structures Engineering Consultants Ltd. in Guyana to boost its marine site characterisation services for the oil and gas industry in the Republic of Guyana. According to Fugro, the alliance will facilitate training for Guyanese citizens and support local economic development. “By working with agencies […]

  • 22 March 2017

    GE Oil & Gas has opened a new facility in Takoradi Port, Ghana, which will be the primary service center for deep-water offshore projects in the country. GE said on Wednesday that it would deliver more than 45,000 training hours for Ghanaian personnel at the facility over the next five years to build a world-class […]

  • 17 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    This week was the official opening of Kongsberg Maritime’s expanded training centre in Horten. Located on the dockside of the inner harbour, the centre is set to welcome course participants from around the world. The team, consisting of seven instructors, will be able to provide a complete set of combined or individual courses within Dynamic […]

  • 16 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal IHC today released a video about the IHC training simulator for cutter suction dredgers (CSDs). According to the company, IHC training simulators are useful for CSD operators in order to advance their dredge process awareness, competences, experience and efficiency without the need to utilise expensive on board equipment. Investment in a simulator saves money, fuel, […]

  • 6 March 2017

    Kongsberg Maritime has recently completed two training courses for the new research vessels. The first course was at the University of Stockholm, which is currently testing its new research vessel, Electra. The new ice-breaking vessel, 24.3 meters long and 7 meters wide, is equipped with technical instruments for water- sediment- and geophysical sampling. Kongsberg Maritime […]

  • 27 February 2017
    Research & Development, Technology

    Four weeks after the official go-live of the APQP4Wind project, the first participants have now completed APQP4wind training courses within Management Awareness Training and Specialist Training. The participants were representatives from various organization levels at Vestas Wind Systems, Siemens Wind Power, LM Wind Power and KK Wind Solutions, who have helped develop the new quality […]

  • 17 February 2017

    MDT International, a global training provider to the oil and gas industry, has entered into a strategic partnership to help energy businesses plan for decommissioning. The company will work with two decommissioning consultancies, Strategic Decom and Well Decom, to prepare companies for the safe, efficient and cost-effective decommissioning of assets. Drew Leitch, managing director of […]

  • 1 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    Teledyne Academy will again this year be hosting a number of open training courses. Set at different global locations, Teledyne Marine will bring a number of courses on its latest hardware and software technology. The open courses cover Teledyne PDS for Dredge or Multibeam operations and SeaBat training. Teledyne PDS and Teledyne SeaBat Multibeam Sonars are used for seabed mapping […]

  • 25 January 2017
    Human Capital, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Maersk Training in Newcastle is hosting its first open evening of 2017 on 1 February to promote a training course which helps people looking to start a new career in the wind industry. The training experts, based in Newcastle, have been running the Level 2 Diploma in Staying Safe in the Wind Industry for over […]

  • 25 January 2017
    Human Capital, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Maersk Training in Newcastle is hosting its first open evening of 2017 on 1 February to promote a training course which helps people looking to start a new career in the wind industry. The training experts, based in Newcastle, have been running the Level 2 Diploma in Staying Safe in the Wind Industry for over […]