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Maersk Training has entered into a cooperation to establish a specialist wind energy program within the Metal Industries Research and Development Centre (MIRDC) in Taiwan. The new center is expected to come online in July 2020 and will train technicians for the local wind turbine industry. According to Maersk Training, ensuring that the MIRDC set-up attains the […]
Maersk Supply Service has appointed Lars Blicher at the position of Director for Offshore Wind.
Vestas and Maersk Supply Service, in cooperation with MHI Vestas Offshore Wind, are developing a crane solution that could, according to the companies, significantly bring down the cost of wind turbine installation.
DeepOcean’s Maersk Connector has completed loading of the first phase on the Nemo Link cables in the port of Blyth.
Leask Marine's vessel C-Fenna supported DeepOcean's Maersk Connector during recent work on DONG Energy's Walney Extension offshore wind project.
DeepOcean has performed the first engineered grounding of the Maersk Connector during export cable pull-in operations on DONG Energy’s 660MW Walney Extension offshore wind farm.
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 […]
Maersk Training in Esbjerg has conducted the first Basic Maintenance Training (BMT) course with attendees from MHI Vestas Offshore Wind. The first Basic Maintenance Training (BMT) was carried out in late November, after Maersk Training in Esbjerg became the first Global Wind Organisation (GWO) certified training centre in the world to be approved to deliver the course. […]
Maersk Training in Newcastle has invited North East residents aged 15 or over to attend an Open Evening event on 18 January and learn more about the company's range of accredited Career Transition Training Programmes. The Open Evening will be held at Maersk Training Newcastle Ltd, 2 Mercury Court, Orion Business Park, from 4 pm to 6:30 […]
Following the appointment of J.P. Morgan to asses the market conditions for a potential sale of its oil and gas business, DONG Energy is now reportedly in negotiation with Maersk over a merger of their fossil fuel units, as DONG is focusing fully on offshore wind and Maersk on transport and logistics. The merger would result in a […]
Maersk Training in Newcastle has been allocated funding by the European Social Fund (ESF) programme for its courses which introduce and qualify young people to work in the wind energy sector. The aim of the funding is to deliver education and training services to support young people who are 15-24, who are not in education, […]
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 […]
Maersk Training will be expanding its Global Wind Organisation (GWO) training locations and making the courses available at its centre in Aberdeen. GWO training is one of the industry requirements for anyone wishing to work in the growing renewables sector and Maersk Training is now the only provider to offer all five compulsory modules in […]
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 […]
DeepOcean and Maersk Supply Service held a naming ceremony for the advanced cable installation vessel, the Maersk Connector, in Newcastle, UK, on 3 May. The Maersk Connector was built by Damen to a bespoke DeepOcean specification. She was delivered in cooperation with the vessel owner, Maersk Supply Service, and is on a long term charter to […]
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Maersk Training in Newcastle is inviting South Tyneside residents aged 19 or over to enroll onto its range of funded and accredited education programmes designed to support individuals gain entry into the offshore wind energy market. For anyone aged 19 - 24, places are available on the Wind Turbine Technician Traineeship. This career transition programme provides […]
The new advanced cable installation vessel, Maersk Connector, has arrived to North East England to start a long-term charter with the Darlington-based DeepOcean. The vessel will be used for the mobilisation of specialist cable handling equipment for projects in the offshore renewables and subsea interconnector sectors. DeepOcean has secured offshore renewable and interconnector projects worth in the […]
Maersk Training has joined forces with Newcastle College by running its Fundamental Skills for Offshore Technicians course with its students. Newcastle College has provided 55 of its students to undergo the six week course, after Maersk Training secured funding to provide the programme exclusively. The course, which was launched in October last year, has been specifically […]
IHC has secured an order for a cutting edge power cable plough system, destined for the recently launched cable installation vessel, Maersk Connector, chartered to DeepOcean. The equipment to be provided by IHC comprises a 3.3m trench depth power cable plough, a sea state 5 LARS and tow winch. The provision of 300kW of jetting and 150t […]
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, […]
Following the delivery of Maersk Connector, Marine and Towage Services Group Ltd. (MTS) reported that it had supported Damen during sea trials of its latest offshore cabling vessel. During comprehensive sea trials of the vessel in early 2016, the multi-purpose tug MTS Vigilant undertook anchor handling work to test the capabilities of the new vessel’s mooring […]
Damen Shipyards Group delivered the DP2 cable installation vessel Maersk Connector to Maersk Supply Service on 4 February. The vessel is going directly on a long-term charter for subsea services provider DeepOcean. So far, Maersk Connector has been contracted to undertake marine works at the Walney Extension Project, the Nemo Link interconnector and the Bligh Bank Phase II […]
Maersk Training in Newcastle has launched a new Fundamental Skills for Offshore Wind Technicians course that is specifically designed for 16 to 18-year-olds looking for an insight into the wind turbine industry. Maersk Training will be hosting this six week course at its facilities in North Shields. Along with learning about the industry essentials, mandatory […]
In response to growing industry demand, Maersk Training, in partnership with offshore wind turbine manufacturer MHI Vestas Offshore Wind, has become the first to offer an Advanced First Aid course specifically tailored to the needs of personnel working in the wind energy sector. Due to the increasing distance from shore to turbine and the prolonged […]
In conjunction with Hull College and Jobcentre Plus, Maersk Training is hosting an Open Day on Tuesday, 21 July, to showcase the Level 1 Certificate in Safe Working Practice in the Wind Turbine Industry (QCF). The open day will take place from 13:00 to 16:00 at Hull College, Room QG413, Queens Gardens, Wilberforce Drive, Hull […]