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29 June 2018

As offshore construction and maintenance projects move further out to sea, crew and personnel transfer times lengthen. This not only presents a requirement for innovative transfer vessels, but also the need for medical care to be available in situ in the event of an emergency.

14 June 2018 Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

SSI Energy has won contracts to provide paramedics on the Greater Gabbard and East Anglia One offshore wind farms in the UK.

16 July 2014 Training & Education

AIS Training's brand new £2.5m state-of-the-art offshore survival training centre has opened its doors for business on North Tyneside. The new 20,000 sq ft centre is located beside its existing 120,000 sq ft training village in North Shields, comprising of 11 bespoke centres. Approved by industry bodies including OPITO (Offshore Petroleum Industry Training Organisation), the Global Wind […]

28 February 2014 Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

Tidal Transit, the company that transports technicians to and from the Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm (SSOWF), located between 17 and 23 miles off the coast of Norfolk in the North Sea, is playing an additional role in support of SSOWF's health and safety initiatives. The company is now providing a medical first responder on […]

18 December 2013 Training & Education

To improve the services towards their clients, Falck Safety Services in the Netherlands will be offering medical examinations at the training centre at the Maasvlakte-Rotterdam as of January 13th 2014. Delegates to an offshore, maritime or working at heights training can book a medical examination prior to the training. Recent medical examination is required for […]

13 August 2013

When working offshore there should be one golden rule: Safety first! All kinds of legislation and regulations have been set up to ensure that both the health and safety of the employees are respected, in facet of their work, and rest time, offshore. However these rules can vary by country and also by the different […]

9 January 2019

HTM Helicopter Travel Munich GmbH HTM was founded in 1997 as a small helicopter company located in the surrounding of Munich, initially specialized in film and movie productions. Since then the company has enlarged its field of operation and size to what it stands for today. The entire HTM Group consists of six subsidiaries, that […]

2 November 2017 Vessels

One of SSI Energy's HSE Offshore Medics, who are often trained technicians working as part of a maintenance team, is now permanently based on the Bibby Wavemaster 1 vessel, supporting the works on the Galloper offshore wind farm in the UK.

31 August 2016 Training & Education, Vessels

Early August saw an initial training session in the North Sea involving Bernhard Schulte Offshore GmbH's new service operation vessel (SOV) Windea La Cour, chartered out to Siemens Wind Power, and the Northern Rescue 01 offshore rescue helicopter, Northern HeliCopter GmbH reports. The training was focused on the communication between the bridge of the SOV and the […]

20 January 2016 Training & Education

Complete Site Safety, a Liverpool-based Health and Safety training company, has launched a new, advanced first aid course designed for offshore workers. The Clinical Observation & Medical Assessment, or COMA course, is designed for those industries which do not have immediate access to emergency aid in the event of an accident. The course is aimed at […]

22 October 2015 Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

Dalby Offshore apprentices Chris Baxter and Nick Marsay have both successfully completed their first stint on the Dalby fleet. After completing their medical, STCW, Slinger & Banksman course, and learning some basics at 54 North Maritime Training, they were ready for their first trip to sea. The two apprentices set sail on the Dalby Humber and […]

8 October 2015 Training & Education

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 […]

7 September 2015

Certainly there have been huge advances in offshore wind's safety record, as it emerges from being somewhat of a 'klondike' industry in the early days. But there is still room for improvement, Martin Kjaer Mogensen, DONG Energy's Senior Manager HSE, Centre of Excellence Wind Power, comments as he reflects on DONG Energy's own Health and […]

17 September 2014 Training & Education

Skegness RNLI’s volunteer lifeboat crew members had the opportunity for some valuable training this weekend, working with one of the vessels that maintain the wind turbines off the Lincolnshire coast.  Centrica Energy’s Lynn, Inner Dowsing and Lincs wind farms consist of 129 turbines, each nearly 150m tall and in total providing enough power to supply […]

18 June 2014

Hughes Sub Surface Engineering Ltd (HSSE) has emerged as a top winner at the annual Renewable Energy Association awards, held in London’s Savoy hotel on Thursday 12th June. The company scooped the prestigious Skills Development award in recognition of its efforts in pioneering new offshore emergency response techniques. HSSE has been operating Emergency Response Teams […]

13 May 2014 Training & Education

From September the 8th 2014 to December the 5th 2014 BZEE will run the first English language Service Technician for Wind Turbines course in Husum, Germany. Course contents: - Fundamentals of wind energy technology - Work safety - First aid - Working at heights and rescue training - Wind turbine electronics, mechanics and hydraulics - […]

7 April 2014 Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D

Leading international energy services company, Global Energy Group, is launching a new offshore diving division to expand its existing inshore diving operations. Representing a multi-million pound investment by the highly successful Scottish-based group, Global Diving will deliver services for the offshore oil and gas and renewables sectors in the UK and world-wide. Stuart Paterson, Managing […]

14 February 2014 Operations & Maintenance, Technology

Reflex Marine, a company specialized in safe marine transfer solutions to the offshore, marine and renewable industry, launched its newly developed FROG-XT4 on February 12. The company’s clients work in the most demanding conditions and have a duty of care to transfer their personnel safely, to and from, their offshore work places. At times they […]

15 October 2013 Training & Education

At the end of September HOCHTIEF Solutions conducted a first comprehensive offshore rescue exercise in a construction site in the North Sea (Global Tech I). Together with its partners, the team from the Civil Engineering Marine and Offshore branch practiced all processes related to the emergency rescue and the transportation of a severely injured offshore […]

1 May 2013

Emergency services from North Wales and the North West took part in a major simulated exercise at Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm yesterday. Exercise ARGO is using dummies instead of real people to test rescue procedures and recovery times for the 160 turbine site, which is more than eight miles offshore in Liverpool Bay. […]

26 August 2012

At first sight perhaps conventional shipping would appear to be the most obvious means of getting out to and supporting wind farm installations. A helicopter being employed on such slim structures as wind turbines with long blades does not seem to be the most obvious candidate. But nevertheless an industry has grown up that is […]

29 May 2012 Training & Education

The offshore wind industry is continuing to gather knowledge and awareness of health & safety training, according to renewable energy safety training specialists Falck Nutec. The news follows the firm exhibiting and consulting with delegates at last week’s All-Energy conference at the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre. The firm have recently become the first company […]

2 April 2012 Training & Education

Energy Health & Safety training experts, Falck Nutec, have become the first company to receive approval to deliver both basic RenewableUK (RUK) courses: Working at Height & Rescue - Wind Turbines - and Marine Safety Training. The additions to the existing training portfolio will mean that the Teesside centre will be one of the most […]

29 September 2011

  AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, and Bond Aviation Group, announce that they have signed an MoU today that will see both companies work together to establish a multi-year contract covering the purchase of AW139, AW169 and AW189 helicopters for offshore oil and gas support, HEMS, SAR and emergency service missions, together with support to the […]

16 June 2011 Business & Finance

  The Alstom Board has approved a major reorganisation of the company proposed by Patrick Kron, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Alstom. This reorganisation is effective on 4 July 2011. Alstom has undergone a period of strong growth, followed by the necessary adaptation to a tougher economic environment created by the crisis. As the […]

26 April 2011

Quietly operating in the background, the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) plays an important role in the UK's offshore wind industry. As an executive agency of the UK government's Department for Transport, it is involved in the consents process and safety of navigation, and as HM Coastguard in liaison for search and rescue. In addition, […]