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  • 28 October 2019
    Training & Education

    The Massachusetts Maritime Academy (MMA) has launched the nation’s first offshore wind training facility. The facility includes a crew transfer training vessel (CTV), which supports safety training for workers moving from relatively small CTVs to the fixed support structures of offshore wind turbines. Initially, MMA will focus on Basic Safety Training for the industry with a […]

  • 14 September 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Training & Education

    The State University of New York (SUNY) Maritime College has received USD 230,000 from the New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s office to promote offshore energy workforce development and training programs in New York.

  • 9 January 2020
    Training & Education

    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 […]

  • 6 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Training & Education

    A new renewable energy centre was launched yesterday in North East England, which is expected to attract thousands of potential workers for the fast-growing wind sector. Julian Brown, chairman of RenewableUK, officially opened the new centre in front of more than 70 business and education leaders from across the North East and from the UK wind […]

  • 15 August 2019
    Training & Education

    Taiwan’s first offshore wind energy training center has secured Global Wind Organisation (GWO) accreditation to deliver Basic Safety Training (BST) and Basic Technical Training (BTT). The center is developed by Taiwan International Windpower Training Corporation (TIWTC), a joint venture of CWind Taiwan, Taiwan International Ports Corporation (TIPC), Taiwan Power Company (Taipower), China Steel Corporation (CSC), China Ship Building […]

  • 7 August 2019

    The Utility Workers Union of America (UWUA) and the Power for America Training Trust Fund (P4A) are launching an apprenticeship program to provide training for renewable energy jobs, including those for offshore wind. The new union program will provide skills training and a path to employment for in-demand jobs in the renewable energy sector, including the offshore […]

  • 27 February 2020
    Training & Education

    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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 November 2019
    Training & Education

    Maersk Training has established a partnership with the UK’s East Coast College to provide training courses for offshore renewable energy. The training courses will be held at East Coast College’s Energy Skills Centre in Lowestoft and Offshore Wind Skills Centre in Great Yarmouth. The GBP 11.4 million Energy Skills Centre, home to the East Coast […]

  • 14 June 2016
    Training & Education

    Seacat Services has invested in training opportunities that will provide an entry point for young UK seafarers into the offshore wind sector. The company has announced a considerable investment in its Maritime Apprenticeship scheme, and has committed to creating further training opportunities with the launch of dedicated Traineeship and Cadetship programmes. The inaugural Seacat Services Maritime Apprenticeship scheme […]

  • 4 April 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Training & Education

    Aeolus Energy Group (AEG) has awarded Ventower Industries with a contract for the fabrication of training towers to be installed at its two new offshore wind training facilities in Massachusetts and Maryland, US.

  • 24 December 2019
    Training & Education

    AIS Training and Arcon have signed an agreement to develop an offshore wind training center in Maryland, the U.S. The new center will be purpose-built at Arcon’s existing welding training school site in Salisbury to train offshore wind workers in essential skills such as working at height, manual handling, fire awareness, first fid and sea […]

  • 1 July 2014
    Training & Education

    A new training syllabus from Green Marine Solutions (GMS) will provide answers for a new breed of skilled specialists who can take the tough offshore environment in their stride. Modern marine coordinators (MCs) must be able to respond rapidly to events and incidents that unchecked could have serious consequences as larger wind farms operate further […]

  • 8 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Training & Education

    Bay State Wind has revealed plans to build and operate an offshore wind training center in New Bedford in Massachusetts, US.

  • 19 March 2010
    Training & Education

    Yesterday, David Kidney MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change, and Helen Goodman MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Department of Work and Pensions, attended an event at Narec in Blyth, Northumberland to officially open a new 27 metre high training facility – the UK’s first Wind Turbine Training Tower. […]

  • 4 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Training & Education

    A UK consortium led by the University of Hull has won a GBP 5.5 million funding for the Aura Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) aimed at boosting offshore wind skills and investment. The bid, which the university’s Energy & Environment Institute secured from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), […]

  • 8 October 2013
    Training & Education

    Maersk Training, based in Newcastle are currently recruiting for 2 Apprentices to join the team in November 2013 as part of their current expansion plan. The 2 new roles within the company are Customer Service Apprentice and Office Administration Apprentice, created due to increased industry demand for their range of Maritime and Offshore Wind training […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Training & Education

    Maersk Training offers free places on Offshore Wind Training Course to local unemployed people in Tyneside, to help them take advantage of job opportunities in the thriving offshore wind energy market. The courses are open to people who are unemployed, a UK resident for the past 3 years, aged 19 or over and live in […]

  • 18 January 2019
    Technology, Training & Education

    The UK Newcastle College has installed a virtual reality system for offshore wind training at its Energy Academy. Delivered by the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult, in partnership with Scotland’s Energy Skills Partnership, Heriot Watt University and Animmersion VR, the Immersive Hybrid Reality (iHR) training facility replicates working conditions experienced by turbine engineers operating on offshore […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 August 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Chelmsford-based CWind has won a contract to deliver all cable pull-in services for 66 offshore wind turbines and one offshore substation at the 396MW Merkur offshore wind farm.

  • 9 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Innogy and RWE Supply & Trading have signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Deutsche Bahn (German Rail – DB) for the supply of electricity from the Nordsee Ost offshore wind farm. The supplied volume comprises 25MW, which is the equivalent of four turbines, representing 8% of the total production of the 295MW offshore wind farm. This […]

  • 7 February 2012

    On February 1, SAT-Training opened offshore, wind & maritime training facilities in Esbjerg, Denmark.  Eigil Jensen, Operation Manager, is confident that, “we have listened carefully to what our Customers needs are and have developed a concept that is entirely client focused, ensuring that flexible delivery of courses, both prescribed and bespoke, are available when required […]

  • 19 February 2013
    Training & Education

    In 2012, Maersk Training Newcastle was given an overwhelming thumbs-up to run its basic safety training course after an independent auditor from Det Norske Veritas (DNV) visited Maersk’s state-of-the-art training facilities in North Shields. Maersk Training Newcastle became the UK’s first – and one of only a handful around the world – to be given […]

  • 16 September 2013

    Energi Coast took part in a Tees Valley Unlimited-hosted visit by Business and Energy Minister Michael Fallon MP, who saw first-hand how the area is capitalising on new business opportunities. During his time in Tees Valley, Mr Fallon toured the UK’s largest advanced gasification energy-from-waste plant and a leading safety training facility, as well as […]

  • 12 July 2018
    Training & Education

    Three Massachusetts-based institutions for higher education have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), called Connect4Wind, to share resources and collaborate on the development of curriculum and programs centered on the offshore wind energy sector.