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Andrea Lodolo, CEO of MaritimeMT (left) and Kevin Keeler, International Sales Director of ISTC (right) at MaritimeMT’s Center. (Photo: MaritimeMT)

Maltese Firms Partner on Maritime Training

at MaritimeMT to establish stronger links with another Maltese training provider.”MaritimeMT offers STCW training and certification; ship handling courses and bespoke training for both seafarers or and shore based personnel and MaritimeMT is fully accredited by DNV-GL as a training center facility and by Transport Malta to deliver training as per the STCW convention.The ISTC is a proponent of training courses in emergency response, contingency management, fire safety, and health and safety. It specializes in marine, aviation, fire and offshore training and this new link will enable both organizati

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Oilfield Services Giant Weatherford Appoints New CEO

restructuring and emerged from chapter 11 bankrupcty. The company said at the time it had emerged with a stronger financial foundation having reduced approximately $6.2 billion of outstanding funded debt, secured $2.6 billion in exit financing facilities, including a $450 million revolving credit facility, secured a $195 million letter of credit facility, and secured over $900 million of liquidity

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Mahajan Named Managing Director of CMA CGM India

.CMA CGM started its operations in India in 1989 and now has a network of 27 offices across the country employing around 630 people. CMA CGM India is connected globally via 14 mainline services and 27 weekly calls. The group has 302 depots and warehouses to support its customers with a seamless storage facility

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ARA Taps Coolbaugh as Ohmsett Facility Manager

Applied Research Associates, Inc. (ARA) announced Dr. Tom Coolbaugh has joined the team as the Program/Facility Manager for Ohmsett – The National Oil Spill Response Research & Renewable Energy Test Facility. He will have oversight of the day-to-day operations, maintenance and testing at the facility, while ensuring facility users’ needs are met.Dr. Coolbaugh recently retired after 32 years with ExxonMobil Corporation, most recently as the Technology and Advocacy Advisor in the Emergency Preparedness and Response organization. His focus areas have included oil spill response tools such

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Rolls-Royce to Boost Output for the US Navy

County and the state of Mississippi.Naval components manufactured by Rolls-Royce at Pascagoula include controllable-pitch propeller systems, fixed pitch propellers, and water jets. The components help power the majority of U.S. Navy ships, including aircraft carriers, destroyers and other vessels. The facility is already considered a “Center of Excellence” within Rolls-Royce, and the new investment will further strengthen the company’s ability to manufacture propellers and propulsor components for Navy ships. Rolls-Royce will build a new 26,000-square-foot building, with new foundry

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COVE Names Melanie Nadeau CEO

Melanie Nadeau, P. Eng. has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Center for Ocean Ventures and Entrepreneurship (COVE), a collaborative facility on Halifax Harbor dedicated to applied innovation in the ocean sector.Jim King, chair of the COVE board, said the board approved the appointment effective September 8, 2020. He said Nadeau was one of 431 applicants from around the world who indicated interest in the position.Nadeau, replaces Jim Hanlon, P.Eng., MBA, FCAE, who has been CEO at COVE and its predecessor organizations since May of 2012.Nadeau has extensive experience in strategic planning

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Massachusetts Institutions Get Grants for Offshore Wind Workforce Training

for enrollment in dedicated training and certification programs at the Northeast Maritime Institute.International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local Union #223:  $300,000 to establish a high voltage and fiber optic training program for skilled electricians at the IBEW’s training facility in Taunton, in partnership with JDR Cables, a cable supplier for the Vineyard Wind 1 project.Massachusetts Maritime Academy (MMA):  $75,000 to conduct a feasibility study to understand the need, interest, and business case for developing and delivering a crew transfer vessel operator training

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New CEO Takes the Helm at RMK Merrill-Stevens Shipyard

Industry veteran William Clewes has been appointed CEO of Miami yacht repair yard RMK Merrill-Stevens, charged with leading Florida's oldest shipyard through a period or redevelopment, reopening and beyond.“I am excited about building a team and a new facility to bring the RMK Merrill-Stevens facility back to its former glory and beyond,” said Clewes in January after accepting the position. Clewes will lead the North and South yards, which straddle the Miami River, the ongoing redevelopment of both, upcoming renovations and the grand reopening of the yards.Clewes brings to the role

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BSM Opens Liquid Cargo Simulator Facility

Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM) said it has launched a new liquid cargo training facility at its maritime training center in Cyprus as part of a wider boost to LNG training across the whole company, reflecting increasing industry demand and more LNG vessels entering the market.The new Liquid Cargo Simulator (LCS) has been designed and developed by BSM’s inhouse technical team and uses GTT Training software. It offers realistic training on a wide range of vessel types: LNG fueled ships and LNG gas carriers with a combination of cargo containment systems and different propulsion systems

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PCCI Hires Carey as Chief Engineer

PCCI, Inc. announce that Todd Carey has joined the company as a chief engineer based in Ventura, Calif. He will be responsible for providing engineering, design, installation and program/project management services to U.S. government and commercial clients in the ocean facility and offshore energy industries.Carey is a Mechanical Engineer with experience supporting U.S. Navy, and upstream oil and gas clients on the U.S. West Coast.  He has 18-years of experience in the analysis, design and installation of ship deployment systems, ocean facility installations, port security barriers, and submarine

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Partners Launch LNG Training in Singapore

GTT Training said Monday it has reached a training partnership agreement with Wavelink Maritime Institute (WMI) to facilitate the delivery of GTT Training’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry related courses at WMI’s training facility in Jurong, Singapore.The partnership includes the installation of GTT Training’s Liquid Gas Handling Simulator ‘G-SIM’ at the Wavelink Maritime Simulation Center and the co-sharing of expertise.The LNG handling and operations courses will be geared toward personnel involved with LNG carriers, terminals and LNG-fueled vessels.

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New Bill Aims to Secure Grant Funding for Maritime Training

Garcia. “Therefore, it is essential that Congress act to support community and technical colleges providing training for the next generation of workers in this industry to avoid a future workforce shortage.”“The Maritime Center of Excellence at San Jacinto College is a state-of-the-art facility and program. I am truly proud to represent such an establishment in Southeast Texas and sponsor legislation that will help provide opportunities to our nation’s maritime workforce, while strengthening America’s trade and national security in the process,” said Congressman Babin

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Hunting Slashes 25% of Workforce

50% cut in its $22 million budgeted annual capital expenditure.Global energy companies have cut their spending to save cash after oil prices collapsed on weak fuel demand due to the coronavirus crisis.Hunting, however, said it does not anticipate drawing down on its $160 million secured revolving credit facility at this time, as its cash position remains healthy. (Reporting by Shanima A in Bengaluru; Editing by Shailesh Kuber

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Norwegian Petroleum Directorate Names New Senior Management Team

administration, and solid expertise and experience with a number of the most important disciplines the position is responsible for.Torgeir Stordal (58) will be Director of geoscience, technology and co-existence.Stordal’s responsibilities will include geo and reservoir-technical and technical facility assessments, seabed minerals, co-existence at sea, emissions and discharges to the environment, fiscal metering audits and research and technology cooperation.Stordal has a Cand.scient. degree in geophysics from the University of Bergen. Today, he is the Director of exploration in the NPD in a rotating

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Austal USA Graduates 28 Apprentices Into Full-time Positions

Alabama shipbuilder Austal USA said it graduated 28 youth apprentices into full-time paid positions this spring. The apprentices are recent high school graduates from schools throughout Mobile and Baldwin County and completed seven weeks of training at the Alabama Industrial Development Training facility adjacent to Austal’s campus.“Austal USA is excited to have hired 28 Youth Apprentices into full-time Fabrication Trade Assistant positions,” Austal USA Workforce Development Manager Ryan Lee said. “The Youth Apprenticeship program is a special program. It’s an awesome

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Neptune Energy Plans to Let 400 Office Workers Go

Energy CEO said earlier this week that like all energy companies, Neptune has been impacted, with revenues this year – and probably next year – expected to be correspondingly down compared with where they were last year. "In response, we have successfully increased our lending facility, reduced our expenditure across the business by some 30% this year and our shareholders have agreed not to receive a dividend in 2020," he said.In a long letter sent to Neptune Energy employees this week explaining the situation, and the reasons behind the proposal to lay off 400 workers, House

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The Emerging U.S. Offshore Wind Industry in a Post-COVID-19 World

end power supply contracts for the project in 2015. Indeed, just one project – the five-turbine (30 megawatt) Deepwater Wind farm off Block Island – is up and running so far. But, there are a slew of other projects in the pipeline. The two-turbine (12 megawatt) Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind facility – a “test” construction in advance of the planned 2,640-megawatt Dominion Energy Wind Farm – has already started construction and reportedly remains largely on schedule.Several other large projects are in the pipeline to start construction within the next two to three years

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