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Wednesday, April 24, 2024

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Guillaume Delcourt (Photo: ACR Electronics)

ACR Electronics Names Delcourt Sales Manager

following three years at marine equipment manufacturer Lewmar and three years as International Sales Manager at Karver Systems, covering Europe, New Zealand, Australia, South Africa and the U.S. In a previous role, he also managed equipment logistics for the Extreme Sailing Series Europe based on the Isle of Wight

View of Cowes Harbour (Photo:  Cowes Harbour Commissioners)

Cowes Harbour Seeks Harbour Commisioner

.” Cowes Harbour Commission is seeking a new Board member to fill the vacancy and has commenced an open recruitment process for the position.   Cowes Harbour is renowned as the world’s most famous sailing destination and is of significant importance as the maritime gateway to the Isle of Wight. The role of Commissioner offers an excellent opportunity for the right individual to make a tangible and valuable contribution to the management and future of Cowes Harbour and its services.   Applications to the Board of Cowes Harbour Commissioners are encouraged from capable individuals

(Photo: Seacat Services)

Seacat Services Invest in UK Offshore Training

Red Ensign and HTP Training, will provide an entry point for young UK seafarers into the rapidly developing offshore wind sector. Following a highly successful intake for the inaugural Seacat Services Maritime Apprenticeship scheme, which began in 2014 with over 200 applications from the local Isle of Wight Community and culminated in the graduation of 12 seafarers in September 2015, Seacat Services has now started the recruitment process for its 2016-17 program. The renewal of the scheme reflects the growing requirement to establish a steady flow of new homegrown talent into the UK offshore

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Can a Lobster be an Archaeologist?

25 with all proceeds going to SUT’s Educational Support Fund, set up to help young people pursue learning and development opportunities. The book takes its name from a true story about Larry the lobster who helped divers discover a missing 8,000 year old Stone Age civilization near the Isle of Wight. The 150-page-book has been drafted by SUT members who are marine scientists, divers, subsea engineers, academics and from the merchant navy. It covers topics such as: Why do ships go missing in the Bermuda Triangle? Are lake monsters real and do werewolves exist in the Arctic

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First Wave of Seacat Services Apprentices Graduate

. The program trains seafarers for Seacat Services’ expanding fleet of 10 offshore energy support vessels (21-26 meters) that work primarily between the East Coast of the U.K., Germany, Holland and Denmark.   This year’s scheme saw 200 applicants from the local community on the Isle of Wight. The success of the Seacat Services apprenticeship program is an illustration of the strength of the offshore wind supply chain that has been built in the region. Despite the recent refusal of the Navitus Bay offshore wind farm, the island is well positioned to meet the demands of servicing the

Summer interns Rez Nuru (left) and Alex Rubin (right) working in Portsmouth Naval Base for BAE Systems. (Photo: BAE Systems)

BAE Systems Welcomes Record Number of Paid Interns

More than 140 university students from across the country are being given a unique insight into working life at BAE Systems, as part of the company’s 12-week summer internship program.   At Portsmouth Naval Base and Cowes on the Isle of Wight, 11 interns are currently working across a number of disciplines from HR and finance, through to engineering and supply chain.   Now in its third year, this growing program gives students the opportunity to learn from employees who are experts in their fields and gain insights that can only come from real world experience.   Over a

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BAE Systems Seeks 710 Apprentices for 2015

equally between three sites: Glascoed in Monmouthshire, at Washington, Tyne and Wear and at Radway Green in Cheshire Four with the Naval Combat Systems business, across two sites in Surrey (Frimley and New Malden) One apprentice role at the radar programs and manufacturing site in Cowes, Isle of Wight   The company, which is keen to achieve a better gender balance in engineering, is hoping that even more women will apply for apprenticeship programs. In 2014 17% of its apprentice intake was female and it is hoped that higher numbers of women will join in 2015 as BAE Systems is committed

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