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Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Offshore Energy Sectors News

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LR Chalks Out Energy Growth Strategy

Lloyd’s Register (LR), which ranks as one of the world’s largest providers of professional services for the engineering and technology sectors, has chalked out a new strategy for future growth in the energy market.The firm, which started out in 1760 as a marine classification society and now has more than 7,000 staff globally, said that the first phase of its new global strategy for its energy business to reposition the professional services portfolio for growth through the energy transition…

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Seacat Services Invest in UK Offshore Training

Offshore energy support vessel operator, Seacat Services, has announced a considerable investment in its unique Maritime Apprenticeship scheme, and has committed to creating further training opportunities with the launch of dedicated Traineeship and Cadetship programs. These specialist training courses, delivered in conjunction with 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…

ICE to Present at RINA Conference

The ICE group of companies, Europe's largest independent naval architecture and marine engineering consultancy, will present a paper at RINA’s Maritime Project Management Conference in London on February 24-25 2016. Presented by Robert Swan, President and Chief Operating Officer of ICE and co-authored by Steinar Draegebo, Chairman of the ICE group of companies, the paper will cover the complexities of project management in the ship design sector. It will focus on the project management…

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Thrustmaster Reaches 30-year Milestone

Thrustmaster of Texas announced the achievement of an important company milestone: 30 years in the marine propulsion industry. Established in 1984 by its current president, Joe R. Bekker, Thrustmaster has grown from a small manufacturer of outboard, deck-mounted propulsion units to a worldwide leading manufacturer of marine propulsion systems. From the first order for 13 deck-mounted propulsion units for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and a follow-up order for the U.S. Navy…

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LOC Group Furthers Growth in Asia

LOC Seoul opens, Korean country manager appointed London Offshore Consultants, a global company in marine and engineering consultancy for the shipping and offshore energy sectors, has further expanded its footprint in Asia, successfully registering LOC Seoul and opening the company's first office in South Korea. "Initially concentrating on the vibrant energy markets, our ultimate objective is for LOC Seoul to cover all aspects of our work," said Captain Jon Walker, Regional Head of Asia for the LOC Group.

Global Marine Trends 2030

Three scenarios shaping the future of the world’s maritime industries. Report issued  at events in Singapore and London indicates strong growth for the maritime sector in the years up to 2030 and an even bigger role for China in the maritime world, as seaborne trade increases from 9 billion tonnes annually to between 19-24 billion tonnes. Lloyd’s Register, Qinetiq and Strathclyde University has released Global Marine Trends 2030, a report based on two years of research into the future of the maritime industries.