Kongsberg Digital (KDI) and The Nautical Institute are pleased to announce an approved remote simulation solution for Dynamic Positioning (DP) Induction Courses. This has been developed by KDI to support training centers worldwide during the COVID-19 pandemic lockdowns, and has now been approved by The Nautical Institute.
Equinor experienced several serious incidents throughout the year, but also achieved a reduction in the number of serious incidents and personal injuries in 2020 compared to the previous year. The results support a good trend in safety performance during the last decade, but also demonstrate the need to further improve our safety work.
The UK Chamber of Shipping, the voice of the UK shipping industry, has joined global industry and human rights leaders, including A.P. Møller - Mærsk, BP, BW, Cargill, COSCO, DOW, Euronav, MISC, NYK, Rio Tinto, Shell, Trafigura, Unilever and Vale, in signing the Neptune Declaration on Seafarer Wellbeing and Crew Change in a worldwide call to action to end the unprecedented crew change crisis caused by COVID-19.
Sea Machines Robotics, a leading developer of autonomous command and remote-helm control systems, has promoted Phil Bourque to the role of business development and sales director, U.S. Government, effective immediately.
Aleron Group has announced a high-level organization restructure to align with their strategic growth plans to consolidate product and service offerings to their global clients. The Aleron Group consisting of individual entities, Aleron Subsea and ROVQUIP, will now formally be recognised as the single entity of Aleron Limited.
Robotics startup company BladeBUG has announced the appointment of Peter Childs as Chairperson to help steer the organization and meet its ambitious goals for the rollout of repair and maintenance robots in the offshore wind sector.
MacArtney aims to continually strengthen the global reach and local customer support through a strategic presence in key markets. Pursuing this journey - from January 2021 - Saurabh Sharma joins the underwater technology company to offer the full MacArtney product line, system solution technology and expertise to the Indian and Middle Eastern customers.