Maersk Training and ClassNK target offshore wind in Japan and APAC

Japanese classification society ClassNK has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Maersk Training regarding offshore wind farm operator training and alternative fuel ship crew education in Japan and the APAC region.

Source: ClassNK

With the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding, both parties have declared that they will proactively cooperate to enable high quality training that meets international standards and therefore a skilled local workforce to be provided to the wind industry. growing offshore in Japan as well as in the APAC region.

Based on its expertise and experience in ship inspection and certification, ClassNK will work with Maersk Training to develop a set of guidelines including boat transfer safety, which is one of the most frequent HSE risks. in the offshore wind sector.

In addition, research will be carried out jointly on the training of seafarers for ammonia-powered ships.

ClassNK said the company already provides certification services to the maritime training industry to fulfill its mission of supporting the ever-changing needs of the maritime industry to ensure the safety of life at sea and promote the protection of the marine environment.

The company plans to continue to expand its service to support increased skills for offshore wind farms and alternative fuel vessels to help achieve a decarbonized society.

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