17 October 2022
Maersk Training and GiraffeWork Collaborate to Establish a Training Center for the Wind Industry in Japan
Tokyo, Japan – Maersk Training and GiraffeWork (subsidiary of parent company Daikyo Kenki) have recently signed a collaboration agreement, at the Royal Danish Embassy in Tokyo, to establish a training center for the wind industry in Japan, offering courses in accordance to the Global Wind Organisation (GWO).
The center “GiraffeWork powered by Maersk Training” will open in March 2024 in Kawasaki-City, and will have a maximum annual capacity of 1,500 students. It will be equipped with the latest pool equipment and will have a marine survival course adapted to offshore wind power industry. In addition, the plan is to open an advanced rescue training course, advanced first aid training, and a BTT (Basic Technical Training) course in accordance with GWO, which will be the first of its kind in Japan.
With an increased demand for technicians in the wind industry of Japan, this cooperation will contribute to nurture the workforce needed in the industry, showcasing a promising cooperation between Denmark and Japan.
About Maersk Training
Maersk Training is an international industry leader in developing competencies and increasing skills, with over 16 locations worldwide. With over 40 years of experience, Maersk Training specializes in delivering training for the Oil and Gas, Renewables, and Maritime industries, improving safety and operational performance for their clients. Maersk Training is part of the A.P. Moller Maersk Group, a Danish shipping giant with over 100 years in ocean and inland freight transportation and associated services.
GiraffeWork is a newly established company responsible for tasks in the wind industry of its parent company, Daikyo Kenki. GiraffeWork strives to play a central role in the development of the onshore and offshore wind power industry – a sector advocated by the Japanese government as a national policy.
For more information, contact —
Alex Øbell Nielsen, Head of Business Development for Global Wind, Maersk Training
Phone: +45 70227950
Seto T, GiraffeWork Co., Ltd.
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