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We are hiring!

Posted: October 27, 2017

**Update 23/11/2017: All positions are now filled. Many thanks to all for your interest**

We are expanding our SEFtec NMCI Offshore team!

If you have the determination to be proactive, hardworking and a team player in a diverse and high energy environment then these roles may interest you.

SNO Technical Support Job Description_

SNO Survival Instructor Job Description_

SNO Accounts Assistant Job Description

These roles are all for an immediate start.

Best of Luck!

**Update: All positions are now filled. Many thanks to all for your interest**


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Behind the scenes at NMCI Services

Posted: February 10, 2015

Delegates complete their FOET training at NMCI


Some of our delegates who completed their FOET training at the NMCI today with our Instructor Joey.

For further course information and upcoming course dates check out our Offshore Courses.



Delegates complete their FOET training at NMCI






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Call not to Raise Oil/Gas Tax Take

Posted: July 29, 2013

Monday, July 29, 2013 by Geoff Percival- Irish Examiner

 “The main representative body for Ireland’s exploration industry has called for the Government to hold back on plans to increase the potential tax take from companies drilling for oil and gas in Irish waters.

As it currently stands, the Government stands to receive between 25% and 40% of profits from any commercial field in Irish waters — of which there are currently none (although Barryroe, in the Celtic Sea, is on course to be the first).

However, Natural Resources Minister Pat Rabbitte recently said that he intends to seek independent expert advice, by the end of this year, on what level of fiscal gain should be achieved by Ireland and how the State should go about achieving it.

A recent Joint Oireachtas Committee called for the profit take to be as high as 80%, which would mirror the Norwegian model.

However, while it takes 78% of the profit from any commercial field in its waters, Norway — as well as having a more mature and developed offshore exploration industry than Ireland — also repays the same percentage of drilling costs to companies if said field is found to be dry; something Ireland — in current economic times — could not do.

At the end of a week that has seen international oil giant ExxonMobil put an indefinite pause on its interest in Ireland by finding no sign of any commercial hydrocarbons at initial drill at the highly-anticipated Dunquin field off the south-west coast of the country, the Irish Offshore Operators’ Association has called for a rethink by Government.

“We think the Government should be cautious in its approach,” said Fergus Cahill, chairman of the Irish Offshore Operators’ Association.

“It would be a great mistake to change the fiscal terms at this stage, especially in light of Dunquin, and at a time when we are just beginning to see more activity in Irish waters and more companies come in,” he added.”

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Irish Examiner: Maritime College to Train Global Workers

Posted: February 18, 2013


“Shipping and other companies from the Middle East and beyond will be sending more workers for expert training in Cork over the next year.

By Niall Murray, Education Correspondent

The National Maritime College of Ireland (NMCI), part of Cork Institute of Technology, has facilities among the world’s best for training new and experienced workers in the shipping industry.
Among the 72 graduates of NMCI whose awards were conferred yesterday were a number from the Seychelles who have completed marine and plant engineering degrees.
The college opened in 2004 as the country’s first third-level public private partnership, and works closely with the Irish Naval Service whose national base is alongside its Ringaskiddy location.
The commercial arm of the college and associated companies have been offering training since 2010 on the hi-spec equipment, with particular interest from shipping and related companies from the Gulf region.
Further expansion of training and consultancy services to places such as United Arab Emirates, Vietnam, and Malaysia is planned in the year ahead, in line with more research and commercial training being planned.
“The short specialist courses we run here have been bringing in people from transport in the oil and gas sectors, people in big ports and other related areas,” said CIT’s vice-president for development Michael Delaney.
“We also help train people who will teach their colleagues back at home and offer a certain amount of follow-up training where their companies are located, it could be the Middle East or elsewhere.”
As well as the training jobs in the college on its equipment, which includes a simulator that allows students navigate super-tankers into any port in the world, employment is supported in connected local industry. Cork and Irish companies are developing software and machinery based on the needs of the merchant shipping industry, while training in its use can then be provided at the NMCI or overseas.
There are now 10 full-time research jobs at NMCI, and CIT president  Brendan Murphy told graduates that expanding the research and training roles there are key to the college’s continued success.
The ceremony yesterday also saw masters degrees awarded to 12 graduates of CIT’s Crawford College of Art & Design.”
Picture: At the National Maritime College of Ireland conferrings, Ringaskiddy, Cork, Bachelor of Science in nautical science graduate Jean Paul, from the Seychelles, presents flowers to his girlfriend Melanie Dopplinger, Austria; Pictures: Darragh Kane

Friday, February 15, 2013

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US Military using SEFtec HUET during training at Fort Rucker

Posted: April 21, 2011


SEFtec installed a custom military HUET (helicopter underwater escape trainer) at Fort Rucker Alabama. This unit replaced 2 METS dunkers at the site and has been used to train the US military ever since.

This video shows a news report by Patrick Claybon of News4, WTVY on May 11th 2009. read more…

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