CATCH Energy Offshore (CEO) will deliver a £4.51m investment programme in specialist training facilities and infrastructure for the offshore wind industry. These will include indoor and outdoor training environments to deliver marine survival and a wide range of health and safety-related training.
Complementing existing, oil and gas-focused facilities CEO will help to address the major shortfall in technician/graduate-level engineering posts over the next decade and the lack of bespoke, industry- accredited training facilities in the Humber to meet the operational training requirements of the offshore wind supply chain.
February 1, 2016 - July 31, 2017
North East Lincolnshire Council
Stallingborough, North East Lincolnshire
£1.75m Local Growth Fund through the Humber LEP, part of the July 2014 Growth Deal
2015/16 LGF expenditure: £500,000
2016/17 LGF expenditure: £1,200,000
Achieved to Q4 16/17:
250 jobs safeguarded
1430 sqm commercial floorspace constructed
Business case approved
All locations are approximate.