The co-founder of BEI Maritime, retired US Navy Lt. Cmdr. Scott Chierepko, spoke with Halldale Group Industry Reporter Amanda Towner about future plans for a new maritime training center.
A state-of-the-art training center featuring a live-fire cargo ship, wind turbine tower, underwater egress and firefighting trainers is being built by BEI Maritime in Currituck County in northeastern North Carolina. The company anticipates a projected start date from mid- to late-summer 2019.
The offshore survival training business line will support commercial and military offshore mariners and off-shore aviators. The training offered fulfills the US Coast Guard’s STCW (Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers) training pipeline, the Global Wind Organization (GWO) pipeline and the Offshore Petroleum Industry Training Organization (OPITO).– Lt. Cmdr. Scott Chierepko
Photo: BEI Maritime