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8 May 2018

Press Releases

HeliOffshore 2018 Conference Commits to Next Steps in Safety Collaboration

Senior leaders from the offshore oil and gas industry have reconfirmed their commitment to driving up safety performance, agreeing to press hard for comprehensive implementation of safety priorities that will have the most potential to save lives in helicopter operations. These safety priorities include activities such as sharing and jointly analysing operational data through the…

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11 December 2017

Press Releases

HeliOffshore and Honeywell Successfully Demonstrate HTAWS Safety Capability

  Efforts to advance the development and implementation of enhanced Helicopter Terrain Awareness and Warning Systems (HTAWS) took a step forward last month with the completion of simulator trials of Honeywell’s EGPWS MKXXII HTAWS solution. Effective collision avoidance is fundamental to helicopter safety, and a collaborative project involving multiple stakeholders is working to give pilots…

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28 September 2017

Press Releases

HeliOffshore steps up collaboration to achieve life-saving safety improvements

HeliOffshore is stepping up work on key projects that it has prioritised as having the greatest potential to save lives in offshore helicopter operations around the world. The association, which now has more than 100 members, is leading the offshore helicopter sector to close the safety gap with fixed-wing operations, with a new push to…

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16 May 2017

News, Press Releases

HELIOFFSHORE CONFERENCE 2017: Enhanced safety through joined up safety investment, data sharing

15 May, 2017 Budapest, Hungary – HeliOffshore Chief Executive Officer Gretchen Haskins, in closing remarks yesterday, commended leaders of the offshore helicopter industry for sustaining an unwavering commitment to safety. In front of more than 180 delegates, Mrs. Haskins described how the industry’s collaboration is making a difference at the frontline. “We are delivering a…

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25 April 2017

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Offshore Safety Leader HeliOffshore Appoints Communications Director

London, 25 April, 2017 – HeliOffshore, the offshore helicopter industry’s global safety association, today announced the appointment of Charles Alcock as its communications director. In this new full-time role based in London, from 3 July, Charles will continue to build on strong foundations to ensure HeliOffshore engages stakeholders across the industry as they progress a…

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28 March 2017

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HeliOffshore Appoints New Board Member: Mr. Lance Bospflug

–          Mr. Bospflug from helicopter operator PHI Inc joins HeliOffshore Board –          Replaces Mr. Al Gonsoulin, CEO of PHI Inc. and a founding HeliOffshore member HeliOffshore, the global association for safety in the offshore helicopter industry, announced today the appointment of Mr. Lance F. Bospflug to its Board. Mr. Bospflug, President and Chief Operating Officer…

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9 January 2017

Press Releases

Training Videos to Enhance Use of Automation

HeliOffshore has launched a set of automation training videos for use by its operator members, worldwide. The set of six videos demonstrate the offshore helicopter industry’s recommended practice for the use of automation. Gretchen Haskins, HeliOffshore chief executive officer, says advanced cockpit automation has enabled the offshore helicopter industry to operate in some of the…

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11 October 2016

Press Releases

IOGP and HeliOffshore strengthen cooperation to enhance offshore helicopter safety

Increased opportunity for members of both organizations to enhance safety Shared commitment to a global safety programme with focus on supporting crews and maintainers at the front line London, 11 October, 2016 – The International Association of Oil & Gas Producers (IOGP) and HeliOffshore, the global offshore helicopter industry association, strengthened today their cooperation with…

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