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1 March 2021

News

Wind Farm Recommended Practice published in collaboration with G+

Today (Monday 1 March). HeliOffshore published its Wind Farm Recommended Practice (WinReP) in collaboration with G+. The WinReP supports helicopter operations in the global offshore wind industry: a key priority for both organisations.   The HeliOffshore Windfarm Working Group was led by Siemens Gamesa aviation specialist Lee Harris.   HeliOffshore CEO Tim Rolfe thanked members…

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15 January 2021

News

HeliOffshore 2021 Conference

We missed meeting you face to face in 2020.  While we thought we might be able to reconvene in person in April 2021, the pandemic and necessary international travel restrictions will prevent us meeting in Lisbon.  We have taken the tough decision to defer our Lisbon conference one more year to April 2022.   Instead,…

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16 December 2020

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Second Industry Safety Performance Report Published

Today (Tuesday 15th December 2020) HeliOffshore published its second Industry Safety Performance Report. Author of the report and Safety Intelligence Programme Director, Matt Greaves, said: “This report reveals a unique, global, industry-wide picture of the safety performance of the offshore aviation sector. “The last five years have been extremely demanding for the industry and this is reflected in…

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2 October 2020

News

HeliOffshore launches three Recommended Practices

Today, HeliOffshore published three Recommended Practices to address operations in Flightpath Management (FPM), Helicopter Flight Data Monitoring (HFDM) and Health and Usage Monitoring Systems (HUMS). Tim Rolfe, HeliOffshore CEO, thanked members: “All three Recommended Practices are great examples of how our industry – from designers and maintainers, to pilots and passengers – works together and…

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6 July 2020

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HeliOffshore Appoints Tim Rolfe as Chief Executive Officer

Today (Monday 6th July) HeliOffshore announced the appointment of Tim Rolfe as HeliOffshore Chief Executive Officer (CEO).   Bill Chiles, HeliOffshore Chairman, said: “After a rigorous recruitment process and considerable deliberation by the HeliOffshore Board, we are thrilled to announce Tim Rolfe will become HeliOffshore’s CEO effective Monday 13th July.   “Tim was a core founder member of…

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24 June 2020

News

View highlights from HeliOffshore’s first online conference

On Tuesday 16th June, HeliOffshore held an online conference so members could interrogate HeliOffshore progress and plans, and share questions, comments and safety commitments. Please view edited highlights below: For the full broadcast featuring attendees’ live discussion, please contact info@helioffshore.org.

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14 May 2020

News

New Helideck InfoShare Launched

Today (Thursday 14th May) HeliOffshore launched the Helideck InfoShare – a confidential reporting system to help stakeholders share, and learn from, Helideck operational incidents to support our mission that no lives are lost in offshore aviation.  The Helideck InfoShare system enables members to anonymously submit events and experiences, from which others can learn, to collaboratively…

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1 May 2020

Blogs

A farewell blog from Gretchen

It has been the privilege of my career to lead HeliOffshore to deliver safety every single day.  On my first day, six years ago, HeliOffshore didn’t have a phone or computer.  We did, however, have a compelling mandate to draw the industry together so no lives are lost in offshore flight.  We now have a…

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