A north businessman has sent a letter pleading with one of the world’s richest men to withdraw his bid on land belonging to an underwater training centre which went into administration.
Assets have been sold following the administration of Fort William’s Underwater Centre.
Administrators appointed to a world-leading Highland subsea training centre last night said they were doing everything in their power to help students left thousands of pounds out of pocket by its collapse.
The subsea industry is finally starting to feel the positive effects of improved market conditions in oil and gas, despite this week’s closure of the Underwater Centre.
A world-leading Highland subsea training base has been placed into administration putting around 50 jobs at risk.
A Highland subsea training centre has been rescued from the threat of closure after an industry collaboration with a hat-trick of offshore firms.
The need for a skilled, competent workforce in the global oil and gas industry has never been greater, and there is a very real concern that if not enough personnel are being trained now, then future needs will not be met.
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