Global offshore wind leader Ørsted has pledged its support to the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) through a new two-year partnership that will focus on training its volunteers to aid the charity in its mission to save lives at sea.
Ørsted will make a contribution of £140,000 over two years to fund training costs at seven RNLI lifeboat stations across the UK – Barrow, Clacton-on-Sea, Humber, New Brighton, Ramsgate, Skegness and Wells – to help the charity continue their invaluable work.
Skegness training with Launch and Recovery tractor
The RNLI is the charity that saves lives at sea and its lifeboat volunteers provide a 24-hour search and rescue service across the UK and Ireland. With crews launching in all manner of conditions in order to save lives, it’s crucial that they receive the best possible training so they are prepared for whatever they may face.
RNLI volunteers train at least fortnightly on station and…