Major Vessel Owners from across Europe set to benefit from UK staffing strategic partnership

News release



As an indicator to the continuing success of the UK offshore wind industry, Mane Energy, a leading offshore wind recruitment consultancy, have signed an exclusive partnership agreement with iPS Powerful People to deliver marine crew to UK projects.

Stephen Stuart, Head of Mane Energy commented “this is an exciting strategic partnership that will help support our client’s project operations in UK waters. Working with many of the major vessel operators from across Europe, I am excited about this collaboration with iPS Powerful People, to continue to support offshore installation projects and our clients operating here in the UK. We’ve chosen to unite with a business that is a true specialist, to support the growth of offshore Wind in UK.”

From 10.5 GW last year, installed offshore wind capacity is set to rise to 27.5 GW by 2026. Stuart believes that “Major vessel owners from across Europe, operating in UK Waters, can now come to us in confidence that we can support them with their crewing needs.”

From its base in the Netherlands, complemented with a world-wide office structure, iPS Powerful People has become the de facto specialist in the supply of crewing personnel for the energy sector. “We are confident that the partnership with Mane Energy will contribute to a further extension of our services levels for offshore installation projects in the UK, both our clients and candidates will benefit from this unique collaboration” Patrick Mans, Director of iPS Powerful People added.

The new strategic partnership between Mane Energy and iPS will ensure that iPS can continue to support operations in UK waters, providing Marine Crew across many disciplines, including:

Based in the UK, Mane Energy are committed to working with client partners to help create a greener and cleaner future. This is achieved by leveraging their expertise to make a positive contribution to their global client base when it comes to recruiting, developing and growing a diverse and inclusive workforce.

For further details contact – Stephen Stuart, Head of Mane Energy. +44 (0)1923 470 724