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NSL has constantly strived to create consistency in crane, rigging & lifting related training worldwide by continually improving their safety awareness materials, training courses and gaining approvals from nationally recognised lead bodies in every region where oil and gas is being explored and produced.



Training the World

NSL Aberdeen | Established 1989 - Head Office & Main Training Centre

Our Head Office in Queens Road, Aberdeen houses our technical department where all our technical documents, training course material and Safety Awareness Materials are developed. Our in-house graphics & multimedia department create the final products using cutting edge computer technology. The head office also manages and supports our training and technical services worldwide.

All the practical training listed in this site is presented at our bespoke training facility in Dyce, Aberdeen. This training can also be delivered at clients’ sites on and offshore if required.

Wherever our clients are working internationally, when it comes to safety, we intend to be able to look after their interests on a global scale. That is our commitment to the oil and gas industry.

NSL Caspian - RigMarine (Local agent and training partner) | Established 2011

In addition to our local agent and training partner in Baku, Azerbaijan, NSL offer the placement of specialist personnel qualified in the field of crane operations, mechanical handling and lifting equipment, to assist in the control of all aspects of their client’s lifting operations. NSL personnel are exclusively based at various locations in Azerbaijan and Georgia and provide the following services:

• Maintenance / Certification Requirements, Rigging Loft Management
• Assessment of suitability of Contractors and Equipment Types for Particular Projects
• Training, Review and Continued Assessment /Coaching of Personnel
• Provision of Technical Authority / Appointed Person where required
• Liaison with Crane Providers / Operators
• Compilation of Procedural Documents including Method Statements and Risk Assessment
• Technical back-up where necessary from the NSL Aberdeen office
• Call out facilities for out-of-hours working

NSL America | Established 2005 – Houston and Louisiana Training Centres

Located within two miles of Interstate 10, the brand new, purpose built facility provides an exciting and realistic working environment, enhancing the quality of their API accredited Oilfield Standard Training Courses. Now boasting specialized training facilities in both Louisiana & Texas, NSL America are fully equipped to accommodate clients' safety training requirements to the highest industry standards on an international scale.

Providing instructor led classroom and practical training courses, NSL continue to deliver their industry renowned courses such as Rigging and Lifting, Banksman/Flagman and Lifting Equipment Inspector, providing delegates with a range of qualifications from Awareness Level to Level 3 Competent Person in Lifting Operations.

NSL Offices & Contact Details

NSL Ltd - Head Office
42 Queens Road
Aberdeen AB15 4YE
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0)1224 208988
Fax: +44 (0)1224 208044
eMail: info@nsl-aberdeen.com
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UK Training Centre
Howe Moss Crescent
Kirkhill Industrial Estate
AB21 0GN
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NSL America Office & Training Centre
3522 Bacor Road
Houston TX 77084
Tel: +1 832 581 4640
eMail: info@nsl-america.com
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NSL Caspian region
please contact our local agent and training partner:
Rigmarine (Azerbaijan)
18 Km, Salyan Hwy, Mayak
Baku, Azerbaijan
Tel: (994 12) 4474748, 4474749
Fax: (994 12) 4474750

Worldwide Key Contacts

General Sales | info@nsl-aberdeen.com
Duncan Bonner | Managing Director | duncan.bonner@nsl-aberdeen.com
Mark Maddock | Global Technical Manager | mark.maddock@nsl-aberdeen.com
Richard Wilson | Global Operations Manager | richard.wilson@nsl-aberdeen.com

Niel Ritchie | Business Development | niel.ritchie@nsl-aberdeen.com
Jane Grubb | Training Administration & Bookings | jane@nsl-aberdeen.com
Paul Geddes | Graphics & Media Manager | paul.geddes@nsl-aberdeen.com
Suzanne Munro | Business Development NSL America | suzanne.munro@nsl-america.com

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