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Featured Article: Investing Today for Tomorrow’s Workforce

Karen Miller, Program Coordinator for the Tidewater Community College Apprenticeship Institute
Karen Miller, Program Coordinator for the Tidewater Community College Apprenticeship Institute

Shipbuilding/repair employers are experiencing a mass exit of an aging workforce and are desperate to fill these positions with skilled employees. Employers have sought pre-apprenticeship and apprenticeship as a strategy to develop a skilled workforce, standardize training, improve employee retention, increase productivity, and strengthen future leadership.

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Featured Article: The Virginia Advantage in Offshore Wind

Jennifer K. Palestrant, Chief Deputy of Virginia Department of Mines Minerals and Energy
Jennifer K. Palestrant, Chief Deputy of Virginia Department of Mines Minerals and Energy

There is a fresh wind blowing in Virginia. This spring, Dominion Energy and Orsted installed the first two offshore wind turbines in Federal waters, located 26 nautical miles off the coast of Virginia Beach.  These turbines are used to research new technologies aimed at lowering the cost of energy production.

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New VSRA Member Companies

Seven new member companies joined VSRA in the month of June, bringing the membership total to 290. Please join us in welcoming:

B&B Insulation LLC 
Gulf Copper & Manufacturing Corporation
HKA Enterprises 
LD Welding & Fabrication Co 
Lusca, LLC 
Region Rents
Tactical Marine Repair Inc. 

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2020 VSRF Golf Tournament - ALL Golfer Slots are FULL - Other Sponsorships Available


All Golfer Slots are now FULL for the 2020 Virginia Ship Repair Foundation Golf Tournament. There are more sponsorship opportunities available. 

CLICK HERE TO SPONSOR NOW!

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VSRA Responds to COVID-19 Outbreak

The Virginia Ship Repair Association committees provide a space to work together to adress the pitfalls and possibilities that face our local ship repair industry. While the nature of the COVID-19 pandemic prevents these committees from meeting in person we recognize their need now more than ever.

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Writers Welcome! Please contact Kathy Bryan, Communications Committee Chairman, at (757)366-9300, or kbryan@shipyardstaffing.com, if you would like to submit an article.

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