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Wednesday, October 17, 2018

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VMMS for the Carbon Trust OWA Program

it has developed in line with the requirements of the offshore industry. Scott Cruttenden, business development manager of Strainstall, commented “We are delighted to be supporting the Carbon Trust in the latest OWA concept trial. VMMS is being widely used across the offshore wind and oil and gas industries and there seems to be a more pragmatic approach towards implementing solutions that can facilitate cost effective operations whilst enhancing safety levels. We are looking forward to supporting the trial and seeing the data provided being used towards achieving the goals of the Carbon Trust&rdquo

Next Geosolutions’ CEO, Giovanni Ranieri

Next Geosolutions Acquires RMS Submarine

market, for both the cables and renewables industries, and represents a strengthening of its presence in the North Sea and Baltic region.    Based in Suffolk, RMS Submarine provides marine resource and management solutions in the marine survey, submarine cable, offshore renewables and oil and gas industries.  Both companies developed a strong working relationship prior to acquisition, which enabled them to support each other on significant renewables projects.   Following the acquisition, up to five new onshore positions and as many as 20 offshore roles are likely to be created in

Remi Eriksen (Photo: DNV GL)

DNV GL Names Remi Eriksen Group CEO

ability to foresee industry challenges and drive responsive solutions.” Eriksen said, “I am very humble and thankful for the opportunity to lead this company I have worked for the past 22 years.” “We now see challenging market developments in both the maritime and oil and gas industries. DNV GL will not remain unaffected, but I have strong confidence in our ability to constantly improve and develop our services. Even in tough markets, there will be a need for expert advice and services that can help improve efficiency, qualify new cost-effective technologies, and that can

L to R: RGU postgraduate students Eugene Yeboah and Justice Ngoah

Ghanaian Students Benefitting from Scholarship Programs

is highly regarded and involves close ties with the oil and gas industry. Eugene, whose scholarship is funded by the Tullow Oil plc, said: “The Tullow scheme is aimed at helping to build capacity in areas where the company’s host countries, such as Ghana, have a skills gap in the oil and gas industries. “I was really excited when they offered me a scholarship. The Masters course has already given me so much technical knowledge that I can use in an oil related field. “It’s taken me three attempts to try to get on the scholarship programme and I’m so glad I

Malcolm Christie (Photo: OEM Group)

Christie Joins OEM Group in Technical Support Role

OEM Group said it has appointed industry veteran Malcolm Christie in a senior technical support role in response to growing its U.K. and international business.    Christie has more than four decades’ experience in the marine, and the oil and gas industries and joins OEM Group from 41 years at Turner Engine Powered Services where he latterly held the position of technical estimating manager for nine years.   Christie is a time served experienced engineer who started his career as an apprentice diesel engineer before going on to hold roles including service engineer, workshop

BG Group veteran Chapman joins Golar LNG as chairman

Sir Frank Chapman Appointed Golar's Chairman

major. Operating profits grew from some $50 million in 1996 to more than $8 billion in 2012. Sir Frank is currently a non-executive director of Rolls-Royce plc and chairman of their safety and ethics committee. Sir Frank was knighted in the 2011 Queen's Birthday Honours List for services to the oil and gas industries.   The Board looks forward to working with Sir Frank, who shares the same ambitions for Golar, in achieving its strategic goal of becoming an integrated midstream LNG company.  

Photo courtesy of Falck Safety Services

Falck Safety Services, Simwave Partner on Training

Falck Safety Services and Simwave are joining forces to serve the maritime and oil and gas industries with combined simulation and practical training. For more than 30 years, Falck Safety Services has offered safety training for the offshore, maritime and wind industries.   On November 8th, Simwave will open its doors to the most advanced maritime simulator center in the world. This co-operation means that customers will be able to undertake simulation training at Simwave to complement the training at one of the training centers of Falck Safety Services.   Simwave boasts 59 simulators

Maritime & Offshore Employment: Contractors, Coverage and Confusion

on insurance coverage for those working in the marine and offshore fields and the fact that the vast majority of general liability policies do not meet these standards has left some employers confused as to what they need to do. This subject is a concern for many executives in the maritime and oil and gas industries – and they are looking for answers. Understanding Your Coverage Understanding comprehensive marine liability insurance first of all involves two basic benchmarks for human resources professionals: Know the laws:  Merchant Marine Act (also known as The Jones Act), Longshore

Christopher D. Kastner (Photo: HII)

Leadership Changes at Huntington Ingalls Industries

global onshore and offshore energy markets. Luna holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Texas at Austin. He began his career as a project engineer at Exxon and has spent equivalent time working in the owner/operator and then the services side of the oil and gas industries. He joined UPI in 2012 from Jacobs Engineering, where he held various positions, including vice president of business development, vice president of projects, and vice president of operations in Baton Rouge, La. Prior serving at Jacobs Engineering, Luna was vice president and general manager

Wagen Joins Corvus Energy Executive Team

sales growth and expanding European operations.   Before joining Corvus, Wagen held a variety of sales and business development leadership positions over his nine years at Wärtsilä, most recently as the head of the Market Innovation department, focused on the global marine and oil and gas industries. Prior to Wärtsilä, Wagen was at Aker Solutions.   Wagen will be based out of the Corvus Energy European Headquarters in Bergen, Norway

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