Bibby Makes Two Staff Appointments

MarineLink.com
Tuesday, June 18, 2013
David Howe, project director and Robin Longstaff, survey manager BRIL

Bibby Offshore’s newest division, Bibby Remote Intervention Limited (BRIL) Recently increased its workforce following the creation of two new positions. David Howe joins the firm as project director and Robin Longstaff as survey manager.

BRIL was established at the end of 2011 to manage the increased market demand for ROV services and has since expanded from support of the company’s own vessels and diver-less intervention services to external clients. The past 12 months has seen staff numbers rise considerably, with the addition of 20 onshore personnel and the offshore workforce trebling to more than 100.

Mr. Howe’s position has been created due to the division’s recent successes and subsequent expansion. Already this year, BRIL has enhanced its fleet by chartering the multi-purpose offshore vessel the Toisa Warrior - the company’s first long term charter and has secured a contract with Centrica worth a potential £40million, the company said.

In his new role, Mr. Howe will be the direct liaison between the contract steering committee and the BRIL project management team for the Centrica contract. He will oversee the execution of projects, managing service delivery quality, operational health and safety and operations personnel development - including training and mentoring. David will ensure services are delivered in line with BRIL and Bibby Offshore’s core values as well as providing technical and operational input to tenders.

David brings 25 years of experience in the oil and gas industry to BRIL. He joins the company from Technip Offshore Wind, where he held position of senior projects manager, responsible for tendering and subsequent delivery of Offshore Windfarm Projects. Prior to this, he was employed by Subsea 7 and legacy companies Halliburton Subsea, Rockwater and Subsea Offshore working on IRM and Construction projects across the UKCS, Norway, Far East, West Africa and GOM.

Mr. Longstaff’s role of survey manager is also a new position which has been created to augment BRIL’s inspection and ROV capability and provide clients with all key services required in the construction and IRM markets for both diving operations and remote intervention activities for all capacity of ROV vessels. Robin brings 15 years of construction and oil and gas experience to the role from companies including Subsea7, Halliburton and UTEC Survey Constructions Services. At BRIL he will be responsible for all of BRIL’s survey operations and personnel across the globe.

BRIL and Bibby Offshore, part of Bibby Line Group, has grown from 10 employees in 2003 to now employing 1,300 people onshore and offshore worldwide, with offices in Aberdeen, Liverpool, Singapore and Trinidad. The company has an international fleet of six subsea support vessels including the most modern fleet of DSVs in the North Sea.
 

Maritime Reporter March 2014 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

People & Company News

Ship as Lifeboat Concept Disputed by ICV

A recent meeting at the National Transportation Safety Board in Washington, D.C. (attended by International Cruise Victims (ICV) Board representatives) discussed

McDermott Elect Luquette Non-Exec Chairman

Provider of integrated engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) services for upstream field developments worldwide, McDermott International, say that Gary P.

Ill-Considered Energy Policies Threaten US Navy: Report

The United States government has pursued energy policies based on “the mistaken belief in the unproven science that claims carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from burning

Offshore

BP Gulf Spill Trial Set For January

The high-stakes penalty phase of BP's trial over its role in the 2010 U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil spill will start next January, court officials said on Tuesday,

North Sea Maintenance Offsets Lack of Sales to Asia

North Sea Forties crude differentials were unchanged on Tuesday in light trade, supported by upcoming North Sea maintenance, but the forward curve weakened due

Saipem: A Fleet Grows in Brazil

As some pre-salt plays begin production, a wide range of subsea infrastructure is being built, with O&G transportation pipeline grids being one of the vital downstream systems.

Surveyors

NOAA Begins Hydrographic Survey Season

New data will update nautical charts around the country. As sure as spring arrives, NOAA vessels and independent contractors are hitting the seas for the nation's

Marine Robots Survey D-Day Rehearsal Wreckage

Mission commemorates 70th anniversary of World War II Tragedy. A mission off the coast of South Devon, England has surveyed two U.S. Landing Ship Tanks (LSTs)

NOAA Certifies More Printing Agents

The availability of paper "print-on-demand" nautical charts continues to expand, as NOAA's Office of Coast Survey has added three more printing companies to its

 
 
Maritime Contracts Maritime Security Maritime Standards Navigation Pod Propulsion Port Authority Salvage Ship Repair Sonar Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.2522 sec (4 req/sec)