UTEC Makes Key Appointments in Scotland and Italy

Press Release
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Jamie Laing

One of the world’s largest independent offshore survey companies has announced a significant step forward in its growth plans with key appointments in Aberdeen and Naples.


UTEC has recently appointed new general managers Jamie Laing and Andrew Stenson in Aberdeen, Scotland and Naples, Italy respectively.


The Naples office welcomes Andrew Stenson who holds 25 years’ experience in land, marine and transition zone surveys, working in a range of locations which include Europe, Africa, South America, Canada, Middle East as well as the Far East.  His recent consultancy role allowed him to develop skills which include HSE management, financial budgeting and planning work progress, together with marketing and business development.


Commenting on his new role at UTEC, Andrew said: “This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a company that projects strong, forward-looking growth and development strategies.  UTEC is uniquely placed to support a wide range of services and clients in a truly global manner.”


Jamie Laing is based at UTEC’s new Aberdeen offices.  Jamie joined the oil and gas Industry in 1988, quickly moving to the offshore survey sector as an offshore surveyor.  Since 1990 he has accumulated more than 22 years’ management experience.  Jamie joined UTEC in early 2009, initially working in the Middle East and then taking up the Survey Manager position in Aberdeen later that same year.


On his new role, Jamie said: “UTEC’s recent growth in both this region and globally has been impressive and being part of that growth has been a great experience.  I now look forward to continuing the development and promotion of the UTEC brand and services in my new position.”


Managing director Kevin McBarron added: “Our focus on the growth of the business during 2012 created the requirement for this new role in Aberdeen and Jamie’s broad ranging personal skills meant he was the right man for the job.
“In Naples, the culmination of the year’s expansion plans led to the promotion of Carlo Pinto in the role of regional sales manager, so we are delighted that Andrew has accepted the general manager’s position to further strengthen the team in Italy.”


UTEC CEO Martin O’Carroll commented: “Bringing both Jamie and Andrew with their wealth of experience to the UTEC management team yet again demonstrates our commitment to building an exceptional team providing a credible alternative to incumbent regional survey providers.”


UTEC is one of the world’s largest independent offshore survey companies and provides a wide range of survey services including offshore positioning and construction support, geophysical and AUV surveys, dimensional control, laser scanning,  modeling and  geotechnical sampling.  UTEC has offices located around the world including: Aberdeen, Houston, Singapore, Naples, Perth, Dubai, Rio de Janeiro and Calgary.

  • Andrew Stenson

    Andrew Stenson

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

People & Company News

Resolve Maritime Academy's New Wet Trainer Facility

Resolve Maritime Academy says it has started on the construction of a new, two-story wet trainer, larger and more expansive than its original, the L/V Gray Manatee.

Bollinger Fourchon: 13 Years Without a Lost Time Accident

Bollinger Shipyards, Inc. announced that their Bollinger Fourchon, L.L.C. facility has worked 13 years without a lost time accident. Building on a philosophy that starts at the top,

Messer's CEO Norville Announces Retirement

Bill Heller to assume the position as Messer Cuttings Systems’ President and CEO Gary Norville started at Messer Cuttings Systems Inc. in September 1980 selling and installing cutting machines.

Offshore Energy

Russia, China May Develop Floating Nuclear Power Plants

Russia and the world's top energy user China may jointly develop six floating nuclear power plants (NPPs), Russia's nuclear export body said on Tuesday, a further

Floating Production: $1.2b Speculative FLNG Ordered

The floating production business continues to be very strong, particularly in the LNG gas processing sector.  Last month saw a speculatively ordered floating liquefaction plant – a $1.

Prelude By the Numbers

Out at sea, look! It’s a ship! It’s a floating rig! It’s SuperFLNG! While not “faster than a speeding bullet,” Shell’s shipzilla Prelude is certainly more powerful than a speeding locomotive,

Subsea Salvage

Search for Flight MH370: Update

Australia's Joint Agency Coordination Centre (JACC) says that a bathymetric survey of the 60,000km2 search area is well underway, with two vessels, the Australian-contracted

Sunken WW II Ship Oil Leak Plugged

Atlantic Coast Marine Group, Inc. successfully responds to World War II era motor tanker leaking massive cargo of oil into the Atlantic Ocean's waters. Beaufort,

Treasure Hauled from SS Central America Shipwreck

Odyssey Recovers Over 13,500 Silver and Gold Coins as Well as Gold Ingots, Dust, Nuggets and Jewelry From SS Central America Shipwreck; Newly Released Inventory

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Contracts Offshore Oil Pipelines Port Authority Salvage Ship Repair Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Sonar Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | 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: 0.2314 sec (4 req/sec)