Offshore Solutions B.V. (OSBV), the joint venture between AMEC and Cofely Nederland N.V., has appointed Andy Waterstreet as engineering and projects manager.
Mr Waterstreet joins the company from the Dutch electro-technical installation company Croon Elektrotechniek B.V., where he was a senior project manager in the marine and offshore division.
With more than 20 years’ experience in the industry and a ten-year career in the Royal Navy, Mr Waterstreet has held senior project management and research and development positions at Mampaey Offshore Industries B.V. in the Netherlands and domnick hunter in the UK.
A multi-skilled engineer, he has previously managed projects for quick release mooring systems, supervised and supported commissioning at on-site locations worldwide, managed key suppliers and successfully developed new vessel and equipment specifications for engineering and instrumentation (E&I) projects. Mr Waterstreet will play a vital role in the continued growth and development of the Offshore Solutions business.
Mr Waterstreet said: “I am delighted to be joining Offshore Solutions at such an exciting time. My ambition is to further increase the company’s profile through the progression of new opportunities and targeted development of its world-class product.”
Offshore Solutions managing director, Lindsay Young, said of the appointment: “Not only does Andy have significant project management and operational experience, he also has extensive engineering knowledge which will provide an increased service level to our client base. This will prove vital in supporting the demand for our Offshore Access System (OAS) within the oil and gas, and alternative energy industries as these continue to grow.”
The Offshore Access System (OAS)* designed and developed by Offshore Solutions connects
a vessel to an offshore installation to allow the safe transfer of personnel. It provides a safe, reliable, efficient and cost effective method of transferring personnel offshore – genuinely providing the smarter way to work. Adding these systems to the right vessel, results in reduced operational expenditure, increased efficiency, reduced downtime and increased productivity.