SWIRE Appoints New UK Operations Director

press release
Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Michael King, SWIRE UK Operations Director.

Swire Oilfield Services, a provider of offshore cargo carrying units and associated services, has appointed Michael King as its new UK operations director.
 
 

In his new role, Mr. King will ensure that the operational capability is fully developed, supported and resourced to provide the highest levels of service to all Swire’s customers served from the UK bases. Mr. King has a vast background in operations, starting 22 years ago when working as an aircraft engineer in the Royal Air Force. Since then he has held management positions in engineering, production, logistics and customer facing with multi-national companies including; Michelin Tyres, Sunrise Medical and the Flint Group.
 

Newly appointed Mr. King said: “This is a really exciting time for me and I am genuinely enthused about joining the Swire family at a time when there is so much going on with regards to growing the business and developing the people within it. My first impressions are that everyone really enjoys working for the company and the enthusiasm I have encountered so far gives me great confidence that we have the right foundations to take operations forward and meet all the demands placed on it.

 

“I look forward to working closely with everyone to improve and grow the business safely and efficiently as we work through the challenges ahead.”
 
 

Roy Burrell, Swire Oilfield Services director & general manager UK, said: “We welcome Michael to the team here at Swire, with his experience and expertise in operations we hope to take the organisation to a new level. We look to work together as a unit to achieve the goals and targets set within the company and continue to expand its presence in the market.”
 

Maritime Today


The Maritime Industry's original and most viewed E-News Service

Maritime Reporter May 2016 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

People & Company News

Seaspan Responds to Canada’s NSS Announcement

In response to the Government of Canada’s announcement of a series of enhancements to strengthen the National Shipbuilding Strategy, Seaspan Shipyards’ president

DONG Energy Listing to Value Group at up to $16 Bln

DONG Energy's has set a potential $16 billion price tag on its stock market debut, giving investors a chance to buy into the growth in offshore wind power, but

New Leadership at Alphatron Marine

Alphatron Marine announced that Arno Metzemakers will join the company's management team as General Manager responsible for all operational matters worldwide, effective June 1.

Offshore

DONG Energy Listing to Value Group at up to $16 Bln

DONG Energy's has set a potential $16 billion price tag on its stock market debut, giving investors a chance to buy into the growth in offshore wind power, but

Østensjø Rederi Orders Another Wind Farm Vessel

Rolls-Royce has signed a contract with shipyard Astilleros Gondan in Spain to design and equip a second Service Operation Vessel for ship owner Østensjø Rederi.

Prosafe Appoints Interim Chairman of the Board

Prosafe, owner and operator of semi-submersible accommodation vessels, informs that its Chairman, Harald Espedal, has notified the company that he will step down

Energy

DONG Energy Listing to Value Group at up to $16 Bln

DONG Energy's has set a potential $16 billion price tag on its stock market debut, giving investors a chance to buy into the growth in offshore wind power, but

Seacat Services Secures Burbo Bank Charter Deal

DONG Energy has awarded  offshore energy support vessel operator Seacat Services with the supply contract for all crew transfer services at its 258MW Burbo Bank

EGAS: Egypt to tender for 10 LNG Cargoes

Egypt will tender next week to import 10 cargoes of liquefied natural gas (LNG) for delivery in July and August, an official from the state gas company, EGAS, said on Thursday.

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Contracts Maritime Standards Navigation Offshore Oil Salvage Ship Repair Ship Simulators Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction 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: 0.1538 sec (7 req/sec)