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  • John Blackburn Main Scholarship

    1. 1. John Blackburn MainApplication<br />Monday 19th April 2010<br />Ewan Baird, SIMarEST, RINA<br />
    2. 2. Purpose<br />To demonstrate the character, integrity, achievements, experience and undergraduate work of <br />Ewan Baird, SIMarEST, RINA <br />
    3. 3. Origins<br />Born Stavanger, Norway, parents working for BP Exploration<br />Father: BP Controls EngineerForties, Magnus, ULA, GYDA, Thistle<br />Mother: BP Technical AssistantForties Alpha Cofferdam<br />Step Dad: Kongsberg MaritimeUK Offshore General Manager<br />
    4. 4. University<br />Began September 2007<br /> - BEng (Hons) Naval Architecture with Ocean Engineering<br /> - Joined IMarEST and RINA<br />Class Representative during 2nd and 3rd Years<br />Excellent relationship with colleagues and staff<br />Active member of Sailing and Snowsports clubs<br />Looking to complete MSc in Oil and Gas related subject after graduation in 2011<br />
    5. 5. Project Work<br />Strathclyde 70<br />Ship Design Project<br />Models<br />Headstart<br />Strongbow Chair<br />
    6. 6. Skills and Character<br />Time and People Management<br />Team Leader<br />Reliable<br />Organised<br />Responsible<br />Professional demeanour<br />Approachable <br />
    7. 7. Work Experience<br />Summer 2006SigneDeckhand 115ft Megayacht based Croatia<br />Headstart at StrathclydeEngineering Projects, DMEM, EEE, NA-ME<br />
    8. 8. Work Experience<br />Summer 2007, 2008, 2009 Camp Robin HoodSailing Instructor 2009 travelled across Caribbean, USA and Mexico<br />
    9. 9. Pre-Summer 2010<br />Offshore Europe Conference & Exhibition ‘05,’07,’09<br />Applied to many companies based mostly in Aberdeen<br />Little/No success....<br />
    10. 10. Applied to:<br />Teekay Shipping<br />IAESTE- Syria- Australia- Oman<br />BP<br />Shell<br />Exxon Mobil<br />JP Kenny<br />SubOcean<br />Saipem<br />DOF<br />Aquaterra<br />LOC<br />BAE<br />Baker Hughes<br />Neptune MS<br />Technip<br />Subsea 7<br />Taqa<br />KCA Deutag<br />Acergy<br />Amec<br />Conoco Phillips<br />SeaJacks<br />Aker Solutions<br />PSN<br />Petrofac<br />Heerema<br />Allseas<br />Helix<br />Bibby Offshore<br />Halliburton<br />SSE<br />Scottish Power<br />Statoil<br />MPI<br />Wood Group<br />Nexen<br />Talisman Energy<br />Global Maritime<br />
    11. 11. Summer 2010<br />Allseas – Subsea and Pipelay Engineering<br />2000 employees<br />6 vessels<br />Switzerland, Belgium, The Netherlands, Australia, Portugal, USA, UK and India<br />Engineering Department - Delft, The Netherlands<br />3 month technical internship – 60 interns/summer<br />
    12. 12. Summer Projects<br />Job Title<br />Assistant Research and Development Engineer<br />- Innovation<br />- Installation Engineering<br /><ul><li>Operations
    13. 13. Logistics
    14. 14. Flooding
    15. 15. Testing</li></li></ul><li>Allseas Internship Projects<br />Pieter Schelte<br />5th Longest vessel in the world (4th Knock Nevis decommissioned) <br />Offshore Installation/decommission<br />$1.7 billion Project<br />Construction phase to begin soon in Far East, expected delivery 2013<br />Control Systems by Kongsberg Maritime<br />
    16. 16. Pieter Schelte<br />
    17. 17. Pieter Schelte<br />
    18. 18. Summer Goals<br />Practical Industrial Experience<br />Application of knowledge gained at University<br />Foreign Language skills<br />New Cultural Experience<br />Valuable set-up for future career<br />Relevance to 4th Year project on Deepwater Offshore Wind Installations<br />
    19. 19. The Award<br />Travel and increased living expenses abroad<br />Maintaining flat in Glasgow over summer<br />Potential foreign language tuition abroad<br />Professional Accreditation<br />Beneficial on CV<br />
    20. 20. Summary<br />Ewan Baird<br />Offshore background and future<br />Keen and Ambitious<br />Relevant Industrial Placement<br />Application of Knowledge<br />Cultural Opportunities<br /> Any Questions?<br />

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