March 09 – August 2009Saipem UKLead Engineer: -Frigg 2009 DecommissioningCampaignRemoval of the Quarters Platform (QP)- Pre and post transit survey of the routeinto the Aker stored facility. Dredging ofthe pile locations, diamond wire cutting ofthe piles and one piece removal of thejacket by the S7000 .Removal of the Drilling Platform 1(DP1)Use of subsea remote interventiontechnology. Pre-dredging at level one,“piece small” subsea preparation,dismantling, lifting and transfer of jacketsections to subsea storage containers.General seabed debris removal.11 weeks offshore operations
May 08 -CTC Marine Projects LimitedSenior Project Manager: -BP Shefa II Project120km lay & burial of Fibre Optic productrunning from the BP Clair Platformthrough to the BP Schiehallion FPSO inthe north east Atlantic, approximately140km NNE of Cape Wrath, west ofShetland Islands. Workscope included,Subsea Clamp installation, dynamic riserpull-in and hang off assembly. Producttensioning at the Clair Platform. FOTAdeployment at Schiehallion FPSO.Eleven crossings to bridge. Recovery andsplicing of BU tails at the FT FO cableintersection. Trenching of the productutilises the CTC T1 Wheel CuttingTractor & ISU 150te Plough. Constructionvessel Maersk Advancer. Project Value£6.5million.
Nov 06 – April 08CTC Marine Projects LtdSenior Project Manager: -Vessel Build. 106m “OCV Volantis”Management of specification and build ofthe vessel. Designed forConstruction/Trenching roles.Development and implementation ofmany innovative systems enabling thevessel to be configured to meet thevarious project demands efficiently.Features included “Plug and play” systemphilosophy, modular container garage andhandling system, unique seafasteningsystem and control room. Specialist teamconsisted of eight persons. Reporting toupper management. Project Value £70m.Delivered April 2008.
Nov 06 – April 08CTC Marine Projects LtdSenior Project Manager: -2000Te Carousel Lay SystemSpecification and management of laysystem including 17m Carousel, Fleetingtower, Accumulator and Tensioner. Amodular designed system capable ofoperation on multiple constructionvessels in various configurations.Included vessel hull analysis, grillagedesign, analysis and build. Incorporated aunique sea fastening system allowingefficient mob/demob. Lay controlintegrated into the vessel DP system.“Plug and play” philosophy adopted forthe vessel integration.. Project Value£5m. Completion April 2008
Nov 06 – April 08CTC Marine Projects LtdSenior Project Manager/Designer: -Seafastening SystemPrimarily designed for the integration of a2500Te Carousel lay system on to theOCV Volantis, this unique seafasteningsystem allows for efficient mob/demob ofequipment on to vessels with norequirement for welding or burning ondeck. Mob/Demob times cut from 4 -5days to approx. 6hrs.
Jan – Sept 06CTC Marine Projects LimitedProject Manager: -BP Clair Platform West of ShetlandLoFS (Life of Field Seismic) installationincluding field layout and installationplanning. Project included route andboulder clearance, J Tube Gravity Basedesign/engineering, Pipeline Bridgeinstallation & system testing. The LoFSsystem included some 50km of productsimultaneously laid and trenched indifficult seabed conditions utilising theCTC T3 wheel cutter trenching system.Project Value £11.5m.
Jan - Sept 06CTC Marine Projects Ltd.Project Manager: -Gravity J Tube BaseAs part of the overall BP Clair LoFS (Lifeof Field Seismic) installation project,design, manufacture and installation of aGravity J Tube Base for dynamic riserinstallation.Technical: -Design work included: -● Riser 100 year storm loading analysis● On bottom stability analysis● Design finite element analysis● Launch and recovery analysisIn air weight 65Te
Nov – June 04Sonsub / SaipemLead Project Engineer & AssistantProject Manager : -Statoil - Installation of an 18.5kmumbilical for the Sleipner Vest Alfa NordExtension Project.• Umbilical comprised 75mm x 5.5mmsuper duplex core with associatedelectrical and hydraulic lines• Product loaded out of Kaverner atMoss Norway after completing vessel &equipment trials of the Normand Cutter• Managing Project Engineering &Client interface• Preparation / submission of projectdocumentation• Offshore installation activitiesProject Pre requisitesConversion of the Solstad MV NormandCutter cable lay vessel into a constructionvessel. Both vessel conversion andproject were completed on time.This work included: -• Clearing of deck and associated cablelay equipment• Fitting of 300Te heave comp crane.• Underdeck strengthening for Carousellay system.• Fitting of the Saipem 25m, 3000Teproduct lay system
May – July 02Sonsub/SaipemProject Engineering Manager: -Installation of two “four-slot” drillingtemplates inc. protection structures forNorsk Hydro on the ‘Fram Vest’ FieldDevelopment.Responsibility for:● Preparation / submission of project documentation & Engineering● Project scheduling● Vessel mobilisation of activities atERS Base, Rotterdam● Vessel loading Langesund, Norway● Offshore support.
April - Aug 01Sonsub/Saipem.Lead Engineer: -ITUR Cable Crossings.Work included Jig design &manufacture, Crossing manufacture& in dock testing.Controlled and reported budgets /schedules to upper management andliaised daily with Sub-Contractor.Technical: -Quantity 2 off30m in lengthWeighing 30Te in air.On bottom weight 800Kg.Manufactured from HDPE“The fabrications were initially sixweeks behind schedule on handover. Delivery of the equipmentwas made one day ahead oforiginal target schedule.”
Sept – March 02Sonsub/Saipem.Lead Engineer: -WBRSTransferred within the Bluestream Projectto technically assess and manage theBluestream “Wet Buckle Repair System”(WBRS) redesign programme.Carried out technical assessment of theexisting WBRS system and initiatedredesign of key elements.Involved in preparation of the schedule,procurement, logistics and cost estimatesof the work.Mobilised the build site in Samsun,Turkey and finalised documentation to‘As Built’ status.Co-ordinated / managed the 8-weekrebuild phase of the equipment and FAT.Technical: -2300m depth ratedROV intervention system
2000 – 2001Stolt Offshore LtdProject Manager: -Deep Matis Launch SystemEstablished design / deployment data/ criteria and all commercialrequirements of the system. Directedthe design scope and controlled /reported budgets and schedules toupper management. Commissionedspecialist finite element analysis,feasibility study and advanced ‘realtime’ modelling.Managed procurement / supply ofmaterials & services, as well asmanufacture / assembly ofequipment. Executed commissioningand handover of project equipment tosite in Norway and ‘closed out’contracts.Technical: -2300m depth ratedOperation West Africa. Designed toland on 0.4 kpa soils.ROV intervention system.Project Value: - £1.25million■ Arrived at good “solutionengineering” to resolve uniquetechnical problems.
1997 – 2000Stolt Offshore LtdProject Manager : -Radial Friction Welding ‘J’ LayPipe SystemSet up manufacturing site. Establishedmanagement systems. Controlled /reported manufacturing budgets tosenior management. Directed theconceptual designs, manufacturingsolutions and procedures.Manufactured and built key machinesWrote and Co-ordinated the assemblyplans, devised commissioning tests/procedures. Implemented design /manufacture of test equipment,reviewed test data and set remedialactions. (value £10 million).Technical: -2Mw system designed to friction weld avariety of metals up to 12 ¾” API pipe.Played a key role in turning-around aparticularly difficult and technicallychallenging project.
Trenching Systems Vessels Bar Protector DSV Beluga Cygnus CMR3 Jetting ROV Edda Freya Flexjet Far Samson ISU Product Plough Far Sovereign Maersk Advancer T1 & T3 Rock Cutter Maersk Recorder UT1 Jet Trencher Maersk Responder Maxita Normand Cutter Ocean Challenger Polar Prince Seaway Falcon Volantis