Heerema Marine Contractors Announces New Organization Structure
As per September 1, Heerema Marine Contractors’ one tier Board will consist of two Non-Executive Members, Pieter Heerema and Nico Pronk and two Executive Members consisting of CEO, Koos-Jan van Brouwershaven and CFO, Wijnand Tutuarima.
With the aim to shorten reporting lines and improving the Company’s efficiency a further redesign of the organization has taken place, resulting in the creation of three Business Units, each lead by a Business Unit Director: Transport and Installation - Michel Hendriks; Decommissioning - Jeroen van Oosten and Wind - Koen van der Perk. Jan van Akkeren remains responsible for Operations and all Services will be combined under the responsibility of David Blackmon. As per January 1, 2019, a new position Strategy and Technology (Innovation) will be led by Peter de Bree.
Saskia Rijtema who fulfilled the function of COO has decided to leave the company. We thank Saskia for her dedication and professionalism during the years she worked for the company and wish her all the best for both her private life as well as for furthering her professional career.
On behalf of the Board
Heerema Marine Contractors is proud to announce that the company has achieved a next and crucial step in its journey to progress the QUAD lift from an ambitious idea to an industry wide accepted technology. The QUAD Lift Development received its Technology Qualification Certificate from DNVGL.
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Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC) has developed a globally unique, innovative way of lifting that will redefine the boundaries of lifting operations offshore. This ‘QUAD lifting’ was tested successfully on October 22, 2018 in the Gulf of Mexico. The QUAD lifting enables HMC to integrally install and/or remove oversized topsides or jackets. This revolutionary innovation is an important expansion of HMC's services and guarantees unmatched lower overall project costs.
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Heerema Marine Contractors is incredibly proud to announce that our Installation Engineer Marius Ottolini has been elected winner of the 2018 “Offshore Energy Young Engineer Award.” Marius received his award for being one of the big drivers within Heerema in the development of silent foundations, with the aim to reduce or eliminate piling noise. Such noise can affect the marine environment to a substantial degree. He has developed several alternatives which are a step change in foundation design, in particular because the foundation can be installed silently and it can be completely removed after it has reached its end of life.
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