Interviews

5 Questions - ROV Pilot, Derek Marshall

May 16, 2016 - Rebecca Baker

“I suppose it started when I was younger, the natural world and the ocean had always fascinated me. I found deep sea exploration really interesting as we know so little about what lies beneath the surface of the waves. One time I was watching a programme about ROVs and how they are operated and I thought ‘that looks amazing, I would love to do that job one day’.” Read More
5 QUESTIONS – Dom King Survey Client Representative

March 8, 2016 - Rebecca Baker

“In the offshore survey industry, the 24hr day and the 7 day week have no relevance. Every job is different and unpredictability is the only predictable factor, it is a rarity when everything goes off ‘the same as last time’!” Survey Client Rep, Dom King, talks to Atlas about why he chooses to work in such a demanding industry. “Whilst studying for my BSc (Hons) degree in Surveying and Mapping Sciences from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, I decided that I wanted to work onshore as a land surveyor. Read More
The Forefront of Subsea Technology: Leszek Rutkowski Offshore Manager MMT

February 18, 2016 - Rebecca Baker

As one of our core clients, MMT is an industry leader in the marine survey market, specialising in bathymetric, geophysical and geotechnical services. Alongside their specialism in the marine survey industry, MMT is also at the forefront of subsea technology with the recent launch of their new ROV Surveyor Interceptor (SROV), a high speed survey ROV that has revolutionised survey operations. Read More
Investment through Competency: Madeleen van der Wal Lead Crewing Coordinator from Bluestream

February 18, 2016 - Rebecca Baker

Recently, the importance of competency management schemes within offshore recruitment became apparent; with a greater need to certify recruitment agents as internal verifiers and ensure that a safer workforce was being provided to the industry, it was clear that the industry was beginning to adapt to the $30 oil price. This change was also noticed at this year’s Subsea Expo in Aberdeen where a number of industry leaders expressed their views on the importance of competency in the current climate. Read More
Atlas in Asia: Atlas’ ROV Services and Work in the Asia-Pacific

January 21, 2016 - Rebecca Baker

For the past two years, Atlas’ ROV service desk in Singapore has been a vital cog in Atlas’ ROV operations. With the new ROV business line based in Banbury, Atlas has created a secure foundation for new opportunities in the ROV industry. Account Manager Yana Yusoff has been managing the service desk in the Asia–Pacific region, providing exciting opportunities for Atlas’ personnel. Read More

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