Interviews

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
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
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
An Honest Prediction of the ROV Industry for 2016

January 21, 2016 - Rebecca Baker

“Oil Price Tumbles to below $33”, “Oil Prices Fall to Lows Last Seen over a Decade Ago”, these are the headlines that dominate our industry; the storm cloud that never seems to clear. In spite of this, Atlas Professionals have endeavoured to change and adapt to the tides of the industry and prepare secure foundations for future personnel. Read More
Secrets of the Deep: Scientific Exploration in the ROV Industry

January 21, 2016 - Rebecca Baker

Other than the usual cable lay or pipe line inspection some of Atlas’ personnel have been a part of modern history’s greatest scientific explorations and Atlas’ ROV Supervisor Will Handley is one of those lucky few. “I always had an interest in working offshore and when I left the Navy in 1983 I decided to progress into the offshore industry. I think the most challenging aspect about being an ROV supervisor is keeping the ROV system running and making sure that the electronics don’t mix with salt water. Read More

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