The Maritime sector is an increasingly important part of our global economy. The number of oil rigs and their ultilization rates has been increasing in the past few years worldwide. Rig moving and anchor handling operations are among the most complex and dangerous operations done by offshore vessels. After many fatal accidents the ship owners and oil companies now look for a best practice to improve safety under these operations. Coupled with case studies and relevant examples to the maritime industry, delegates will be able to bring back to their organisations a bird’s eye view of the anchor handling skills and rig moving processes.
The course offers operational training in anchor handling, focusing upon core skills, safe procedures and best industry practice. Formal operational risk assessments are combined with theoretical knowledge, relevant advanced management systems and practical simulation through a series of exercises in realistic offshore vessel simulators:
Captain Mike Popescu brings almost 35 years of international operations and management experience to the role with
best track records in saturation dive , subsea construction , power and optical cable lay, precision rock dumping towing and anchor handling operations projects across the North Sea and worldwide. IMCA, Port State and Ovid accreditate Inspector.
Graduated from three Marine Academy in DK and UK he is also specialist in hydrography, marine consultancy and is Marine
Advisor for Statoil, Chevron- CTEP, Shell Qatar, PTT. Is a top gun mariner & engineer with hands on:
• Hi- Precision navigation and positioning
• Subsea Installation and Repairs (pipelines)
• Dynamic Position
• Multy- point moorings -shallow and deep water ( inc. synthetic lines )
• Optical and Power cable - Installation and repair
• Rock Dumping - Hi precision
• Jacket Installation and Pile drive
• FPSO installation , moorings , operation
• Saturation & Air Dive