National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee News

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Rebuilding Confidence in Reactivated DP Assets

position with MAC in 2014. As the North American Operations Manager for Maritime Assurance & Consulting, Chad guides the company’s commercial strategies in the region in providing innovative methods of integrity assurance.Including service as an appointed member of the National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee, Chad volunteers his time with industry groups acting as an adviser to the US Coast Guard and IMCA in the analysis of MSC Circular 1580 – Guidelines for Vessels and Units with Dynamic Positioning (DP) Systems.Chad is active in the MTS DP Committee, serving as the Chair of

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Roan Joins IMCA in North America

where he facilitated industry groups tasked with implementing U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement and U.S. Coast Guard requirements and providing recommendations for clarification to the regulatory agencies. Roan is a former co-chair of the U.S. Coast Guard’s National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee where he chaired several subcommittees that provided industry input for future USCG regulations. He holds a BS in Marine Transportation from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in King’s Point, N.Y. and an MBA from Rice University in Houston

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Harkand Names Brown to Gulf of Mexico Management Team

continents. A past president of the Association of Diving Contractors International (ADCI), Brown is currently serving as co-vice-chairman of the International Association of Oil & Gas Producers Commercial Diving subcommittee, and is the offshore diving representative for the National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee (NOSAC) in US. Based in Houston, he will be responsible for development of Harkand’s diving services in the North America region. Chief executive officer John Reed said, “Mike’s proven track record within the sector makes him a valuable addition to our

Mike Brown

Chet Morrison Names New Marine Construction GM

has 35 years of experience in the commercial diving industry, most recentlyan eight-year tenure as Vice President and General Manager for EPIC, the commercial diving business unit of TETRA. Brown is an active member of several industry associations and committees, including the National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee (NOSAC) where he is serving a three-year term as Offshore Diving Representative. He has also served on the board of directors of the Association of Diving Contractors International (ADCI) for more than 20 years and during that time has served four terms as President and 16 years

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