New Wave Media

May 17, 2019

OceanGate Hires Scoville

Dan Scoville (Photo: OceanGate)

Dan Scoville (Photo: OceanGate)

OceanGate Inc, a provider of manned submersible services has hired veteran subsea engineer, Dan Scoville, to join their team as Director of Systems Integration and Marine Operations. 

Scoville brings with him a diverse background in subsea vehicles, inspection, and engineering as well as a passion for deep sea discovery and exploration.

As Director of Systems Integration and Marine Operations Scoville will oversee operational engineering for OceanGate’s fleet of three manned submersibles. Additionally, he will oversee all marine operations and play a critical role in the continued development of offshore processes and procedures that will enhance OceanGate’s commitment to safe and methodical operational excellence.

Scoville has spent the last 10 years of his career at Oceaneering International located in Houston, TX. In his most recent position as Global Manager of Subsea Inspection and Global Service Line Manager Drill Support, he was responsible for providing subsea inspection services to clients and all profit and loss for the global business including responsibility for offices in Scotland, Norway and Texas. Prior to his inspection role, he held management level positions at Oceaneering’s Deepwater Technical Solutions Group, and Hydroacoustics Inc.

Scoville holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Rochester Institute of Technology. He has personally discovered and documented more than 20 deep water shipwrecks including the HMS Ontario, a British warship built in 1780. The HMS Ontario is the oldest confirmed shipwreck and the only fully intact British warship to have ever been found in the Great Lakes.