Interviews

The necessities for crewing management: An interview with Seafox's Crewing Manager Kim Pesch

December 8, 2016 - Rebecca Baker

Since 1991, Seafox have been the leader in global offshore jack-ups to the oil, gas and renewable industries. With 12 self-elevating jack-up units in their fleet the company has a wealth of experience in accommodation & crane support, well testing, installation and decommissioning. Crewing manager for the Seafox 1,2,4,5 & 7, Kim Pesch, talks to Atlas about her role in the company and her thoughts on the market in 2017. Read More
Jack Up Barge Vessel Manager Ferry Sanders about his cooperation with Atlas

November 2, 2016 - Coraline Mulder

At this year’s Offshore Energy exhibition, Atlas Professionals spoke with Vessel Manager of Jack-Up Barge (JUB), Ferry Sanders. As one of our key clients for Atlas’ Platforms & Jack Ups team, JUB is a leading provider of self-elevating platforms worldwide. Ferry discusses his experience with Atlas. Read More
Growing as a Professional in the Platforms and Jack Ups Industry

October 7, 2016 - Rebecca Baker

“I haven’t worked in the industry for very long but I have been fortunate to work on some interesting projects. Recently I was a part of the salvage team for the Troll Solution rig in the Gulf of Mexico. Last year the rig collapsed due to a fault in one of its legs and we were asked to recover some of its parts.” Read More
Working in the Belly of the Beast: A Mechanic in the Offshore Industry

September 24, 2015 - Rebecca Baker

For the last 30 years, Henk Schlüter has developed his passion for mechanical engineering into a diverse career in the offshore and maritime industries. After spending the last eight years working through Atlas, Henk has had opportunities to work on some of the industry’s most complex machinery; opportunities that would make any mechanic jealous. Read More
“I’ve never had a situation where someone has said that I can’t do my job because I’m a Woman”: Thorun Watne, a Radio Operator in the Norwegian Sector

June 9, 2015 - Rebecca Baker

For the last 40 years, Norwegian Thorun Watne has dedicated her life to providing help & support as a Radio operator in merchant shipping and on offshore platforms. Since 1998, Thorun has been working on oil rigs in the Norwegian sector. Thorun talks to Atlas about her career and how this male dominated industry has changed its views on women working offshore. Read More

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