FIRST Marine Solutions (FMS) has made a six-figure investment to strengthen the firm’s survey and positioning service.
FMS, which was established in 2008 to provide mooring equipment for global drilling operations, has also appointed Carl Lafferty and Marc McGruther, who join as survey & positioning manager and project delivery manager, respectively.
The investment comprises of new office and workshop premises adjacent to the existing FMS headquarters in Aberdeen’s Bridge of Don area which will bolster the existing in-house survey and positioning capability.
Carl, joins FMS with more than 14 years’ experience of the on and offshore energy industry, having most recently overseen the project management function at Fugro GB (North) Marine.
Marc previously held roles within Seatronics and Saipem and will be responsible for overseeing the project team at FMS.
Steven Brown, FMS managing director, said: “This investment allows us to fit the final piece of the puzzle, positioning FMS as a fully integrated mooring and marine service provider, offering marine consultancy services, equipment supply and rental, and survey and positioning services across various sectors around the globe.
“The appointments of Carl and Marc are a fantastic addition to the FMS team, and I have no doubt that their extensive knowledge and expertise will not only strengthen our survey and positioning service but bring improvements to the whole business.”