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Read this page in Pdf, Flash or Html5 edition of March 2007 Marine Technology Magazine Marine Technology Reporter 51 2007, Aasheim will join the

Corporate Management Board of the new company as head of Group


Until her successor in Hydro is appointed, the functions reporting to

Aasheim will report directly to Eivind

Reiten, President and Chief

Executive Officer. This includes

Human Resources, Health,

Environment and Safety and

Corporate Social Responsibility.

All Systems Go for OSIL with New MD

OSIL (Ocean Scientific

International Ltd.) announced that

Dr. Richard Williams, previously

Sales Director for the company, has taken over as Managing Director. In recent years, substantial contracts have lead to OSIL's record year with a turnover in excess of $5 million.

OSIL's Chairman and founder, Paul

Ridout, said, "Richard has con- tributed to the growth and success of

OSIL and I look forward to contin- ued expansion in the future."

Following Richard's appointment,

Paul Ridout will be continuing his existing role as Chairman of OSIL and Managing Director of OSIL's subsidiary OceanPure.

Richard's initial plans for the com- pany include the expansion of OSIL's instrument calibration facility with the launch of Cal-Check, a new serv- ice providing interim calibration checks for instrument manufacturers and users alike.

IVS 3D Opens UK Office

IVS 3D, Inc., provider of the

Fledermaus 3D visualization soft- ware, opened a regional headquarters in the United Kingdom to service the growing demand for the company's processing, QC and analysis software solutions in Europe, Middle East and

Africa. Government agencies, com- mercial companies and universities in

Europe have been strong adopters of the Fledermaus software in its ocean people & companies

Gilman Takes MTS Helm

Bruce C. Gilman, P.E., took over the presidency of the Marine Technology

Society (MTS) on January 1, 2007, for a two-year term after serving as president-elect for the past two years.

The Marine Technology Society is an international, professional society comprising ocean technologists, engineers, scientists, business leaders and educators.

Gilman, who provides technical and business-management consulting services to the offshore industry, has been involved in the marine and offshore industry for over 45 years, with an emphasis on engineering, operations and business management.

A graduate of Polytechnic University, Brooklyn, N.Y., he earned a degree in aeronautical engineering and began his career as a U.S. Army diving officer and then commanding officer of a U.S. Army Port Construction Unit. He has since held senior executive positions in the offshore industry, including as president at Ocean Systems, Inc.; Perry Offshore, Inc.; Sonat Subsea

Services, Inc., (which he founded); and Sonsub, Inc., from which he retired after serving as president, chief executive officer and director.

A registered professional engineer and fellow of the Marine Technology

Society, he is also a director on the board of the Monterey Bay Aquarium

Research Institute and serves as chairman of the board of Deep Marine

Technology, Inc. Gilman has served on the National Oceanic and

Atmospheric Administration's peer-review panels, as well as National

Academy of Science, National Research Council committees. He is current- ly a member of NOAA's Ocean Exploration Advisory Working Group.

Bruce C. Gilman, P.E.

Richard Williams

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