Scotland based First Marine Solutions (FMS), a provider of mooring services in the energy sector, has invested in strengthening the firm’s survey and positioning service
FMS has made a six-figure investment comprising of a new office and workshop premises adjacent to the existing FMS headquarters in Aberdeen.
The company has also appointed two new executives - Carl Lafferty will serve as survey & positioning manager and Marc McGruther joins as the company’s new project delivery manager.
Mr Lafferty joins FMS with more than 14 years experience of the onshore and offshore energy industry, having most recently overseen the project management function at Fugro GB (North) Marine, where he was instrumental in delivering key strategic projects. Mr McGruther previously held roles at Seatronics and Saipem.
The company said “The latest appointments and the new survey base will bolster the existing in-house survey and positioning capability, firmly establishing FMS as one of the leading turnkey suppliers in the offshore moorings market. This investment will also position the business for growth in the emerging renewables market.”
FMS managing director Steven Brown 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.”