Steve Sheppard joins IMCA Governing Board
The international Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) is pleased to confirm the appointment of Stephen Sheppard to its Governing Board.
Mr Sheppard is the Diving Manager at Helix Well Ops (U.K.) Ltd, which has been a strong supporter of IMCA over many years. He has extensive industry experience in diving operations and is known as an industry expert in diving health and medical issues. He is an honours graduate from Aberdeen University with a degree in Physiology.
Allen Leatt, IMCA’s CEO said: “We are very pleased to have Steve on our Board. Steve knows IMCA extremely well and is the current Chairman of our Operations Committee and Diving Division Management Committee, as well as the industry’s representative on the Diving Medical Advisory Committee. I am sure he will serve our Board and our Members’ interests very well.”
IMCA, the international association represents the vast majority of offshore marine contractors and the associated supply chain in the world, with members from over 60 countries. It publishes an extensive technical library of guidance documents on operational good practice, safety promotional materials, timely information notes and safety flashes. Its members benefit from a technical structure comprising four main divisions covering Offshore Diving, Marine, Remote Systems & ROVs, and Offshore Surveying.
These are supported by a committee structure focused on: health, safety, security and the environment; competence and training; lifting and rigging; marine policy and regulatory affairs; and contracts and insurance. The association’s global coverage is organised into five geographic regions: Asia-Pacific, Europe & Africa, Middle East & India, North America, and South America. www.imca-int.com
Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc., headquartered in Houston, Texas, is an international offshore energy services company that provides specialty services to the offshore energy industry, with a focus on well intervention and robotics operations. For more information about Helix, please visit our website at www.HelixESG.com.