Skip to main content

IMCA expands diving expertise with new hire

Published by , Editorial Assistant
World Pipelines,


The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has announced that Bill Chilton has joined the team as Technical Adviser – Diving.

Bill has 25 years’ experience in the commercial diving industry. He joins IMCA having worked at the UK Health & Safety Executive (HSE) for 12 years as a Diving Specialist Inspector regulating the safety of divers working in the offshore energy and other sectors of the diving industry. At the HSE Bill also worked as a decommissioning specialist when he was seconded for a period to the decommissioning team.

Prior to his time at the HSE, Bill worked as an air and saturation diver on a wide range of diving projects. During this period, he also held a variety of topside positions, including project engineer and project manager.

Bryan McGlinchy, IMCA’s Diving Manager stated:

“We are delighted to have Bill join us as he brings a wealth of experience that will benefit IMCA members and the diving industry in the development and sharing of diving best practices.”

Bill holds a BSc (Hons) in Geography; an MSc in Marine Resource Management; and an MSC in Decommissioning.

Read the article online at: https://www.worldpipelines.com/business-news/08112021/imca-expands-diving-expertise-with-new-hire/

You might also like

Setting new standards for epoxy coatings

Glen Grundberg, General Manager of Denso North America Inc., Canada (a member of Winn & Coales International Ltd), explains the rigorous training and certification process for liquid epoxy coatings in Canada.

 
 

Embed article link: (copy the HTML code below):


 

This article has been tagged under the following:

Offshore pipeline news