Offshore handling systems specialist, Caley Ocean Systems, has strengthened its sales team with the appointment of John Garratt as engineering sales manager. As a senior mechanical design engineer with Caley, John Garratt specialised in winches, drives and advanced hydraulic system design.
John, a Chartered Engineer with the Institute of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), has worked at Caley for over 12 years. During this time, he has developed his skills, knowledge and expertise through design testing and on-site commissioning for clients around the world. Notable projects have included installation and commissioning of the Subsea 7 Borealis friction clamp pipelay system, and the design, development and deployment of the innovative Deepwater Lowering System for subsea deployments in the Gorgon field.
“We are delighted that John Garratt has accepted the promotion to engineering sales manager. His knowledge, experience and strong interpersonal skills are already proving invaluable to the clients he is developing advanced handling system solutions with,” says Gregor McPherson, sales director, Caley Ocean Systems.
Caley Ocean Systems is part of the Seanamic Group offering integrated surface to seabed systems. Caley has over 45 years’ experience designing and manufacturing offshore handling systems for oil and gas, renewables, oceanographic, diving, ROV and naval applications. Flexible, modular, high performance offshore handling systems are its trademark.