NEWS RELEASE
5th of July 2014

Ocean Installer announces the appointment of Patrick Chapalain as Managing Director for AFMED & Middle East. 

Ocean Installer is pleased to announce that Patrick Chapalain has joined the company as Managing Director for AFMED & Middle East. He will be working out of Dubai where Ocean Installer is establishing a regional office.

Patrick Chapalain has extensive experience from the offshore subsea and construction industry, including with companies such as Stolt Comex Seawa, SBM Offshore, Harkand Group and more recently Saipem.

Having worked for nearly 20 years on projects around Africa and the Middle East, he has extensive knowledge of the region and Ocean Installer is certain that he will be a great resource for the company as the expansion of geographic presence and operations continues.

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About Ocean Installer

Ocean Installer is a subsea company headquartered in Stavanger, Norway and with offices in Aberdeen, Houston and Mexico City. Ocean Installer holds strong EPCI expertise within the SURF (Subsea, Umbilicals, Risers, Flowlines) segment and is rapidly expanding its operations and organisation within and beyond the North Sea basin.

Ocean Installer provides its clients with recognised first-rate assets and has secured long-term charters on three construction support vessels (CSV): Normand Clipper, Normand Mermaid and Normand Vision, all of which are owned by Solstad Offshore.

Ocean Installer is majority-owned by HitecVision, a leading investor in the oil and gas industry.