Purus Wind Hires New General Manager

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Offshore wind vessel firm Purus Wind has appointed Oliver MacManus as general manager, with immediate effect, reports MarineLink.

MacManus will focus on overseeing the running of the construction/service operation vessels (“C/SOV”) business.

The appointment is integral to positioning Purus Wind for future growth as the business continues to expand its fleet of next-generation battery hybrid C/SOVs and crew transfer vessels (“CTVs”),” Purus Wind said.

MacManus has over 10 years’ experience in the offshore wind industry, previously holding positions with several leading developers and OEM suppliers.

He has worked as a CTV vessel master before moving to various offshore SOV coordination and management roles.

Onshore, MacManus has held roles as a marine coordination lead and marine operations manager. His experience includes tenures with companies including GE Renewable Energy, SMC (Specialist Marine Consultants) and E-ON.

MacManus holds an MCA Certificate of Competency along with ISM lead auditor (Lloyds) and vessel inspection (IMCA AVI) accreditation.

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Source: Marine Link