James Fisher Subsea Excavation has appointed a regional manager for their work in the eastern hemisphere.

The company, which is part of the James Fisher Group, has appointed Faisel Chaudry as their new regional manager for the eastern hemisphere.

Faisel, who has more than eight years' experience in the oil and gas and offshore renewables industries, is tasked with growing the market-leading company's presence in regions like the Middle East, India, North Africa and Asia Pacific.

Faisel said:

"This is a dynamic company with strong growth ambitions and I am delighted to be establishing its foothold in this significant marketplace. James Fisher Subsea Excavation offers a proven technology which will significantly reduce costs for companies operating in this region. We will be the key provider of mass flow and subsea excavation services in this major energy zone."

Based in the United Arab Emirates, Faisel will be highlighting the benefits of the equipment and services, including the Launch and Recovery System (LARS), to the market. Tools will be strategically located in the Middle East and Asia to service the region. Expert teams will also be provided to manage projects on-site for clients. 

Kenneth Mackie, managing director of James Fisher Subsea Excavation said:

It is fantastic for us to have secured Faisel's skills and expertise to launch our market-leading range of subsea excavation tools and services in the eastern hemisphere. This is an important marketplace with vast potential and was a natural next step as we continue to expand the company and its global footprint. We are proud to have the most efficient and effective suite of excavation tools available. Our team's track record in this sector is testament to what we can achieve, and are achieving, for clients all over the world.

Its management and offshore teams have over 16 years' experience in the subsea excavation industry and is responsible for the completion of over 300 projects in 40 countries.

The company, from its bases in Oldmeldrum in Scotland, Ciudad del Carmen in Mexico and Houston USA, operates a suite of excavation products and services, including the innovative TwinProp mass flow excavator, a range of single prop excavators and suction dredge systems.