Mark Connor

Structural Engineer

Mark is a chartered structural engineer with over 40 years’ experience in a range of projects including the design of offshore structures comprising fixed platforms, FPF topsides, mooring turrets and FPSO vessel structures. Mark is a member of IStructE, IMarEST and SOMWS.

  • Structural Analysis and Engineering
  • Offshore Wind Farm Installation and Cable Lay Experience
  • Offshore Platform Installation and Decommissioning Experience
  • Marine Warranty Surveyor and Structural Engineer

He has worked as a lead/senior engineer based in the UK, Norway and New Zealand and is conversant with all major structural design codes and standards. Having attended various fabrication yards in the UK, Norway, Holland and the Far East on many projects, he has a good knowledge of fabrication methods and practices.

He has worked as a senior project engineer for the transportation and installation engineering of a number of heavy lift projects utilising SSCVs and monohull vessels, and also STP buoy installation. Mark has extensive experience of installation methods, the design of grillage and seafastening for cargo barges, HTVs and HLV decks.

He has a wide knowledge of load-out methods, cargo barge mooring, handling and sail-away procedures which he gained from onsite attendance, and his work offshore during the project installation phases.

Mark has also performed engineering and procedure reviews as marine warranty surveyor on renewable energy and decommissioning projects, and has undertaken structural engineering calculations for marine salvage projects.

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