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Posted By August 6, 2014

Marina Projects Adds O’Connor as Project Manager

Padhraic O'Connor (Credit: Marine Projects)

Padhraic O'Connor (Credit: Marine Projects)

Marina Projects Ltd. announced the addition of a new Project Manager, Padhraic O’Connor, to the Hampshire based team. O’Connor is a qualified Port & Coastal Engineer with previous experience in port planning, design and physical modelling. The continued growth of Marina Projects’ Project Management team results from an increase in enquiry levels service demands offered by the company.

Mike Ward, Marina Projects’ Director commented, “We are delighted to welcome O’Connor to the team.  His skills and maritime engineering experience will further strengthen the consultancy offering and greatly enhance the service provision to our clients.  The positive growth in our activity has led to an increase in the number of employees by 30% in the last 12 months and we hope to see a continued rise in commissions that will allow us to grow further still.”

O’Connor studied Mechanical Engineering at the University of Limerick and completed a postgraduate degree in Stellenbosch University with First Class Honours MSc in Port & Coastal Engineering.  He has five years’ experience as a Port & Coastal Engineer in South Africa and relocated to the U.K. with aims to expand his maritime engineering portfolio.

O’Connor adds, “I am excited to have the opportunity to join Marina Projects as a Project Manager and to use the skills I have learned and developed in recent years.  I hope to bring something new to the team and in turn glean some knowledge from the vastly experienced individuals by my side.”

O’Connor will assist current projects including Portonovi, Montenegro and Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club.

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