Alain Meesschaert , PE, BSc, is a Senior Offshore
& Mechanical Engineer with over
25 years of extensive experience in offshore maintenance management, pipe laying &
drilling, oil & chemical tankers, reefers, bulk
carriers, container feeders, marine engineering, rig & jack-up inspection, maintenance, repair and operation
of mechanical and electrical/electronic systems, pre-commissioning
of piping, construction, diesel engines, generators,
pipe laying and drilling gears, commissioning and start-up
procedures (FMEA tests), Computerized Maintenance Management
Systems (CMMS) and managing mechanical, instrument, logistics
and safety crews. He is
currently the Marine Mechanical Manager of OFFCON International.
his career life, Mr. Meesschaert was the Maintenance Manager, Engineering Manager, Maintenance
Superintendent, Maintenance Engineer, Chief Engineer for a pipe
laying vessel of OFFCON International. He was also the Commissioning Engineer for
Pride International wherein he was responsible for the supervision of
marine dredging, pipe laying and drilling. He also worked for several European
companies as a Marine Engineer.
Meesschaert also contributed his skills and knowledge in the academe. He was a Senior Professor of Marine
Engineering courses in the Maritime College in Belgium. Prior to that, he was a Chief Engineering
Instructor for Dredging International, lecturing to Marine
and Mechanical Engineering students.
Meesschaert is a Professional Engineer with a Bachelor degree in Marine Mechanical Engineering
from the Antwerp Maritime Academy, Belgium.