Mr. Chris Myers, BMil (BA), is an ex Navy Commander and an International
Expert in Remotely Operated Underwater Vehicle Systems (ROV) and Autonomous
Underwater Vehicles (AUV). His
wide experience covers a range of subsea work undertaken that includes
deep-water construction, underwater inspection, diver support (saturation,
mixed gas and air), search & recovery, seabed mining support, drill
support, law enforcement and body retrieval tasks. He had a long and
distinguished career in the Navy as a Lieutenant, Surface Warfare and
Navigation Officer, Explosive Ordnance Disposal Operator, Strike Craft
Operator and Physical Training Instructor. Further, he was responsible for
neutralizing and removing underwater sabotage ordinances. Having retired from the service as a Commander, Mr. Myers spent a period as a Harbour Master before moving on, and currently working as ROV Company
Representative, Superintendent, Supervisor and Pilot Technician on
various projects using ROV’s and AUV’s for International Companies in the offshore subsea services
industry. During this period, Mr.
Myers gained experience using various manipulators, grabbers, rotary and
hydraulic cutters and has also gained invaluable sensor experience.
in his career, Mr. Myers worked as ROV Projects Manager, Vessel Master,
Reserve Force Officer, Seaman, Navigation & Surface Warfare
Officer.Further, he has done operational experience that includes diver
support, drill support, construction support (pipe-lay, structure abandonment, hook-up operations, field construction, repair and maintenance), Inspection of wrecks, drilling and pipeline
surveying. Although he has retired
from the navy he has enlisted as a Reserve
Officer in the Navy for
special projects. Furthermore, he has a competent knowledge of legislation as
well as Health Safety and Environmental awareness issues.
Mr. Myers has a Bachelor
of Arts degree in Military Science where he majored in Military
Strategy. Further, he has done postgraduate
executive Diplomas on Fiber Optics,
Electrical and High Voltage Safety and Limited Ultrasonic Thickness Gauging.