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Mark Oatley

Master Mariner


Master Mariners


Abu Dhabi


Mark joined LOC in 2013 as a Marine Consultant and is based in Abu Dhabi.

Mark has been involved in the marine security sector based on the east coast of Africa, including Somalia.

Mark has worked as a fleet manager responsible for a fleet of workboats and anchor handling tugs and barges. In addition to this, he was a problem-solver for smooth operations between marine and security disciplines.

As a Master, Mark specialised in towing, but also worked in anchor handling, supply, standby ERV’s and the offshore (SBM) industry. He now specialises in suitability surveys, on/off hire vessel surveys and CMID surveys.

Mark has acted as MWS for float off operations, jack-up rig moves, land transportation, lifted and trailer loadouts, offshore cable laying, dive operations, mooring operations and salvage operations. He has also acted on behalf of Zadco and Bunduq fields as a company representative.