25 November 2019


Semco Maritime Ltd. appoints new Managing Director


Semco Maritime Ltd. has appointed Brian Mercer new Managing Director in the UK. Semco Maritime strengthens its management in the UK with a view to generate growth and increase its market presence as the oil & gas industry is currently recovering after a 5 years long downturn.


Brian Mercer has taken up the position as Managing Director based on a diverse background with more than 30 years of experience covering oil & gas, aeronautical engineering, project and programme management, operations and maintenance management and asset integrity. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in physics from the Heriot-Watt University, a Master of Arts degree in defence studies from the King’s College London and is a chartered engineer.


“The oil and gas industry in the UK is seeking a more cost-effective approach to operations, projects and maintenance. This gives Semco Maritime a unique window of opportunity to expand our services with existing customers and open doors to new customer relationships as the industry continues to recover from the downturn. Like a breath of fresh air, we aim to be prominent in changing the industry approach.” says Brian Mercer.


Since 2005, Brian has directed and managed a number of organisations and businesses in the oil & gas industry covering: Brownfield EPC projects and modifications; maintenance; asset integrity and engineering consultancies. His most recent position has been Managing Director of Theon Ltd.


“Based on Semco Maritime’s strong track record, the great success of the Culzean project and the strong customer base we already have, we are in great shape to offer a wide range of services to the UK oil and gas industry, while growing and developing our business. says Brian Mercer.


For further information

Please contact Brian Mercer, Managing Director, Semco Maritime Ltd.
+44 7902 960 617, brme@semcomaritime.com

Semco Maritime in the UK

In the UK, we offer a wide range of services to the oil and gas industry.

We have an office in Aberdeen, yard facilities in Invergordon and a service office in Grimsby that is dedicated to the offshore wind industry.

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Rig upgrades and modification

Culzean: EIT Hook-up and Commissioning



Maersk Oil North Sea UK Limited


UK North Sea


2017 - 2019

Project scope

EIT hook-up and commissioning (HUC) onshore preparation and offshore execution. Scope included onshore preparation, technical query resolution, preparation of hook-up commissioning procedure, interactive planningEIT supervision, EIT manpower, equipment and tool support. Offshore work carried out from Aberdeen, involving 200 employees for 8-9 months.