Chris joined TMC in August 2016 after 14 years at sea, during which time he served on a variety of vessel types. Starting his seagoing career in 2002 as a Cadet with Clyde Marine Training, he worked on Multi-purpose/heavy lift general cargo, large Ro-Ro/container, dredgers and offshore supply vessels. Chris subsequently worked for BP Shipping between 2006 and 2008 gaining experience carrying crude oil, products, LPG & LNG throughout the world. He held both Oil and Gas Dangerous Goods endorsements.
Since 2008, until coming ashore in 2016, Chris has worked in the Offshore industry, sailing on offshore support vessels as 2nd Officer and then Chief Officer/Senior Dynamic Positioning Officer (SDPO).He has been involved in a range of projects in both the oil & gas and renewable energy sectors. During this time Chris achieved his Dynamic Positioning (DP) full unlimited certificate and Master Mariner (Unlimited) Certificate of Competency.