New Appointment of Ship and Offshore Unit Repair Director

Monday 25 August 2014

James Lappin has been appointed to the Board of Harland and Wolff Heavy Industries Limited as Director of Ship & Offshore Unit Repair.   He will have total responsibility for developing and growing the company’s business in this sector and for the successful execution of its projects

Mechanical Engineer James joined Harland and Wolff as a Graduate Trainee Manager in 1999 before leaving to develop his career with blue chip offshore energy companies including BP, KBR and Fred Olsen Renewables.  

He re-joined H&W in 2011 as Ship & Offshore Unit Repair Manager, overseeing a range of successful projects such as the Husky SeaRose FPSO (floating production storage offshore) system and the recent Blackford Dolphin Drilling Rig project.


Media contacts:

David McVeigh, Head of Sales and Marketing, Harland and Wolff Heavy Industries Ltd,

tel: 028 9045856


Joris Minne, JPR, tel: 07876 2128978