October 19 - Global marine and offshore engineering consultancy, Aqualis Offshore has promoted Dr Bjarte Røed to the role of director - Norway from his previous position as head of engineering and risk consulting.

Prior to joining Aqualis Offshore, he held roles as technology manager and managing director of Future Subsea in Norway, senior principle consultant for Lloyd's Register, and a naval officer with the Norwegian armed forces. 

Røed will be based at Aqualis Offshore's office in Sandefjord, Norway.

In addition to concept, FEED and basic design engineering for upgrades and conversions of jack-ups, FPSOs and rigs, Aqualis Offshore's services include marine warranty, transportation and installation, rig moving, dynamic positioning, construction supervision and due diligence.