Wednesday, October 18, 2017
11:30 am – 12:20 pm
Deep Waters: Rivals, Regs and Carrier Risk
Brent A. Patterson
Senior Vice President of Global Projects
Blue Water Shipping A/S
Brent Patterson has more than 24 years’ experience in the transportation industry, including seven years with the US Navy, working with a major EPC contractor, and managing his own heavy haul logistics company in Louisiana. Patterson has worked in chartering, contract negotiation and management, engineering of heavy haul and heavy lift services and project development and implementation. He has planned and executed projects in remote and challenging areas including CIS, Asia Pacific, Middle East, and North and South America. His global understanding of political, demographic and infrastructure related obstacles is paramount in his effective guidance of his teams and customers.
Blue Water Shipping is a leading provider of global project logistics management and engineering solutions for the oil & gas industry. Blue Water Shipping handles any type of cargo – from courier parcels to entire oil rigs – and provides complete project management using unique IT systems to manage, handle and monitor every step of the transport. The company is founded on knowledge sharing, in-house competencies and resources which are represented worldwide by over 60 offices and more than 1,400 employees.