Fugro Geos Opens Australian Office

The opening of an office in Perth, Western Australia, sees Fugro Global Environmental & Ocean Sciences (GEOS) further extending its global reach. The world’s largest supplier of oceanographic and meteorological (metocean) services is now able to provide offshore and coastal engineering applications, through cost-effective, high quality and technically advanced measurement, consultancy, information systems and forecasting services throughout the Australian region.

Perth
11 May 2008

The new office will be headed by Mark Wimshurst, Commercial Director of Fugro GEOS who has been with Fugro GEOS for 10 years and the Fugro Group for 25 years.

“The full suite of services will be offered throughout the Australian region from our new Perth office,” says Jeff Coutts, Managing Director of Fugro GEOS. “Based in the Fugro Survey office, the GEOS team members, led by Mark Wimshurst, are highly experienced, have invaluable local knowledge and are well set to provide expertise across the whole range of our services. Mark will be working closely with our Singapore office which has long been active throughout Australasia and has established strong relationships in Australia. The expertise and skills of our staff enables us to bridge the gap between the engineering and scientific disciplines to appreciate and fulfil the metocean requirements of our clients. Close links with sister Fugro companies and our ability to draw on the international resources of the Group also further enhance our services to clients.”

Globally Fugro GEOS has a worldwide team of over 200, more than half of whom are experienced oceanographers, meteorologists and marine environmental scientists supported by fully qualified engineering, workshop, administration, development and IT staff. Fugro GEOS has its own offices in key areas of the world and can also draw on the strengths of its parent company which has 275 offices in more than 50 countries.

The new Fugro GEOS Perth office is at Hydrographic House, 4 Ledgar Road, Balcatta WA 6021, Australia. Telephone: +61 8 9344 7166; Fax: +61 8 9344 8783, E-Mail: perth@geos.com

 

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