McDermott appoints technical director

Offshore staff

HOUSTON – McDermott International Inc. has appointed Gene Rice as technical director-rig repairs. Rice will be responsible for the engineering development of rig repair and upgrade services at the company’s fabrication facility in Altamira, Mexico.

An offshore and marine industry veteran of more than 35 years, Rice has experience in managing project engineering for drillships, submersibles, semisubmersibles and jackup rigs for major drilling companies.

Prior to joining McDermott, most recently he was director of engineering at Signal International and previously held engineering positions with Alabama Shipyard and Tampa Shipyards.


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