NEPTUNE MARINE SERVICES has appointed Massimo Delia as general manager of diving and ROV, based in Belmont, Western Australia.

Mr Delia commenced work with Neptune in early April 2015, and is responsible for all business activities within Neptune’s diving and ROV businesses in Australia, which also encompasses the NEPSYS dry underwater technology.

Neptune said Mr Delia has more than 15 years’ experience in the global offshore oil and gas industry, including pipe lay, subsea SURF installation, engineering, diving, ROV and vessel related services.

Neptune chief executive officer Robin King welcomed Mr Delia to the team.

“His strong operational and commercial background, combined with his extensive experience in the oil and gas industry, will be key to the further development of our diving and ROV businesses,” he said.