Marine Contractors Association Hires Alan Melia as Technical Diving Adviser
The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has announced the appointment of Alan Melia as Technical Adviser – Diving. As a member of IMCA’s highly experienced diving division team, Melia will advise on all aspects of how diving operations can be carried out safely and efficiently.
Melia has nearly 40 years of experience in the diving industry. He joins IMCA from Vertech Integrity Services, where he was global diving manager. He has held similar senior diving roles with Stork Technical Services and RBG.
Melia also has experience in developing a diving safety management system for a start-up diving contractor, helping the company meet IMCA’s requirements for contractor membership in the Diving Division.
Melia has served as vice-chairman of IMCA’s Diving Safety, Medical, Technical and Training Committee, which undertakes much of the development and review work within the Association’s Diving Division.