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Michael Bisland

Marine Construction Superintendent

Work experience

Jun 2014Present

Marine Construction Superintendent

BAM International bv. Dubai UAE

Phase 1 Scope of work includes the Design and Construction of :
400m of quay wall including reclamation and soil improvement, 400 m of dual carriage way access bridge, approximately 3 km of causeway and required roads and pavement.

Phase 1b/2 Scope of work includes the Design and Construction of :
1,800m of quaywall including reclamation and soil improvement, 2,200 m crane beam and 2,200m of service tunnels.

Feb 2011Jun 2014

Marine Operations Superintendent

Overseas AST LLC. Abu Dhabi UAE

Satah Al Razboot (SARB)Island ADNOC / ADMA - APCO

Construction of Drill Pad and associated structures including pre-casting and pre-cast installation. Primary responsibility for logistical organisation of transportation of pre-cast units from PC Yard in Musaffah Abu Dhabi to off-shore project site on SARB islands.

Ruwais Refinery Expansion Project Trakreer ADNOC

Installation of 5 Nos. 3m Dia. 4.5km length PE pipeline for sea water intake cooling system. Launched from beach 300m pipeline string. Subsea tow to installation point. Subsea mechanical jointing of pipeline string via divers. Project included dredging of pipeline trenches and backfilling using pre-dredged imported material. 

Apr 2006Jan 2011

Site Operations Supervisor / Superintendent

Atlas Marine Contractors Subsea LTD. UK.

South Quay, Montrose – Marine Operations Superintendent.

Forth Outfall, Port Edgar, River Forth – Marine Operations Superintendent.

Brodick Terminal, Isle of Arran - Marine Operations Superintendent.

Raasay Ferry Terminal, Isle of Raasay. Marine Operations Superintendent.

Anstruther Mooring Jetty, Fife. Site Operations Supervisor.

Grangemouth Oil Refinery, Firth of Forth. Site Operations Supervisor.

Greenock Container Port, Greenock. Site Operations Supervisor.

Bryher Slipway, Isles of Scilly. Site Supervisor.

Longannet Power Station, Firth of Forth. Dive Supervisor.

Newbiggin Breakwater, Northumberland. Diving Supervisor.

Dungeness Nuclear Power Station, Kent. Diving Supervisor.

Dublin Port, Ireland. - Dive Supervisor.

Clyde Bridges, River Clyde, Glasgow. Dive Supervisor.

Sept 2005Apr 2006

Diving Supervisor

Briggs Marine Contractors LTD. UK. 

HMNB Clyde Faslane Nuclear Submarine base. Ministry of defence (MOD)

Apr 2003Sept 2005

Commercial Diver

Atlas Marine Contractors Subsea LTD. UK.

Sellafield Sealine removal project. British Nuclear Group (BNG)

Aug 2001Apr 2003

Commercial Diver

Fathoms Diving LTD. Uk

Ullapool pier regeneration project. Highlands and island Council

Dunbeath harbour regeneration project. Highlands and Islands Council

Dounreay Nuclear power station particle survey. British Nuclear Fuels LTD (BNFL)

Education and Qualifications

GL Academy Marine Superintendent.

BV ISM Designated Person/Internal Auditor.

IYT International Bareboat Skipper.

IYT Small Power Boat & RIB Master.

RYA Day Skipper.



HSE Surface supplied.

HSE Surface supplied top up (wet bell).

CPCS Appointed person (lifting operations).

CPCS Crane Supervisor (lifting operations).

CSCS Managerial and professional health and safety.

CSCS Health and safety at work.

First Aid at Work.

Offshore Safety Induction and Emergency Training (OPITO).