Contributor: Vesa Marttinen
Vesa Marttinen, Vice President, Aker Yards' lifecycle services
Vesa Marttinen is vice president of Aker Yards' lifecycle services. He has an MSc in Naval Architecture and Industrial Economics, and gained his supervision and engineering experience at Kvaerner Masa- Yards during the early 1990s. Marttinen has also worked for Silja and Deltamarin Engineering in Florida, USA. During 2004, he was an independent consultant in southern Florida. Marttinen joined Aker Finnyards' lifecycle services in January 2005.
Adding Value to the Lifecycle
The market for refurbishment and conversion services is booming. Refits and newbuilds are filling shipyards' orderbooks. To capitalise on a growing market, yards must differentiate their...