FLYING THE FLAG FOR CORNWALL MARINE TECH IN TEXAS USA
The Director of Cornish based company, Unmanned Survey Solutions (USS) has been invited to attend the Offshore Technology Conference in Houston, Texas as an ambassador for Cornwall Trade and Investments who are attending the event alongside the Energy Industries Council.
James Williams, Director of Unmanned Survey Solutions - who design, build and operate Unmanned Surface Vessel’s (USV’s) in Cornwall - has been asked to attend this conference on behalf of Cornwall Trade and Investments.
James Williams says: “It’s an honour to be asked to attend this event with Cornwall Trade and Investments. USS has grown exponentially due to the support of CTI, and I hope to help fly the flag for Cornwall and garner interest from companies abroad looking to expand in the region. I want to show that Cornwall’s marine innovation industry is the best in the world.“
Peter Holland, Trade and Investment Manager for Cornwall Trade and Investments says: “We want to tap in on the USA’s focus on shifting from Oil & Gas to Offshore Wind which offers fantastic opportunities for collaborative working between the UK and the US. We asked James to attend the conference with us to show the successes that can be achieved by expanding a business here. He can provide information on jobs, expected turnover and contracts won, to show the value offered from investing in the region.”
The Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) is being held in Houston Texas on 6-9th May 2019. It is a prestigious event where energy professionals across the world meet to exchange ideas and opinions to advance scientific and technical knowledge for offshore resources and environmental matters. The event also showcases leading-edge technology for offshore drilling, exploration, production, and environmental protection.
This year OTC is celebrating 50 years since its flagship conference in 1969 and has been held annually at NRG Park (formerly Reliant Park) in Houston.