(EnergyAsia, April 12 2012, Thursday) — Jaya Holdings, a Singapore-based leading offshore energy services group, has named Max Hartvigsen as President of its offshore division.

Reporting directly to the CEO, he will be responsible for the division’s business development, profit and loss for the fleet of owned and chartered vessels and operational excellence of the fleet, including technical management, operational requirements and client management.

Mr Hartvigsenholds a Master of Science in Shipping, Trade and Finance from the City University London, a Master Maritime Course from Vestfold University College, Norway and a Bachelor of Science of Nautical Studies (Captain’s Degree).

His more than 17 years of extensive experience in offshore energy services working with major oil and gas operators and brokers will help Jaya’s plans to expand and diversify.

Venkatraman Sheshashayee, Jaya Holdings’ CEO, said: “We are delighted to welcome Max into our family, with his strong background and understanding of the offshore market both globally and in this region; he is a valuable addition to our team. His appointment is a timely one and we look forward to accelerating Jaya’s growth.”

Jaya Holdings provides a wide range of services and solutions to the offshore oil and gas industry. Its specialised offshore assets  including a fleet of 31 vessels are designed and constructed to meet high quality standards and rigorous time schedules at itsfully owned facilities in Singapore and Indonesia.