Rob Strong

Rob has been an integral player in the oil industry in St. John’s for the past thirty-five years, having started his involvement with the Hibernia discovery in the late 1970s. He has worked for Crosbie Offshore and Pennecon, and has served on the Board of Directors of the Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Industry Association. He currently serves as a Senior Advisor to Van Oord, one of the largest dredging and marine contractors in the world.
Evolution of Vessels in St. John’s
Due to the ever-changing technologies in the offshore oil industry, the Port of St John’s has been a crucial supply base to the oilfields since 1979. As a result, the types of vessels frequenting the port is constantly evolving.
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