As Vice President of Engineering at SEACOR Marine, Tim Clerc is responsible for the conception, design and technical appraisal for SEACOR Marine’s offshore fleet new constructions both in the U.S. and Overseas. Additionally, he is responsible for new construction supervision, major conversions, approval and acceptance of the completed vessels. Together with his team, Mr. Clerc was recently responsible for delivering the first Hybrid Platform Support Vessels both in Asia and the Americas.
Mr. Clerc has been directly involved in the Marine Industry since 1969, first as an Engineering Officer Cadet and subsequently rising to the rank of Chief Engineer in the British Merchant Navy serving on many types of vessels. Having transferred from his seagoing duties in the early 1990s, Mr. Clerc was responsible for Project Management, Technical Superintendency and latterly as New Construction Manager for projects both in Norway and Japan before joining SEACOR Marine in 2000.
Mr. Clerc was educated at HMS Conway, Riversdale College of Technology and South Shields Marine and Technical School where he gained the Department of Trade First Class Certificate of Competency. He is a Member of the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology, an Incorporated Marine Engineer and an Incorporated Engineer registered with the Engineering Council. In addition, Mr. Clerc is a Member of the American Bureau of Shipping also sitting on various ABS Technical committees including Marine Technical Committee, the Special Committee on Ship Operations, and the Special Committee on Small Vessels.