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Mellett Appointed Strategic Director at Irish Mainport Holdings

12th May 2023
Retired Navy Vice-Admiral Mark Mellett has a new role with Cork Marine Services
Retired Navy Vice-Admiral Mark Mellett has a new role with Cork Marine Services

Irish Mainport Holdings, Cork marine services company, has appointed the former Head of the Defences Forces, retired Vice-Admiral Mark Mellett, as its Strategic Director.

"With over 40 years working in the Maritime Sector, Mark will bring new knowledge and fresh insights for offshore renewable energy, sustainable development potential and governance," the company says.

Meanwhile, as Afloat reported previously, the French Government will bestow on Mellett the 'Commandeur de la légion d'honneur', France's highest honorary decoration to foreigners, this Sunday at a ceremony in Collins Barracks, Dublin, followed by a reception at the French Embassy.

In other Irish Mainport Holdings news, the marine company held a naming ceremony at a shipyard in Turkey this week from where their new tug Celtic Treaty is to join the fleet of one of their subsidiaries.

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Tom MacSweeney

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