In February we said a fond farewell to Professor Craig Johnson, the Chairman of the Marine National Facility Steering Committee, who went off on study leave for a year in France with his family.

Professor Craig Johnson

We welcomed Professor Richard Arculus as the Acting Chairman of the MNF Steering Committee.

Professor Richard Arculus (image CharlesTambiah)

You were introduced to one of the Future Research Vessel Project’s team members, Dr Lindsay Pender, one of our amazing specialists, who has brought his expertise to the construction and commissioning of RV Investigator.

Dr Lindsay Pender, FRV Project Team

And, sparks continued to fly in the Sembawang Shipyard as Investigator started to take shape.