The Sinking of an Oil Platform - a Crisis Management Event

Monday, February 16
14:25-15:15
Breakout 3

Events followed in rapid succession, escalating and complicating the problems as situation became increasingly perilous. In the few minutes all of us began to comprehend the full scope of the crisis. Once we understood it, we realized that the event become one of survival. The fog of communications & responsibilities occurs in any crisis, what happens when key personnel are injured from Command & Control? Testimony from a survivor onboard when the oil platform sunk and how these lessons learn will apply to any corporations.

Presented by: Shawn Winter, HSSE Consultant, Independent, Italy

Shawn Winter has many years of progressive Operational and Directorship in formatting policies within the Private Sector and US Government. Since 2005, he has been in the private sector working for Major Energy, Maritime and Aviation Corporations throughout Eurasia, Africa & Middle East. Additionally, involved in three separate hostage negations in Somalia and Syria. Before entering the private sector, he was the Anti-Terrorism & Force Protection Director for Europe & Africa at Military Sealift Command for 5 years. Upon accepting this position, he retired from the US Navy after 30 years with his last assignment was with the NATO Strike Force - Special Operations Command, Allied Forces Southern European Command in Naples, Italy.