Osbit Power appoints new staff in ambitious expansion plans

Osbit Power  is a mechanical engineering company established in 2010, with the objective of significantly contributing to the offshore wind market. The company is currently making its mark with its innovative MaXccess offshore access system. Osbit’s ambitious expansion plans are supported by two new appointments; Ben Webster joins the company as Sales and Marketing Manager, and Robbie Blakeman as Senior Engineer.

Ben Webster will be responsible for coordinating the company’s Sales and Marketing, launching Osbit’s new offshore access technologies and continuing Osbit’s establishment in new areas such as the hydropower sector. Ben joins the company from IHC EB, where he was Sales Manager.

As Senior Engineer, Robbie Blakeman who previously worked at IHC EB as EB Solutions Manager, will focus on ensuring that Osbit’s tailored consultancy, design and build projects are delivered On Spec, Budget and In Time’ – Osbit. Robbie has designed and built a range of systems in the offshore wind and oil & gas sectors and his 10 years of experience in solving complex mechanical problems is an excellent addition to Osbit’s existing experience and track record.

Tony Trapp, the company’s CEO comments: “With the addition of Ben and Robbie, Osbit is well placed to exploit the huge potential of MaXccess, our innovative offshore access system, while continuing to offer consultancy, design and build services to offshore markets. In a short space of time, we have created what will be a safe step forward in offshore access. We look forward to Ben and Robbie helping Osbit build on these early achievements.

“Robbie brings a wealth of experience; he played an integral role in installing the world’s first wind turbine from a floating vessel (BOWTIS), and has more recently led the engineering on a wide range of design and build projects. Additionally, Ben has led the development of products for numerous clients and secured orders for complex offshore systems in various offshore markets. We look forward to him replicating this success at Osbit.”