New Marine Technical Director appointed to ByrneLooby Middle East

New Marine Technical Director appointed to ByrneLooby Middle East

Christian Seifart appointed as Marine Technical Director for ByrneLooby Middle East


ByrneLooby is delighted to welcome Christian Seifart as the Marine Technical Director for the Middle East. For the past six years, Christian has been living in the UAE, where he held senior engineering roles including Engineering Manager at Abu Dhabi Ports (ADP).  At ADP, he led the Engineering Teams to deliver large infrastructure projects such as Khalifa port, as well as other engineering activities under their significant CAPEX programme. 

Director of the Middle East, John Barnes said
, “We have ambitious plans to expand in the Middle East, particularly in Saudi and the UAE. In Christian, we have found a proven marine and ports engineering leader whose international experience and expertise can build on our strong reputation in providing marine, infrastructure and environmental services to marine focused projects. Christian’s experience in delivering large complex projects has resulted in lasting relationships and a wealth of technical knowledge to help deliver results for clients.”


Managing Director Middle East and Water Divisions, Michael Looby said, “I am delighted to welcome Christian to the team at ByrneLooby. Byrnelooby is agile, responsive, technically innovative and has the multi-disciplinary experience to solve the most complex engineering challenges in the middle East. Our work has delivered for projects such as Aqaba New Port in Jordan, the Al Naseem development in Bahrain and  Mardumah Seawall in Saudi Arabia.”


Mr Seifart said, “I had an incredible experience at Abu Dhabi Ports and it provided me with a great sense of achievement to work with teams to reclaim 3.5km2 of new terminal area and 7km of quay wall at Khalifa port.  At ByrneLooby, the people, client-focus and technical excellence create huge growth potential, and I look forward to bringing that added value to clients and projects.” 



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Established in 1998, ByrneLooby is an international, award-winning engineering consultant that provides a spectrum of services to government, semi-state, and private companies across eight sectors: WaterMarineGeotechnicsCivil EngineeringBuildingsConservationTemporary Works and Environment.


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