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Swathe Services expands their team, with support from Marine-i

Swathe Services have welcomed Arthur Laloe to their team with the support of the Marine-i programme - the company will receive a salary subsidy through the Marine-i graduate subsidy scheme.

Swathe Services provide integrated survey support solutions for the marine industry and offer a wide range of services including personnel deployment as well as equipment sales and rental.   The company, which is based at the newly developed Marine Renewables Hub in Hayle, Cornwall are committed to continuous improvement and R&D, producing innovative products at the cutting edge of technology.   Swathe are a Cornish company with a global reach and have recently received highly positive feedback from their outings to trade shows in Houston Texas and Southampton.

Managing Director James Williams said:  ‘We have been looking for the right person to join our highly skilled team for a while. Arthur is a great asset to us and has extensive previous experience in the marine industry, having previously worked as project engineer and underwater security surveyor.  We are happy that he has decided to come and work with us!’ 

The Marine-i project, part funded by the European Regional Development Fund and supported by Unlocking Potential, seeks to find graduate-level talent to help Cornish and Isles of Scilly businesses innovate and grow by providing new marine products and services. (Unlocking Potential is managed by the Cornwall College Group, and committed to supporting businesses in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly to grow and prosper, for the benefit of the local economy.)

Matt Hodson, Operations Director at Cornwall Development Company, a partner in Marine-i , as well as Operations Director at Marine Hub Cornwall, says: “We are thrilled that Marine-i is supporting this innovative business to accelerate their growth through the addition of this talented new team member.”

Full details on the Marine-i project can be seen at: