Our experienced Management Team


M. Alaycoub


Musadq Al Yacoub
Group Chief Executive Officer 

Musadq Al Yacoub is the Chief Executive Officer of Seafox. An engineer by profession, Mr Alyacoub brings with him over 30 years of experience in the international marine and offshore sector. He has achieved an impressive record of successes that includes business development and strategy, chartering, marine operations and shipbuilding of vessels and mobile offshore units. His work ethics, drive and acumen have earned him an excellent reputation and a wide network of clients, suppliers and partners in the marine and offshore  oil and gas industry. Prior to joining Seafox on the 1st January 2018, he was General Manager of Zakher Marine International, an offshore service provider based in Abu Dhabi, for over 19 years. 



Erlend Johnston


Erlend Johnston
Chief Financial Officer

Erlend Johnston is the Chief Financial Officer of Seafox and has held this position since September 2011. Erlend brings to the position a wealth of experience, with over 20 years in senior finance and accounting roles, overseeing finance teams in the UK, Middle East, Caspian and Asia-Pacific regions. Erlend is a UK Chartered Accountant (CA), and member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS). Erlend trained and qualified for his CA while working with Deloitte, where he spent more than seven years. He held the role of Enterprise Risk Services Manager prior to moving onto various senior roles within the oil and gas services industry.



W. van Lingen


Wietse van Lingen
Managing Director - Europe                           

Wietse van Lingen is responsible for the European fleet activities both from an operational and commercial point of view. He has held various operational roles (previously COO Europe) within Seafox since 2010. Prior to joining Seafox he spent 13 years working offshore as Barge Engineer on various drilling rigs, mainly in the Middle East. His pragmatic approach and problem solving mentality in combination with his far reaching jack up industry specific knowledge has put Seafox in a leading position in the North Sea and enabled long term relationships with its European client base. Wietse is trained as a Maritime Officer (Mechanical Engineering and Nautical Navigation) and also holds a Master Certificate for Commercial Ocean Going and Coastal Sailing Vessels.






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To be world’s first choice offshore support jack-up company in the energy industry, meeting and exceeding customers’ expectations by offering safe offshore services through global expertise and local knowledge.