The INCOS Team
Subject matter experts for integrated fire protection systems, INCOS Engineering offers a unique value-add to clients and business partners.
Managing Director / Fire protection Products & Systems Technical Authority
In 2002 Morten Benjaminsen founded INMACO Norway and in 2007 founded INMACO Australia. This business brought Norwegian Offshore technology to Australia and since that time Morten has been the Managing Director of a successful Fire Protection Engineering business that supports the global market. Morten Benjaminsen is regarded as an expert in firefighting integrated systems and has worked on Projects including Gorgon, Devil Creek, Varanus Island, Ichthys, Goodwyn, Ngujima Yin, Okha, Curtis Island, Yola, Bayu Undan, Montara, Jordbaer, Martin Linge, Freeport, Coral and many more.
Morten provides clients with 20 plus years of experience specific to fire protection and loss prevention.
Your first point of contact with any enquiry. Mark Drage has worked in service-based roles for more than 20 years, including 5 + years in fire protection systems and support. Mark has worked locally and internationally with clients so he can bring insight from his experience direct to your scope of work. Mark finds and sets challenges for the team, to push them to solve problems.
Contracts & Operations Manager
PRINCE2® certified and experienced manager of engineering, projects and technical support services with professional expertise spanning over 10 years. Within that timeframe, Reinder has extensive experience in contract managing local and overseas projects, both small and large. Project expertise includes for example the Chevron Gorgon Project, INPEX Ichthys and Quadrant (Santos) Varanus Island as well as overseas Statoil Jordbaer KNARR FPSO, TechnipFMC Martin Linge FPSO and the Moho Nord FPU project.
Reinder is able to assist clients with small-scale quick service solutions through to complete maintenance planning for the lifecycle of the fire protection equipment. Reinder has excellent verbal and written communication skills to meet the ever-increasing documentation and reporting requirements within the industry.
Accounts and Administration
Danielle joined in early 2019 to manage the bookkeeping, accounts and administration functions of Incos Engineering and brings a wealth of knowledge developed across the past three decades. Danielle has worked in retail banking including customer service, human resources, administration roles and then moved in to the private sector where she has been working for small business providing bookkeeping, accounts and administration support.
Service & Production Manager / MMO Advisor
Bruce Tatterson has a reputation for solving problems. His wealth of knowledge has been developed across more than 25 years in the Oil & Gas Industry. Since 2012 Bruce has been based in Perth and supporting clients in Australia, Europe, United States and Asia. Bruce is an expert in:
Commissioning integrated fire suppression systems, Customised solutions to extend the life of equipment and Valve repairs and modifications. In addition, Bruce is one of only two field personnel qualified in Australia to work on the Rapp Bomek fire doors and hatches. In recent years Bruce has been supporting Australian Navy contractors to service and maintain OEM equipment on some of Australia’s Navy Fleet.
HSSEQ / Aftersales products
Bruce commenced working with the team in early 2014 to support the HSSEQ function and our component sales. His experience in Audits, HSSEQ and Documentation will assist customers with their own standards and corporate requirements. Bruce has been assisting customers with coordinating components and consumables and as a special interest area helping customers with expediting Fire Fighting Foam testing. Free kits for Foam Testing are available, please contact Bruce for these.
Field Service Technician
Tony began his working career in the military as a Heavy diesel fitter serving in the UK and overseas. On arrival in Australia in 2007 Tony began working as a Field Service Technician progressing into the Oil, Gas and Mining industries. During this time Tony has worked offshore installing subsea equipment, onshore with land based wellheads and installed a range of fire suppression systems on mining vehicles. As well as manufacturing fire systems Tony also has had hands on experience of the hydrocarbon processes in which Incos systems are designed to protect. Tony has worked on campaigns and equipment for Chevron, Woodside, BHP, SANTOS, INPEX and QGC.
Maintenance Innovation Consultant
35+ years of experience in Operations and Maintenance within the Maritime and Oil & Gas sectors, Gary brings a wealth of diverse knowledge spanning: planning; execution; commissioning; Regulator and key-stakeholder engagement; process ownership; management system expertise; continuous improvement and innovation. Gary’s recent success in delivering “industry-first” server-less cloud-based application solutions (improving safety, reliability and hands-on-tool-time) to one of Australia’s leading O&G companies is also a personal passion borne from first-hand experience – “when you make it easier for technicians in the field to do their job, then everyone benefits”. Gary’s innovation-focus, coupled with his extensive experience from shop-floor to head-office ensures sustainable value-add across our strategic partnerships.
Charlie has worked with safety and loss prevention engineering for nearly 10 years. As a Design Engineer and Systems Specialist Charlie has the unique experience of working end to end on Fire Protection packages. Charlie has designed customised integrated fire protection systems for small and large projects in Australia and overseas.
Charlie Ploumis has worked on some of Australia biggest and most complex projects including Gorgon and Ichthys. Charlie has also supported Engineering companies and Operators with Brownfields packages where operational factors and budget constraints become more prevalent. Charlie Ploumis designed all the High-pressure Water mist systems on the Ichthys CPF.
Fire and Safety Engineer
Kerry has 5 years’ experience in the defence industry maintaining and supporting the operation of the Collins Class Submarines for the Royal Australian Navy. During this time he built an area of expertise in Water/Hydraulic Systems including buoyancy, bilging and cooling systems. Kerry has also fulfilled roles in Project Engineering and Test & Trials. Kerry completed his Bachelors of Mechanical Engineering specialising in Safety and Offshore Science & Engineering in 2015. Whilst studying Kerry also worked in the oil and gas firefighting industry, gaining experience in high pressure water mist and dry chemical systems. Kerry also completed a Graduate Certificate in Marine engineering in 2020.
A qualified mechanical engineer and accomplished business developer, Harshal has worked with clients to supply fire protection equipment and systems for the special hazards associated with Oil & Gas, Petrochemical, Mining and Marine industries for more than fifteen years. Sales expertise includes gaseous suppression systems, water mist systems (HP, LP & Hybrid), deluge and sprinkler systems, firefighting foam systems, engineering consultancy, service work and maintenance contracts. Harshal has worked on local and international projects including Gorgon, Devil Creek, Ichthys, GWA, Okha , Montara, Stag and Prelude.
Parts and Materials Coordinator
Ryan brings over 13 years of experience supporting energy (offshore, onshore, and pipelines), resources, defence, shipbuilding, and maritime sectors. Since focusing on operational support roles, Ryan has made contributions to several core business areas: on-boarding and mobilization; project tendering; inventory management; purchasing and procurement; logistics planning; asset & maintenance management; project document control; plus quoting and processing sales orders for internal/external clients. Ryan consistently and efficiently provides high-level, customer-orientated, service for a broad range of internal & external stakeholders at all levels.
HSSEQ and Document Controller
Jaimee is HSSEQ and Document Controller with over 15 years’ background to Document Control, HSSEQ Support, Project Support and Office Administration across the resources industry ranging from Mining, Oil & Gas, to Marine. Seeing an eye for detail she dedicated herself to Quality Assurance for the past 10 years with vas knowledge across ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001 (prev OHAS 18001) & the ISM Code. Jamie continually ensures compliance requirements and standards are met across Business Management Systems and the Document Control within the Quality Management System.
Azalea has over 9 years of experience in the mining industry and 2 years in the energy sector. With a background as an administrator for over 15 years, she excels in project management, scheduling, workforce planning, and contract administration. Known for her strong work ethic and commitment to delivering results, Azalea effectively manages teams, optimizes workflows, and maintains clear communication to ensure successful project completion. Azalea holds a degree in Marketing and the Media.
Service and Quality Technician
Francesco is a motivated professional mechanical and hydraulic fitter with 10 years of experience in Italian and Australian companies in the production of mechanical equipment. He started his career as a heavy diesel mechanic and subsequently developed his experience by working as a technician in the testing and assembly of subsea valves and actuators for the Energy and Mining sectors. Francesco is a passionate technician, devoted to quality delivery and continuous development.
Mechanical Piping Engineer
Marchie is a highly experienced mechanical piping engineer with over 11 years of expertise in the oil and gas, petrochemical, refinery, and mining industries. With a strong command of piping engineering standards and codes, including ASME B31.3, B31.1, B31.4, B31.8, ISO 14692 part 3, NHK, API, NEMA, and WRC 107/297, he ensures adherence to industry regulations and best practices. Proficient in performing piping flexibility and stress analysis using Caesar II, AutoPIPE, Flap II, and FE Tools (NozzlePRO, FE-Bend, and FE-SIF), Marchie demonstrates advanced knowledge in optimizing design integrity. Additionally, his expertise extends to preparing comprehensive piping design scopes, including Bill of Materials/Material Take-off, tie-in scheduling, and Isometric drawings, as well as providing valuable inputs on Piping and Instrumentation Diagram (P&ID). Marchie is adept at utilizing engineering software such as Microstation, AutoCAD, Smart Plant Review (SPR), Navisworks, PDS (Plant Design System for Piping), and STAAD. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering.
Dabbah has been working within the Oil & Gas industry since 2014. Since commencement of his professional career, he has held roles within the environment, HSE, operations, production, maintenance, project, and safety divisions of the Oil & Gas industry. Since joining the team at Incos Engineering, Dabbah is one of the key engineers on Woodside’s Fire Fighting Equipment package for the Scarborough Floating Production Unit. Additionally, he currently consults with Oil & Gas operators with regards to Fire Fighting foam analyses and the transition from aqueous fluorine free foam. Dabbah’s project experience includes Chevron’s Wheatstone LNG Facility, INPEX Ichthys and numerous Woodside Energy Limited assets. Dabbah degree qualifications include a Master of Professional Engineering (specialisation: Chemical Engineering) awarded by the University of Western Australia.
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