Shipbroking group SSY has bolstered its activities in the subsea space by hiring a well-known name from rival Fearnleys.

Martin Hestnes will join SSY in Dubai as manager of offshore, subsea and projects on 1 September, working alongside the group’s head of offshore, Frank Holck.

Hestnes was previously managing partner and board member of Fearnley Offshore Supply, where he worked for nine years.