BMEA Newly Certificated Technician of the Year – Andrew Fogg of Piper Boats Ltd
24 October 2010
The “BMEA Newly Certificated Technician of the Year” award was made to Andrew Fogg of Piper Boats Ltd. Based in Biddulph, North Staffordshire, Piper Boats Ltd has over 40 years of experience in narrow boat building. Andrew himself has spent 5 years in the marine industry having previously spent 14 years as an auto electrician. Andrew recently completed the BMET (British Marine Electrical Technician) training and received his certification this year, making him eligible to enter the award.
Andrew Fogg said,’ I was very surprised and honoured to win this award. It is nice to be recognised with an award from the industry, especially as we are representing the inland waterway market.
He added,’ I think the BMEA training schemes are excellent and are a good way to get electrical and electronic engineers into the industry.’
Picture shows: Andrew Fogg of Piper Boats Ltd (left) who won the “Newly Certificated Engineer of the Year” award. Received from new BMEA Chairman, Derek Gilbert.
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