Jeffrey (Jeff) Weber was the managing director of MMA Offshore, previously known as Mermaid Marine Australia. Mr Weber began his career as a marine engineer with BHP Transport. During his 19 years with BHP, he helped develop new business for BHP Transport in Australia and Southeast Asia. He also managed a major initiative with BHP’s steel division, reviewing its logistics arrangements and developing processes to improve services and reduce costs. In 1998, Mr Weber joined Riverside Marine in Queensland and helped expand its operations Australia-wide. This included forming a joint venture company with Wijsmuller International Towage BV, RiverWijs and negotiating with Woodside Petroleum to take over that company’s harbour towage operation in Dampier. Mr Weber is currently a non-executive director of Maritime Super, a superannuation fund dedicated to employees in the maritime industry.