Jithu Sukumaran Nair is a Marine Engineer with more than 12 years of experience in the Merchant vessels, Offshore Subsea and DP3 shipbuilding Industry. Prior to joining Ultra Deep, Mr. Jithu was the Project General Manager for Kreuz Subsea, Singapore for their new build DP2 DSCV and he was also part of the SBM DP3 shipbuilding team in Keppel Singapore. 


Mr. Nair has an Honors in Mechanical Engineering, specialized in Marine Engineering, Naval Architecture and Shipbuilding. He is a Graduate Lifetime member of the Institute of Marine Engineer’s India and a researcher in the offshore industry. He also holds various certifications related to offshore and shipbuilding industry. His vast knowledge and various certifications in the offshore and shipbuilding Industry will be an asset to Ultra Deep. Mr. Nair will be responsible for UDS new builds, chartering and marketing of the vessels.

Jean-Yves Massimelli is a medical advisor & QHSE director with more than 30 years of experience in medical and diving industry. He was QHSE director with Kreuz since 2009. He has been practising as an occupational health specialist for various industries since 1990. Hyperbaric and diving medicine specialist, he was a medical advisor during the COMEX deep diving program “Hydra 10 – 701 metres” involving “helium/hydrogen/oxygen” breathing mixtures. He has managed several certification projects referring to International Standards. Dr. Jean-Yves Massimelli is a member of the Diving Medical Advisory Committee.

Medical Advisor & QHSE Director - Dr Jean-Yves Massimelli
M.D. Occupational Medicine & Diving Medicine Specialist.

Vice president - scott hutton

Scott Hutton is an Offshore Construction Superintendent and has 39 years of experience in the industry. He has been working as Offshore Construction Superintendent with Kreuz Subsesa Pte Ltd for over 5 years.

Mr. Hutton is instrumental in developing & pioneering methods for providing cost effective and successful completions of various kinds of subsea construction and installation works, enabling oil companies and producers to get online faster and safely. With his vast experience and knowledge in Hyperbaric Welding, Flex lay, FPSO installation, Hot Tap procedures and day to day offshore construction experience, Scott Hutton will play a vital role in constant development of innovative procedures for Ultra Deep Solutions. His experience in the offshore industry spans both in Upstream and Downstream positions, including companies like Technip, Global Industries and Kreuz.

Mr. Hutton has more than 39 years of industry experience. His experience in the offshore industry spans both in Upstream and Downstream positions, including companies like Technip, Coflexip, Stena, Global Industries and Oceaneering.

Mr. Hutton was one of the pioneers of Kreuz Holdings and developed Kreuz from its infancy in July 2008 into a multi-million dollar company. (Kreuz was established in July 2008 as a provider of integrated offshore subsea services to the oil & gas industry, Kreuz was listed on the Catalyst Board of the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited (“SGX-ST”) in July 2010 and successfully transferred to the Main Board of the SGX-ST in October 2012. In March 2014, Kreuz was acquired by Headland Private Equity Fund for S$445.6m )

Mr. Hutton was the Vice President - Offshore Installation with Kreuz Holdings. In this role, he was responsible for external tenders, offshore project execution, client relations management, vessel construction management. In line with the direction of the company, he was also involved in the company’s strategic planning in the offshore industry. Mr. Hutton played a vital role in major worldwide project completions for Hyundai, Shell, Exxon, British Petroleum, ONGC, Reliance, Total, Petro Canada, PTT, amongst many others. Through these successful projects and collaborations with oil majors, he is widely recognized in the offshore industry for his expertise.

Sheldon Hutton founded Ultra Deep Solutions Ltd in 2014.

chairman/ceo - sheldon hutton