About the Author
Henryk Peplinski has more than 40 years' experience in electrical and control systems engineering, covering conceptual design, basic and detailed design, and systems commissioning. His experience began in European shipyards designing and constructing various types of vessels, followed by experience working in classification societies with plan approval and surveys of electrical and control systems. For nearly ten years he worked as a superintendent engineer at Prosafe Offshore Ltd, and he has gained experience in the offshore industry on the design and modification of diesel electric semi-submersible units. Henryk has also worked for Seatec UK Ltd as a Superintendent Engineer and Planning Manager in seismic vessel conversion and worked for C&M Marine Services Ltd as a project superintendent engineer. Henryk has served on working groups of the International Electro-technical Commission (IEC) developing new IEC Standards. He is currently an Independent Consultant for electrical and control engineering systems for ships, offshore units, and hybrid electrical vessels. He earned a bachelor of science in electrical and control engineering, automation, and measurements from Gdansk University of Technology, lead auditor for ISO 9001 systems from the British Standard Institution, IMO ISPS code from Northeast Maritime Institution, IMO IMS code from the Polish Register of Shipping, and technician certificate in electrical power engineering.