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Oceaneering International has made a new appointment to its senior team. The company has named Steve Barrett as senior vice president with global responsibility for its Subsea Products segment. Rod Larson, president and chief operating officer, said: “Steve's leadership and successful track record in subsea products will add depth and capabilities to our management team.