Subsea support vessel MV Deep Helder launched at Foxhol Yard, Groningen

Vessel will be equipped with Survey and ROV systems, an offshore crane and 3 moonpools. Vessel is ready  for operations by July this year. A total of  50 personnel can be accommodated on the vessel. “Deep Helder” will be a cost effective vessel that we plan to operate on Survey (Geophysics, Inspection & Geotechnical) , […]

DeepOcean acquires a 50% interest in ADUS

ADUS, originally a spin out from the University of St Andrews and Dundee University, has rapidly acquired a global reputation in the marine salvage market for its stunning subsea 3D visualisations. The company is known for such high profile work as the survey of the wreck of the oil rig Deepwater Horizon in the Gulf […]

DeepOcean Awarded Major Trenching Contract

DeepOcean’s scope of work includes pre-lay survey, pre-lay grapnel run, post-trench survey and trenching of over 560km of HVDC cable in water depths up to 165m. DeepOcean will utilize its PCP2 power cable plough to trench approximately 425km of cable, which will be deployed from the Go Pegasus vessel, chartered by DeepOcean. Jet Trenching of […]

DeepOcean Charters New Build Cable Lay Vessel

The DOC 8500 will extend DeepOcean’s capabilities in the larger cable laying end of the market, representing a new focus on Interconnector projects, in addition to oil & gas sector and renewables work. The specially-equipped vessel will be delivered from the Damen Galati yard in Romania. Owned and operated by Maersk Supply Service, the vessel […]

DeepOcean To Enter The Offshore Geotechnical Market

“The Offshore Geotechnical Services market is undersupplied and DeepOcean through its strategic alliance with Geoquip and its relationships with key customers worldwide, is well positioned to become a preferred geotechnical service provider and a viable alternative to the current segment leader in the Greater North Sea”, says DeepOcean CEO Bart Heijermans. “We have several vessels […]

DeepOcean to Inspect the Nord Stream pipelines

“Winning the Nord Stream pipeline inspection contract in the Baltic Sea has been a key target for us” says Commercial Director Rolf Ivar Sørdal. “DeepOcean has a very strong track record in the inspection of subsea pipeline systems running from Norway to UK and mainland Europe as well as similar systems crossing the Mediterranean and […]

DeepOcean Awarded BP Key Supplier Safety Award 2013

“DeepOcean are one of three SCIRM contractors, providing structural and pipeline inspection services together with ad-hoc SCIRM services, in the UK and Norway. DeepOcean should be recognised for a significant improvement in their safety performance.  Through the implementation of a Safety Improvement Plan during 2012, improvements have been achieved in the areas of Lifting Safety, […]

DeepOcean UK Appoints Operations Director

Simon joins DeepOcean from GSP Offshore, where he was also Director of Operations. With over 20 years’ experience in the Oil & Gas sector, Simon brings a wealth of operational, projects and management experience and is a Chartered Manager and Fellow of the CMI Prior to GSP Offshore, Simon held executive and senior positions with […]

DeepOcean amends Credit Facility Agreement

The main terms of the amendment are (i) extension of original maturity date with two years to February 2018, (ii) postponement of commencement of term loan amortization until February 2016 and (iii) an increase of €15 million in the ancillary facility for guarantees to €30 million. DeepOcean’s cost of borrowing under the Facility remains unchanged. […]

DeepOcean hires John Baxter as Director SURF

“We are excited that John has decided to join DeepOcean to lead our SURF team in Haugesund and Aberdeen. He has the experience and business contacts and we are confident that John will immediately contribute when he joins the DeepOcean team on 1 November 2013”, says Mads Bardsen, President of DeepOcean AS. John Baxter has […]