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 […]

DeepOcean Charters New Build SURF Installation Vessel

“The expansion into the SURF segment as a lead contractor is something we do with great confidence. DeepOcean has a proven track-record of delivering subsea installation projects including the installation of structures, cables, umbilicals and flexible risers. The addition of the SURF vessel provides us with the opportunity to serve our customers as a lead […]

DeepOcean awarded new IMR contract with Petrobras

The contract includes subsea inspection, maintenance and repair (IMR) work on PETROBRAS’s subsea installations in Brazilian waters. DeepOcean will use the MV CBO Isabella, a multipurpose offshore subsea support vessel, for the contract. MV CBO Isabella will be equipped with 1 WROV and 1  OBSROV as well as various subsea tooling. The work will be […]