Subsea services provider gains new global partnership


ROVOP, a global supplier of ROV services and the Aberdeen based Boskalis subsidiary Subsea Services, a leading subsea provider of IRM, Construction and Decommissioning services, today announced a global partnership. 

The partnership provides five diving support vessels (DSV) and one construction support vessel (CSV) of the Boskalis fleet, with dedicated ROV services to maximise service delivery, efficiency, flexibility and capability.  

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The partnership will see the placement of 7 ROVOP ROV systems across these DSVs and CSV for a minimum 3-year period on an international basis. ROVOP will also mobilise additional ROV systems on an ad hoc basis as required.   

ROVOP’s diverse fleet of vehicles allows for varying configurations onboard the Boskalis Subsea Services fleet depending on the end client requirements. This partnership is an extension of an existing relationship, which sees significant cooperation between both companies both on and offshore. 

Driven by increased demand and limited supply in the subsea market, this agreement enhances supply chain reliability. Being enabled with the right ROV operated by the right skilled offshore personnel is key in delivering efficiency and consistency across projects.  

Crucially, the placement of ROVs across the six Boskalis assets drives increased safety performance as the ROVs act as an additional visual support for diving operations. Furthermore, it enables the ability to carry out diverless tasks, such as cutting and recovery. 

Stuart Cameron, Boskalis Subsea Services Managing Director, said: ‘’I am delighted to share the news that we have furthered our long-term relationship aimed at delivering exceptional diving and ROV services. This collaboration not only strengthens our capabilities but aligns perfectly with the addition of the CSV Northern Ocean to our fleet, further solidifying our commitment to the North Sea and evolving needs of our clients.’’ 

Neil Potter, ROVOP Chief Executive Officer, said: “It is my pleasure to announce that ROVOP’s operational performance in recent years has been recognised through this partnership. Boskalis Subsea Services are known for their strength in vessel and diving based service delivery and we believe our ROV service, delivered by our world class personnel, will be complementary and combine to offer a market leading solution to the global offshore energy industry”. 

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