UAE contractor buys subsea imaging specialist

Offshore staff

SHARJAH, UAE -- Unique Maritime Group (SEA) has acquired Oceanvision and Oceanvision Equipment Services.

Oceanvision is a manufacturer and supplier of imaging and intervention products for offshore hazardous areas and harsh environments. 

Unique Group ceo Harry Gandhi said: “Opening an office in Singapore is an important milestone for the business. The team at Oceanvision provides us an immediate presence in the area…

“We will invest significantly and quickly so that we can give our customers access to the full offering across our group divisions and companies. In particular, we will strengthen our engineering base to provide our full on-site engineering services to the region as well providing capex for our diving and survey divisions to enhance their stock in the area.

“We also plan to recruit key personnel in the area, however, the day-to-day running of the business will be continued by the current team at Oceanvision led by founder Ian Johnson.”

Unique Group provides engineering solutions to the offshore sector, surface and subsea, employing over 500 people worldwide through its six multi-site divisions: Survey Equipment; Marine & Subsea; Diving & Life Support; Buoyancy & Ballast; On-Site Engineering; and Specialised Boats.

Its 200-plus dedicated engineering specialists are spread across nine oil and gas regions - USA, UK, Europe, Singapore, India, South Africa, Saudi Arabia, UAE, and Qatar.

7/18/2016

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