DeepOcean expands presence in West Africa

July 31, 2017
DeepOcean has acquired Searov Offshore SAS.

Offshore staff

AMSTERDAM, the NetherlandsDeepOcean has acquired Searov Offshore SAS.

Searov, established in 2008, is ROV service provider with a strong focus onWest Africa. The company owns and operates 10 ROVs from its operating bases in Pointe Noire, Congo and Port Gentil, Gabon.

Henk van den IJssel, DeepOcean’s managing director for the Africa region, said: “This acquisition will allow DeepOcean to expand its West Africa operations from its current operations in Ghana into other countries in West Africa such as Congo, Gabon, and Ivory Coast.

“Africa is a key region for DeepOcean and building a platform for the provision of life-of-field subsea services to our customers is one of our main strategic objectives.”