Norwegian company profiles

April 1, 2009
Bennex supplies special components, systems and services to the international subsea sector and general ocean research activities.


Bennex supplies special components, systems and services to the international subsea sector and general ocean research activities. Its services include provision of control and distribution systems, seismic systems, and aquaculture camera equipment.

Frank Mohn Flatoy

Frank Mohn Flatoy is the oil and gas division of the Frank Mohn Group. The company’s submerged diesel hydraulic firewater concept is a containerized system which has been in operation for decades. Other products are the electric SE Pump for applications including seawater lift, and the Booster Integrated Water Injection Pump.

IOS Offshore

IOS Offshore is a distributor of mooring equipment and related services to the offshore oil and gas industry. In partnership with leading manufacturers within this sector, the company provides rental or sale solutions adapted to individual needs. Services are tailored for traditional or advanced mooring systems.

Innovation Norway

Innovation Norway helps Norwegian companies to promote and increase their international trading activities. Over 50 companies will be exhibiting at this year’s Norway pavilion at OTC, which Innovation Norway also organizes. A new feature will be the Innovation Park, an area dedicated to cutting edge oil and gas technologies.

Karmsund Maritime OffshoreSupply

Karmsund Offshore Maritime Offshore Supply is the inventor of the KaMOS gasket for leakage tests of flanged connections. These are used by BP, Shell UK and ConocoPhillips in North Sea platforms to shorten down times for repairs. Other users are Esso Angola on the Kizomba field, Unocal in Thailand, and Total in Iran.

Modular Reel

Modular Reel designs and builds reels for installation, transportation and storage for a variety of payloads and products. The M-Reels are available for hire on a short or long-term basis. The reels are modular, and come with cradles and optional dividers – they are transported to the work site in standard ISO containers. They can be equipped with a range of drum diameters, dividers and drum widths to suit the application, and can be rapidly mobilized to any location around the world.

Rapp Hydema

Rapp Hydema has introduced a new ROV winch-handling system – this, in combination with the upgraded Pentagon active heave compensation (AHC) system, allows subsea operations in extreme sea states and in ultra-deep water. The company manufactures hydraulic/electric winches, AHC systems for work-class ROVs, winch-drive conversions, multi-handling A&R winches for heavy-lift operations, and jack-up leg gear drives for semi-submersible drilling rigs.