Marine Services Division (MSD)

Oceaneering Marine Services Division (MSD), located in Chesapeake, Virginia, is a full-service ship repair company with over 25 years experience supporting U.S. Government military vessels, including submarines, surface ships/crafts, and deep submergence systems. As a certified Submarine Safety (SUBSAFE) activity, this division specializes in design, repair, maintenance, modification, and installation of Hull, Mechanical, Electrical, and Electronic (HME&E) systems.


  • Full-service submarine and surface ship repair company located on 13 acres with deep water access
  • Global company utilizing a “Tiger Team” approach to meet time sensitive and critical schedules
  • Complex maintenance availabilities on U.S. Navy Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC)
  • Dry Deck Shelter, Technical Services, Engineering and Maintenance Activity
  • Skilled touch labor, including SUBSAFE qualified craftsmen, in support of the public shipyards
  • Full service Manufacturing, Fabrication, and Laser Alignment/Measuring services


  • NAVSEA Note 5000 SUBSAFE activity providing repair and alteration services
  • An authorized NAVSEA Alteration Installation Team (NAVSEA 9090-310 Compliant)
  • A NAVSEA authorized company for the repair and overhaul of Submarine Retractable Bow Planes (RBPs)
  • NAVSEA certified to conduct Submarine Hull Integrity Inspections (URO-3)
  • ABR holder (#N00024-98-H-87380 with SUPSHIP Portsmouth)
  • Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) company providing Shipboard Level III services (UT,MT,VT,ET, AWS/CWI, and PT)
  • NAVSEA Certified Deep Submergence Systems Scope of Certification (SOC) activity