February 1, 2018 — Houston, Texas — Oceaneering International, Inc. (“Oceaneering”) announced today that one of its wholly owned subsidiaries, Oceaneering International Services Limited, was named a winner in the Carbon Trust Offshore Wind Accelerator (“OWA”) competition. The purpose of the competition is to seek new or adaptable techniques that provide innovative and low-risk inspection solutions that address industry challenges.
Oceaneering was selected as a winner for its techniques to address the inspection of welds on monopiles and jacket foundations.The company will receive tailored support from the Carbon Trust and OWA partners, including the potential to test the techniques at operational offshore wind farms.
Steven Cowie, Vice President and UK Country Manager of Oceaneering, said, “This award demonstrates our ability to provide creative solutions to our customers’ problems in the offshore wind market using existing technologies, combined with our diverse product portfolio, engineering expertise, and highly-skilled personnel. We look forward to working with the Carbon Trust’s OWA to develop safer, more economic solutions.”
Michael Stephenson, Project Lead at the Carbon Trust, said, “Oceaneering has shown how innovations being used in other subsea industries can apply to the offshore wind industry and help to reduce costs. The OWA partners will now work closely with Oceaneering to provide advice so that the technology can be taken one step further and provide a viable and effective solution for the global offshore wind market.”
To learn more about The Carbon Trust and the Accelerator program, visit https://www.carbontrust.com/news/2018/01/winners-of-subsea-inspection-competition/.