DeepOcean acquires Searov OffshoreCompany News // July 31, 2017
DeepOcean has acquired French company Searov Offshore and has expanded its presence in West Africa.
Searov, established in 2008, is an ROV service provider with a strong focus on West Africa. The company owns and operates 10 ROVs from its operating bases in Pointe Noire, Congo and Port Gentil, Gabon. It has a track record of delivering inspection, maintenance and repair and construction support services to a variety of international oil companies in West Africa.
“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. We are excited that Searov’s President Maxime Cerramon has decided to join DeepOcean. Maxime will play a key role in DeepOcean’s Africa activities”, said Henk van den IJssel, DeepOcean’s Managing Director for the Africa region.