Forum Energy Technologies (FET) has appointed UnderOcean Servicos Maritimos (UnderOcean) to represent its Subsea operations in Brazil.
The partnership will see UnderOcean provide business development and engineering support on behalf of FET’s Subsea Technologies product line in Brazil. Headquartered in Macaé, Rio de Janeiro, UnderOcean will deliver service, repair, calibration, upgrades, and modifications for FET’s remotely operated vehicles (ROVs), associated tooling and Dynacon Launch & Recovery Systems.
With more than 20 years’ experience in the offshore industry, UnderOcean provides skilled personnel to the global offshore & subsea construction industry, including in the oil and gas, windfarm and academic sectors. It also supplies simulator training, scenario development and has a key focus on delivering highly competent, skilled technicians who operate with the highest levels of safety and respect for the environment.
Kevin Taylor, vice president - operations, Subsea Technologies said: “As part of the ambitious strategy to increase our presence in Brazil, it was important that we appoint an in-country agent to support the strong demand for our products.
“FET is well known in the marketplace for its quality of service, and it is vital that we work with partners that can consistently meet this high standard. In UnderOcean, we have a reputable organization with a renowned team that can complement our existing framework across the academic, survey and energy markets.
“This agreement will ensure that our clients in Brazil receive the same streamlined and reliable support they are accustomed to from our teams around the globe.”
Andre Valente, UnderOcean managing director said: “We are extremely excited by this partnership and certain that our customers in Brazil will appreciate the respect and the quality of the service that will be delivered.”