Oceanscan Extends Service Offering with New Valeport Sensors

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Posted September 4, 2017

Oceanscan, an established provider of sales and rentals of subsea, survey, NDT, inspection and ROV equipment, has announced the extension of its service offering with a significant investment in a range of new products from leading manufacturer, Valeport.

Oceanscan’s acquisition of a number of Valeport’s specialist instruments will also replace legacy systems and demonstrates Oceanscan’s continuing commitment to offer subsea clients the widest range of the latest technology. As part of the company’s investment, three Oceanscan technicians will receive bespoke training from Valeport to help clients get the best performance from the new equipment

Among the new equipment is Valeport’s SWiFT SVP which features Bluetooth comms, a rechargeable battery, integral GPS and LED status indicators; the SVX2 combined CTD/SVP which provides superior sound velocity data combined with salinity and density; and the miniIPS Intelligent Pressure Sensor which delivers highly accurate and redundant depth information in real time.

Kevin Edwards, Valeport Sales & Marketing Manager, commented: “We have supplied Oceanscan for a number of years and are pleased to support the firm as it continues to grow. We design all our instruments with the users’ needs in mind and are confident that the latest Valeport technology will provide great benefits to Oceanscan customers.”

Adil Ali, Oceanscan Subsea Sales Manager, added: “Valeport’s technology and products are proven, high quality, reliable and ubiquitous, and these recent acquisitions will no doubt add new capability to our product offering. Oceanscan plans to make further investments to enhance our industry position as a leading supplier of supplier of subsea sensorsand technology to the domestic and overseas subsea market.”

Valeport is a leading UK manufacturer of oceanographic, hydrographic and hydrometric instrumentationemploying over 80 people at its Devon HQ. Valeport’s worldwide customer base includes the defence, environmental, oil and gas, renewables, construction, dredging and civil engineering sectors. Oceanscan is an established leader in the sale and rental of industry-recognised ROV, subsea, survey and inspection equipment. Oceanscan offers flexible offshore equipment solutions to its global customer base, supported by experienced and certified personnel.

About Valeport

-Valeport is one of the UK’s leading manufacturer of oceanographic, hydrographic and hydrometric instrumentation.

-Valeport designs and manufactures instrumentation for the oceanographic, hydrographic and hydrometric communities with a worldwide customer base that includes: defence, environmental, oil and gas, renewable energy, construction, dredging and civil engineering sectors.

-Valeport has supplied to the subsea sector since it was established in 1969, now an independent, family owned business, Valeport employs more than 80 people from their base in Devon and works with a global network of agents to ensure a responsive and efficient worldwide service.

About Oceanscan

-Oceanscan is an established leader in the sale and rental of industry-recognised ROV, subsea, survey and inspection equipment. Oceanscan offers flexible offshore equipment solutions to its global customer base, supported by experienced and certified personnel.

-The company has a global reach with offices in Houston (Oceanscan Inc.) and a worldwide network of partners working closely with the UK offices in Aberdeen (Headquarters), Lowestoft (Personnel and GeoForce Geotechnical Services) and Cannock (Sercal NDT) . This solid combination allows Oceanscan to offer 365/24/7 international support to it’s customers.