News | March 20, 2014

Aquatic Celebrates 40 Years In The North Sea

Aquatic Engineering and Construction Ltd, an Acteon company, would like to invite you to a press event to celebrate its 40-year anniversary of operating in the North Sea. The celebratory event will be held onboard the grand Gulden Leeuw tall ship docked at Aberdeen Harbour on Thursday, 24 April, 2014, from 3 p.m. onwards, and will include the opportunity to set sail on the vessel and enjoy dinner onboard before returning to harbour for a continuation of the evening reception.

A press conference and discussion will outline Aquatic’s place in the evolution of the British oil industry over the past 40 years, and will highlight future growth opportunities for subsea services locally and in new and emerging markets. Following the presentation, senior Aquatic representatives Chris Brooks, group president; David Tibbetts, VP technology; Jenny Bamford, VP commercial; and Martyn Conroy, business development manager, will be available for one-on-one interviews.

EVENT: Aquatic’s ‘40 Years in the North Sea’ event onboard the Gulden Leeuw

DATE: Thursday, 24 April, 2014


  • 3:00 p.m. Media reception with refreshments
  • 3:30 p.m. Welcome and press conference by Aquatic
  • 4:30 p.m. Pre-arranged one-to-one press interviews
  • 5:00 p.m. Arrival of additional guests, and option to disembark
  • 6:30 p.m. The Gulden Leeuw sets sail, networking event begins
  • 7:00 p.m. Buffet served onboard ship
  • 9:30 p.m. The Gulden Leeuw docks at Aberdeen Harbour
  • 9:30 p.m. Networking event continues in port
  • 11.00 p.m. Event close

LOCATION: Aberdeen Harbour, the Gulden Leeuw sailing ship (berth to be advised)

About Aquatic
Aquatic continues to develop a strong global reputation for its ability to lay flexible and semi-rigid product on the seabed. With wide experience of off- and onshore installations, transpooling and recovery and decommissioning, Aquatic develops and leverages innovative technology to extend its capabilities to match clients’ expectations. Its highly experienced and qualified project management team ensures smooth delivery and client peace of mind.

Aquatic is part of Acteon’s wider risers, conductors and flowlines offering and joins the other Acteon companies in linking subsea services across a range of interconnected disciplines. Combining the strengths of a major global organisation with those of independent market specialists, all Acteon companies have complementary skills, experience and technologies that link seabed to surface across a range of interconnected disciplines. For more information, visit

About Acteon
Acteon companies provide mooring, foundation, riser, conductor, flowline and marine electronics products and services supported by strong engineering and project management capabilities. Acteon’s companies are 2H Offshore, Aquatic, CAPE Group, Claxton, Conductor Installation Services (CIS), Core Grouting Services, Fluke Engenharia, InterAct, InterMoor, J2 Engineering Services, LDD, LM Handling, MENCK, Mirage Machines, NCS Survey, Offshore Installation Services (OIS), Probe, Pulse Structural Monitoring, Seatronics, Subsea Riser Products (SRP) and TEAM Energy Resources. For more information, visit

About subsea services
Subsea services are defined as the provision of specialist equipment, services and personnel that can operate from any fit-for-purpose vessel or platform. Acteon’s subsea services offering is unique and addresses operational requirements that support oil and gas asset owners, construction and drilling companies, and vessel owners.

SOURCE: Aquatic