Aquatic is the market leading independent supplier and operator of carousels, modular drive systems and tensioner solutions for the subsea industry.  We were formed to deliver our brand new methodology to hook up the first North Sea pipeline in 1974 and today we continue to support our customer.

Aquatic is, and has always been, in a unique position to offer customers comprehensive and tailored solutions for all their subsea construction and engineering requirements.  Our continuing success is due to a determination to strive to be the 'best in class' in everything we do. Our aim is to deliver reliable and accurate assistance and a range of specialised services; whether that be by the packaging of an integrated service and equipment offering or by providing bespoke services, such as these outlined below, to selected customers.



Having an in-house design team means that we can react quicker to your enquiry and find a solution as soon as possible. With an average design project turnaround time of two days (depending on the complexity of the enquiry) we regularly demonstrate that we can complete design tasks in a timely manner. 

Our equipment is adaptable and our design team can make major or minor adjustments to ensure our carousel, drive system or tensioner fits in with a vessel layout.  Using the information that you provide, along with a site visit (where necessary) the design team get to work on finding a tailor-made solution.

Our design team has a combination of many (many) years of industry experience and professional qualifications; all hold Structural and Mechanical Engineering degrees, more than half are Chartered Engineers and the remainder are actively working towards Chartership. They’re a responsive and highly qualified dedicated team.

Strength in depth is ... more than 40 years of accumulated engineering knowledge and expertise

Asset management SERVICES


Having the availability of a multi-disciplined in-house engineering and maintenance capability means we can offer an Asset Management Support and Maintenance Programme to selected subsea customers.

Maintenance is a critical element of our offering, and we use the latest software programs to manage and control the requirement of every single piece of equipment made available for hire. We maintain high standards of care for own equipment through the structured implementation of quality procedures, (accredited by Lloyds Register and DNV GL), and the organisation of our highly skilled personnel.

By trusting Aquatic to store, inspect and maintain your equipment, and if necessary, carry out routine repairs, you benefit from the strength and depth of our maintenance teams whose track record is exemplary and standards second to none.
Strength in depth is ... more than 40 years of accumulated asset management expertise.



We provide a comprehensive set of specialist services from our operations bases in the US, UK and Asia
  • For decommissioning projects we can cut up and arrange the waste transfer of spent products
  • For installation projects we have a dedicated test bed to conduct dynamic and static load tests to prove that your product capablities are in line with specification, and provides assurances that our tensioner can comply with the calculated tensioner settings specific to the product.
And besides short-term handling and storage capabilities, we regularly conduct spooling and transpooling operations. 
Strength in depth is ... more than 40 years of experience

To discuss any aspect of our specialised services, contact us: