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Underwater Services

USPMS has built a worldwide network of services specializing in affordable, flexible solutions for all classes of marine, offshore and naval vessels, rigs, platforms, FPSO's/FSO's, marine and mooring units. USPMS delivers underwater and afloat Inspection, Repair and Maintenance (IRM) services.  In addition, USPMS provides marine construction services to ports, terminals and shipyards, as well as the manufacture of hull cleaning equipment and hull aperture blanks, engineering consultancy and project management. USPMS’s innovative products and services reduce the need for down time (dry docking, off-hire, decommissioning) resulting in savings of time and cost for its customers. We support the assets of our clients by operating safely, reliably and profitably. Our clients have access to:

  • A pool of technical experts worldwide, offering through life flexibility and cost optimization of vessels, rigs, floating storage, platforms and equipment inspection, maintenance and repairs

  • A global network of own and third-party operational bases, ensuring USPMS is always available when you need us

  • Substantial experience in effective project management and execution of complex turn-key inspection, maintenance and repair projects

  • USPMS provides global underwater hull cleaning, propeller polishing, maintenance and repair of naval warships and submarines. Tasks include underwater exchange of equipment installations through to more complex afloat removal, replacement and repairs of - Voith Schneider propulsion systems, ICCP equipment, sonar domes, transducers, stabilisers, stern seals, rudders and propellers.

  • We provide procedures for through life maintenance and underwater engineering design solutions, including management and delivery of projects and bespoke support equipment to worldwide submarine and surface fleet defence teams and work closely with leading Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM`s) to meet our client`s requirements.

  • We also specialise in underwater hull cleaning, propeller polishing equipment and hull aperture blanks to the naval sector.

USPMS offers an extensive range of global underwater maintenance and NDT services to the offshore industry.  It specialises in the supply of designed and fabricated hull aperture blanks to new build and in-service FPSO’s, drill ships and offshore installations operating in all of the major global oil and gas exploration and production regions. 


We provide turnkey project management and Client Reps for afloat jack-up rig spudcans and leg repairs, ICCP and equipment replacement, thruster and propulsor system repair and exchange, as well as specialising in permanent underwater hull plate repairs using cofferdam technology.


Coupled with providing turnkey solutions, USPMS also has an NDT division providing engineering solutions and inspection services with our teams of dedicated NDT specialist and trade skilled personnel who are trained to both USPMS and industry recognised standards.


Our services provided to the Oil and Gas industries include, but are not limited to, the following:


Inspection & Non Destructive Testing (NDT)

PRV & Gauges calibration services

Engineering Services

Hoisting & Lifting Gear Inspection

Under Water Inspection in Lieu of Dry Docking (UWILD)

Rope Access safe access systems

USPMS also specialise in R & D projects, partnering with diving companies, Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM's) and working with our clients to deliver innovative technical solutions.


With USPMS offices strategically located throughout the Atlantic, the Caribbean and North Africa our approach has always centred on safety and conducting our businesses with minimal disruption to our clients operations. Our in-house technical teams comprise of experienced and dedicated naval architects, marine engineers and dive superintendents who are all fully conversant and qualified to work within the offshore environment to enable successful delivery of projects.

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