Project Management, Engineering & Liaison

Project Management

Global Marine brings the experience, ability, tools and knowledge to perform cable work, burial, intervention and protection for subsea cable systems in the oil & gas and telecommunications markets.

With a track record in deep and shallow water Global Marine is a marine engineering partner capable of providing a complete end-to-end solution that supports the whole life of a subsea cable project.

Installing a submarine cable is complex, risky, costly and time consuming. The work requires a range of disciplines and skills to ensure any investment is professionally managed and returns are maximised.

Every project is unique, yet we approach each with tried and tested methods. Our outstanding project management ability ensures our clients return to us time and time again.

Our total solution offers:

  • A wide range of specialist equipment operated by highly trained teams
  • A fleet of fully equipped, purpose-built vessels, ROVs and burial tools
  • A global footprint of support depots to complement our capabilities
  • A multi-skilled workforce with a combined skill set covering all aspects of planning, installation and ongoing maintenance

Project Engineering

Global Marine’s in-house engineering team has vast experience, knowledge and expertise in offshore subsea industries both nationally and internationally.

Our professional and skilled project engineers can provide a variety of services at all project stages. These services include front-end engineering design (FEED); equipment procurement and build; mobilisation of offshore and subsea systems; offshore installation; and final project close out.

The project engineering team have experience designing solutions to meet relevant industry standards including ABS, Lloyd’s Register, DNV, NORSOK and ATEX.

We understand that our engineering capability is extremely important to all our customers and have grown our team as a response to customer demands.

Alternatively, we can perform specific assignments on an ‘as required basis’ including:

  • Solidworks & AutoCAD drawings
  • Engineering studies
  • Grillage and sea-fastening design
  • Heavy lift rigging design
  • Subsea engineering
  • Offshore installation procedures
  • Offshore engineering support

Offshore Liaison

Global Marine holds membership with a number of cable protection committees and is committed to being an integral player in the development of the industry as well as keeping abreast of the latest developments in cable protection.

Offshore Liaison is key to maintaining strong relationships with all stakeholders of the sea.  Promoting close working relationships ensures continued business success for all parties and achieves a collaborative approach.

Global Marine’s Offshore Liaison service actively promotes and facilitates channels of communication between our customers, subsea users, and governmental marine agencies in order to minimise submarine cable related incidents and to promote submarine cable awareness. As a company, we encourage an honest and open dialogue between seabed users and we aim to understand the historical, commercial and legal privileges of all.

Through awareness campaigns and in particular dialogue with fishermen, other marine bodies – and more recently vessel insurers – we promote the safe and effective use of the seabed for all users.

As active members of the United Kingdom, North American and International Cable Protection Committees, we help to shape the legal frameworks relating to subsea use – and specifically how such frameworks might affect submarine cables.

Of the 2811 fibre optic cable system failures that we know of globally, over 62% of all faults can be directly attributed to human activities. The impact of human activities can be broken down as follows 61% are connected to fishing activity, 26% are caused by vessel anchor damage and 13% can attributed to other third party interaction.

The introduction of the Automated Identification Systems (AIS) allows online alerts and identification of ships in proximity to cables giving real time data to cable owners further mitigating risk and minimising system downtime.

This service forms part of Global Marine’s ‘Toolbox’ supporting cable owner’s investment for the lifespan of the system. Other services are provided are: cable awareness programs, chart websites and port visits.

This ultimately makes Offshore Liaison of critical importance to cable owners to minimise the disruption to their system and mitigate the potential risks posed by other organisations that operate in our oceans.

Our Latest News:

Posted: 25/06/2019

Global Marine Group to Safeguard Ørsted’s UK Power Cables Under the Atlantic Cable Maintenance Agreement

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Posted: 08/03/2019

Meet some of our inspirational ladies on International Women’s Day

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Posted: 28/02/2019

Osbit to deliver next generation Subsea Plough to Global Marine Group

Osbit Limited, the offshore technology and engineering company, has secured a...

Posted: 29/01/2019

Rovco and Global Marine Group Enter Invested Partnership

Subsea technology company, Rovco has formed an invested partnership with Global...

Posted: 22/08/2018

Global Marine completes two offshore oil field communications contracts for Tampnet

Global Marine, a market leader in subsea fibre optic cable installation...

Posted: 01/08/2018

Global Marine Group handed RoSPA Order of Distinction (19 consecutive Golds) Award for health and safety practices

Global Marine Group has been issued a prestigious award in recognition...

Posted: 24/07/2018

Nurturing the next generation of engineers

For the last couple of weeks, Megan, an A level student...

Posted: 05/07/2018

Global Marine Group to Ride 350km for corporate charity, the Jubilee Sailing Trust

Next week, a team of amateur and enthusiastic riders from Global...

Posted: 04/07/2018

Celebrating the successes of our people

At the end of June we held our Annual Awards Evening...

Posted: 03/05/2018

CEO Today Magazine Announce Ian Douglas as a European Award Winner 2018

Ian Douglas Wins CEO Today Magazine European Awards CWind, part of...

Posted: 12/04/2018

Contract Awarded for Sub Sea Cable Replacement in Orkney Isles

Global Offshore is pleased to share Scottish & Southern Electricity Networks’ latest press...

Posted: 14/02/2018

Global Marine Group presented prestigious Shipowner of the Year Award by Offshore Support Journal

The Global Marine Group (GMG), a market leader in offshore engineering...

Posted: 20/12/2017

Global Marine Group announces new business unit ‘Global Offshore’ to serve the oil & gas sector

The Global Marine Group (GMG), a market leader in offshore engineering...

Posted: 01/12/2017

Global Marine Group completes acquisition of Fugro’s trenching and cable lay business

Acquisition Further Positions Global Marine Group for Significant Offshore Power Market...

Posted: 07/11/2017

Global Marine Group launches new Safety Management System

Global Marine Group (GMG) has launched a new Safety, Security and...

Posted: 12/10/2017

Global Marine Group to acquire Fugro’s trenching and cable laying business

Acquisition further positions company for significant offshore power market opportunities Chelmsford,...

Posted: 05/09/2017

Global Marine Group Awarded Order of Distinction from Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents

Chelmsford, Tuesday 5 September 2017. The Global Marine Group (GMG), a market...

Posted: 31/08/2017

Global Marine Group Chooses Port of Blyth to Extend UK Footprint

Chelmsford, Thursday 31 August 2017. The Global Marine Group (GMG), a market...