James Fisher Offshore (JFO), part of James Fisher and Sons plc and Aquatic Engineering & Construction Ltd (Aquatic), an Acteon company, have signed a co-operation agreement. This enables JFO and Aquatic, both experts in their fields of offshore equipment and flex-lay solutions, to package an integrated service and equipment offering as a single source supplier for customers that realises significant cost reductions and operational efficiencies. Both companies operate a global network of regional offices, allowing the delivery of a customer-focused, quality service worldwide.

Jack Davidson, managing director of James Fisher Offshore added: “We are already pursuing opportunities on a joint basis. Our aim is to work together to help address the current market conditions and strengthen our service offerings and global reach. We’ve already seen significant interest from customers, with the first collaborative project due for delivery shortly.”

Martin Charles, managing director of Aquatic, added: “The creation of this jointly-structured project delivery team is motivated by our willingness to provide an alternative and responsive collaborative service to both our customer groups worldwide. Together, the single interface offers multi-disciplined experts to ensure the combined service is fully supported and delivered to the highest level of standards.”