SubseaPartner AS was established December 2013 by experienced personnel previously employed by Fugro RUE AS in Haugesund. SubseaPartner owns and operates several diving vessels and spreads such as Diving Support Vessel, Light Diving Craft and mobile air basket system. Most of the project execution is performed by the same project personnel that have operated the vessel and spreads for more than 20 years. Our strengthening of staff positions has extensive experience from the international diving industry. Among other projects is repair work on FPSO’s, inspection, maintenance and repair campaigns. It is worth mentioning the very complex change of bearings which involves a subsea lifting operation on a 5000 tons concrete installation to commence the manned underwater operation. We plan and execute our operations in accordance to NORSOK U-100 and IMCA D014 as an accredited Diving Contractor member of IMCA.


Our history goes back to 1993 when RIISE Underwater Engineering (RUE) was established. The company acquired the Diving Support Vessel, Risøy and has performed a variety of diving work along the Norwegian coastline. Oil emptying of ship wreck has been performed several times in close cooperation with the Norwegian Coastal Administration and other Norwegian authorities. The project team with DSV Risøy has performed extremely demanding diving work on the import and export pipeline of gas, the Statpipe. In 2010, RUE became a part of the Fugro group and gained good experience from inshore and offshore activities both in Europe and in Africa. SubseaPartner AS bought part of the company including the diving assets January 2014 and has today the same project team that has operated the vessel since year 2000.

In 2016, The owner decided to prepare the Company to enter the Offshore diving to the main area in the North Sea, both UK sector as for the Norwegian Continental Shelf. To obtain full utilization of the asset, operations in other regions was a demand and South-east Asia has been subject for a Corporate hub in the eastern hemisphere.


Our vision is to be a preferred Subsea Partner for inshore and offshore surface supplied diving work at Norwegian Continental Shelve. SubseaPartner shall use Norwegian Quality when re-entry the international diving segment. Become a global reference company for Manned Underwater Operations. Risk Management controlled in the entire workflow of any EPCI project specifically on Manned Underwater Operations. Digitalization. Enhance the Company’s operational mindset by using smart solutions.

Our future

The SubseaPartner team looks towards a future which provides safe & efficient solutions to the renewable, as well as for the oil & gas industry within manned underwater operations. The niche within diving has been significantly improved because of the competitive market solutions the remotely operated vehicle did from 2000.

  • Today, diving intervention has adapted today's technological solutions to hold state of the art life monitoring solutions of the acting personnel.
  • The risk management involvement in the planning phase of such operations has been implemented processes by preparing and attain for a maximum risk potential in every act of process.
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Haugesund, Norway