Independent subsea engineering & construction solutions

Offshore Independents is an independent, privately owned company offering a wide array of project services to the Offshore Oil and Gas industry. Our services cover complex engineering analyses, procurement & tendering support and project management & consultancy. We have a loyal and valued customer base consisting of operators, contractors, engineering companies, asset owners, law firms, government and lenders.

Our Services


Offshore Independents is renowned for its offshore construction experience which is being applied throughout the feasibility, definition and execution phases of projects. Services include; Concept Selection and Design, feasibility studies and Installation/Construction Studies.


Our Consultancy services are aimed at optimal alignment of the project events, mitigating (interface) risks and managing capital expenditure. We deliver functional advice and documentation that cover all technical, commercial and administrative requirements as the basis for an efficient project execution.

Operational Support

Our Operational Support covers any type of assignment within our fields of expertise. We assist in developing practical, comprehensive procedures, work methods and schedules, but also to provide subcontractor liaison and procurement support, QHSE, QA/QC, technical witnessing and warranty survey expertise

Our expertise

Pipelines and cables

Pipeline design, route optimization, lay method selection, free span analyses, pull in procedures


Design management, structural engineering, installation engineering, fabrication, construction and installation management of fixed and floating and subsea structures.


Installation procedures,  stress analyses & design for all types of riser systems and umbilicals

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What our clients say


“Robert showed very good self initiative to understand the problem of subsea pipeline which is not his subject area. He was collaborative and prompt in  responding to our suggestions.  He developed very helpful FEA model to assist the execution of the job and presented results in easy to understand format.  Robert showed excellent engineering aptitude and leadership capability . We  loved his collaborative attitude.

Offshore he was instrumental in driving change when needed at crucial moments.”

Pieter Swart Principal Technical Expert Subsea Pipelines - Shell

“Van Oord Offshore has contracted Offshore Independents to provide a comprehensive range of services. Offshore Independents’ sheer hard work and professionalism has delivered top quality results. I would like to thank Offshore Independents for their work which has proven to be very valuable to Van Oord Offshore!”


Joep Athmer Director – Van Oord Offshore BV

“Seaway Heavy Lifting requested Offshore Independents to assist us on one of our recent projects on the engineering required for the cable installation and offshore spool piece fabrication scope, both of which are not considered to be SHL’s core business. Offshore Independents showed flexibility and good cooperation to assist Seaway on a timely delivery of engineering documentation. The “getting the job done” mentality of Offshore Independents matches SHL’s approach and resulted in successful project for SHL and her Customer.”

Hans van Maris Project Director – Seaway Heavy Lifting

“For a fast-track tender process, DISA International and her consortium partners recently engaged Offshore Independents for engineering support. The know-how, professionalism and enthusiasm of Offshore Independents have most definitely contributed to the timely submission of a comprehensive tender package. It has been an absolute pleasure to cooperate with Offshore Independents and we look forward to a next occasion to make use of their excellent services.”

Hans Reinigert Managing Director - DISA International

“Noordhoek has been awarded an extensive IRM package in the North Sea involving their two new build vessels , the Noordhoek Constructor and the Noordhoek Pathfinder. Noordhoek was faced with a number of challenges, primarily the extremely short preparation time, and have contracted Offshore Independents to provide technical and project management support. Offshore Independents has shown to be highly competent, adaptable, engaged and focused to get the job done. Thanks for the excellent cooperation with the Noordhoek team and management!”

Cees Noordhoek Director - Noordhoek Offshore B.V.
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Contact us

Noordsingel 117, 3035 EM Rotterdam, The Netherlands
+31 (0)10 737 09 38