Industry body Subsea UK has on Wednesday announced the finalists for its 2017 business awards.
The awards dinner will take place on February 02, 2017 at the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre, during Subsea Expo.
Among the finalists, Hydro Group, JDR Cable Systems and N-Sea are in the running to win the coveted Subsea Company of the Year award, Subsea UK said.
In the Global Exports award category, JDR Cable Systems, JFD Global and Ocean Installer have been shortlisted; while the Innovation for Safety award will see Canyon Offshore, JDR Cable Systems and The Underwater Centre compete to take home the coveted accolade.
The shortlist for the Innovation and Technology award comprises Interventek, JDR and Proserv while Chay Telfer of Caley Ocean Systems, Faraz Ahmed of GE Oil & Gas and Aiden O’Sullivan from Universal Pegasus are the individuals shortlisted for the Young Emerging Talent award. The Small Company of the Year award will be contested by EC-OG, Flex-Tech and Infinity Oilfield Services, Subsea UK informed.
The individual who has made the most outstanding contribution to the subsea sector will be announced on the night.
Neil Gordon, chief executive of Subsea UK, said: “Despite the continued downturn, these finalists have demonstrated that the UK subsea sector has what it takes to rise to the challenge – identifying ways to improve productivity and deliver much needed efficiencies.
“This ceremony allows us to come together once a year and really celebrate the expertise and pioneering work for which the subsea industry is renowned. The finalists have all demonstrated how they are supporting the industry as it adapts to a new environment which can deliver lasting results in the years to come.”
The ceremony will be hosted by former rugby star, Matt Dawson MBE.
Subsea Expo will run from February 1-3 2017 at the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre, UK.