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RusselSmith Acquires VideoRay Mission Specialist Series ROV

RusselSmith Nigeria has announced the acquisition of a VideoRay Mission Specialist Series (MSS) Defender ROV as part of efforts to strengthen its Subsea services division.

The highly regarded MSS Defender ROV utilizes interchangeable, modular components that reside on a single, intelligent network. This modular configuration provides an extremely flexible and customizable platform that can be easily adapted to target specific missions such as underwater inspections in lieu of dry-docking (UWILD), dive support, pipeline inspections and cleaning operations, among others.

The recent ROV acquisition is consistent with RusselSmith’s commitment towards becoming the leading provider of subsea inspection, maintenance and repair services in Nigeria.

According to Sooravan Tharmalingam, VP Operations of RusselSmith, “We are strategically investing in our Subsea Business Division in order to create more value for our customers and the industry. Right now, we are capable of providing a broad range of subsea IMR services in the oil and gas industry, and we intend to continue building capacity in subsea technologies.

As an indigenous firm, we will continue to maintain our world-class service delivery standards by ensuring that our operations match global quality and safety standards, even as we create more innovative solutions for our customers and build local talent.”

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