Subsea UK's Vision

The UK's subsea sector continues to lead the way around the globe in terms of market size, experience and technology development. Collaboration is key to sustaining our leading global position.

Subsea UK is the industry body and focal point for the entire British subsea industry and aims to increase business opportunities at home and abroad for the sector. We act for the whole supply chain bringing together operators, contractors, suppliers and people in the industry. Subsea UK was established by the industry and acts on behalf of the industry.

We champion Britainís subsea sector, which leads the way globally in terms of market size, experience and technology development. Subsea UK now has around 300 member companies and continues to grow.

Subsea UK was set up to provide, as a minimum, a national forum for collaboration, diversification, commercialisation of technology and coordinated marketing in the UK and abroad.

Key priorities for Subsea UK are:
  • Ensuring that the UK maintains its world leading position in subsea
  • Creating a Centre of Subsea Excellence in the UK.
  • Facilitating programmes that address the key skills shortages in the industry.
  • Bringing industry, academia and government together to accelerate the development of the next generation of subsea technologies.
  • Helping member companies diversify into other sectors and other geographical markets.

Whether you are a company looking to join and reap the benefits or an individual looking to develop your career in the subsea industry, explore our website or contact us to find out how Subsea UK can help you, your business and your industry.

Benefits of Membership

Full membership with Subsea UK grants your company access to a huge range of benefits designed to encourage and support your involvement in the subsea sector. These include but are not limited to:

Business development support. We help you forge and maintain your business relationships, particularly for small-to-medium sized companies, introducing you to potential clients, sharing business market knowledge and providing access to business opportunities. Our Global Business service is designed to help companies export their skills, technology and expertise to key oil and gas provinces around the world.

Individual development support. With initiatives such as our RGU modules (Introduction to Subsea Engineering), we are committed to the support and development of subsea talent of the future and can offer you the support structure to invest in your people.

Unique networking opportunities. We are working every day towards bringing companies together, providing the platforms for you to do business. As a member, it's easier and cheaper for you to access these networking opportunities, including events and exhibitions such as Subsea Expo.

Promotion. Membership gives you free access to post your press releases to the front page and news feed of our website, as well as the option to submit articles to the well-known industry magazine, Subsea UK News, which you'll see in circulation at every major subsea event. Advertising with Subsea UK also becomes much more cost effective, with automatic member discounts applied and exclusive opportunities.

Access to Members' Centre. On joining Subsea UK you'll be provided with login details to access not-publicly-available resources such as SubseaIntel, our subsea market intelligence database. The Members' Centre also includes access to the Safety Leadership forum, Subsea Target for Companies for building your workforce, a library of presentations delivered at our many events and the facility to edit your company profile in our Subsea Directory.

Keeping you informed. Through our Subsea UK News magazine, our e-newsletter and our website, we act as a hub for promoting all subsea activity. We are also involved in social media sites - LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube - to maximise the flow of information from us and our members to the subsea, oil & gas and renewables industries, as well as the media.

By joining up with Subsea UK you are also helping to support the sector. Any profit we make goes straight back into services designed to benefit you.

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