Specialist Survey & Inspection Services

Subsea survey & inspection

At Shearwater, we specialize in providing comprehensive subsea inspection services to our clients. Our team of highly skilled and experienced professionals is trained and equipped to conduct various types of inspections, including General Visual Inspection (GVI), Close Visual Inspection (CVI), and Non-Destructive Testing (NDT).

Our GVI and CVI services cover a wide range of marine structures, including jetty and quay structures, bridge structures, canal locks and lock gates, mooring inspections, and other structures such as pontoons, slipways, sluice gates, pump houses, navigational aid structures, and berthing catamarans.

For vessel inspections, we are accredited for Lloyds, DNV, and ABS Class In-water hull surveys. We also conduct Restricted Access and Ballast tank inspections. Our diving NDT capabilities include UT plate thickness readings, MPI magnetic particle crack detection, ACFM alternating current field measurement for crack detection and sizing in welds, and Cathodic Protection Surveys.

Subsea survey & inspection

Surface inspection & collaboration

In addition to our diving services, we offer topside NDT services, such as visual inspections by a CSWIP senior weld inspector, MPI crack detection, and ACFM for crack detection and sizing in welds.

We also provide seabed surveys with GPS location of items, ROV surveys, and Spy-ball 360o Rotational HD Video Surveys. Moreover, we collaborate with our clients to offer 3D sonar point cloud surveys, aspect surveys, photogrammetry, and videogrammetry, using Viewport3 technology to produce accurate 3D models.

At Shearwater, we are committed to providing our clients with high-quality, cost-effective, and timely subsea inspection services. Our goal is to ensure the safety and integrity of our clients' assets while minimizing downtime and maximizing productivity.‍

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Quality System Certification ISO9001
Safety System Certification ISO45001
Environmental System Certification ISO14001
Association of Diving Contractors
GUH Member
ADS Member
Institute of marine engineering science and technology
LR Approved
Cyber Essentials Plus
JOSCAR Registered
ABS Service Supplier