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First Subsea is the world’s leading developer of subsea connection technology, including the Ballgrab™ connector. 


Based on mature products designed for safety critical applications for hydro carbon flowline risers and station keeping mooring components used in the offshore oil and gas industry, First Subsea has developed a range of mechanical subsea connectors for applications in

Total Solution Provider for the removal of tubular structures including Conductors, Caissons, Casing, Piles, Pile Pins, Flowlines, Rigid Pipe, Flexible Pipe, Well Heads and Subsea Equipment as well as Umbilicals, Power Cables and Control Lines.  

At First Subsea, we recognise that today’s complex decommissioning projects demand optimum and cost effective solutions. Using our vast knowledge and broad expertise, and collaborating with our customers and third parties, we not only meet this demand, but also turn our customer’s specifications into a reality.

From the basic design concept, to detailed engineering, production, testing, installation, and maintenance services, we successfully integrate products, systems and components in the search for practical solutions at every stage.

We can combine our capabilities in design, systems, mechanical connectors, offshore marine operations, soil mechanics, rental solutions, installation and maintenance to meet the requirements of any offshore decommissioning project.

As a result, our solutions, rental equipment and products are perfectly designed to complete the task and ideally suited to challenging working conditions. Delivered on time, and built to high quality standards, they offer exceptional performance, reliability and longevity; ensuring lower levels of CAPEX and OPEX for our customers.

First Subsea's connector technology is used for shallow, deepwater and offshore heavy lift applications. Ballgrab® connectors have a proven history with over 1000 systems deployed into a multitude of markets.

First Subsea is accredited to the oil and gas industry’s hallmark quality standard API Spec Q1 9th Edition as well as ISO 9001, OHSAS 18001 as well as being recognised by ABS, DNV, BV and Lloyds for lifting and mooring products.

First Subsea’s core strengths are design and mechanical engineering, project management, in house testing, offshore installation, offshore decommissioning and research & development.

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