The finalists have been announced for the most prestigious awards ceremony in the calendar for the UK’s subsea industry.
Hopefuls will be going for gold at the Subsea UK Awards on February 12, with Olympic medallist Kriss Akabusi being guest speaker on the night.
The black tie event will take place at P&J Live during Subsea Expo with a theme of “New Perspectives” to assess key industry topics, including how the sector is evolving with the energy transition.
Subsea Company of the Year:
Best Small Company:
Archer Knight (Holdings) Limited
KW Designed Solutions Limited
Innovation and Technology Award:
PanGeo Subsea Scotland
Innovation for Safety Award:
Helix Robotics Solutions Limited
Emerging Young Talent:
Sam Fraser – Neptune Subsea Engineering
Etteke Roebroeks – Fugro GB (North) Ltd
Nicolas Lefebvre – Aquatec Group
An individual who has made a “lasting impact on the subsea sector throughout their career” will also be recognised on the night with the outstanding contribution award.
Neil Gordon, chief executive of Subsea UK, said: “Our annual awards dinner is an opportunity for the sector to look at how far we’ve come as an industry and reward those who are working hard to embrace opportunities, innovate and adapt.
“With the UK’s reputation as the world-leader in subsea, there is an overwhelming amount of talent and expertise across the sector.
“This year’s judges had a real challenge trying to narrow down the shortlist of finalists as they all 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.”