Divinycell PVC foam core used by Oceaneering, the world’s largest ROV manufacturer

Oceaneering - the world’s largest rov manufacturer

Oceaneering is a global provider of engineered services and products primarily to the offshore oil and gas industry, with a focus on deep water applications. Through the use of its applied technology expertise, Oceaneering also serves the oceanographic research, defense and aerospace industries.


The company’s products and services include remotely operated vehicles, mobile offshore production systems, built-to-order specialty subsea hardware, engineering and project management, subsea intervention and installation services, non-destructive testing and inspections, and manned diving.

Oceaneering is the world’s largest Work Class ROV (Remotely Operated Vehicle) operator and the leading provider of ROVs to the oil and gas industry. The company has over 250 Work Class ROV systems and more than 2,000 ROV offshore personnel worldwide.

Oceaneering skilled ROV workforce is critical to maintaining its preeminent position in the industry. To this end the company has operated its own ROV Training Program since 1995.

Divinycell HCP, a PVC foam core, and Syntactic Foams are used in Oceaneering’s equipment requiring buoyancy. 

Divinycell HCP can be used from sea level to 700 meters (2,300 ft.) and offers very low buoyancy loss and water absorption under long-term loading conditions. Syntactic Foams are used in ROV:s with depth ratings up 10,000 meters (32,800 ft.). This means they can be operationally deployed in the deepest parts of any of the world’s oceans.



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