SURF / Construction Support Vessel
GC Rieber Shipping's core activities involves development, design, construction and maritime operation of specialised vessel within the offshore shipping business. The business is organised into three segments: Subsea, Marine Seismic and Ice / Support.
GC Rieber Shipping has been involved in offshore exploration and development with dynamically positioned subsea vessels since the 1980s. Our vessels can provide a wide range of services such as offshore construction, Inspection Maintenance and Repair (IMR), walk-to-work (W2W), ROV survey, ploughing, cable laying and pipe laying (SURF) operations. Our vessels are specially designed for operation under severe weather conditions.
GC Rieber Shipping operates four high capacity seismic vessels on behalf of Shearwater GeoServices. The fleet is among the newest and most modern in the industry today. Shearwater Geoservices is owned by Rasmussengruppen (65%), GC Rieber Shipping (20%) and Schlumberger (15%).
Ownership and operation of seismic vessels has been part of GC Rieber Shipping’s activities since the late 1960s. Through decades, the company has acquired a unique competence in offshore Exploration activities under harsh environments, as well as design, development and maritime operation of seismic vessels including the Arctic and Antarctic areas.
GC Rieber Shipping offers independent and competitive services for scientific expeditions and logistics operations, as well as services to the oil and gas sector in the demanding Polar regions.
We are one of very few companies that has specialised in the Arctic and Antarctic shipping business. We have a long history in the market, and has held contracts with organisations representing all the major nations active in these demanding regions.