Engineering Services

First Subsea currently employs over 30 design, project and production engineers with a vast knowledge of ball and taper technology and applications, following the design and installation of over 700 Ballgrab® connectors worldwide. In addition to working on current projects, engineers are also available for new product development and time-based engineering projects.

As the leader in ball and taper technology First Subsea work closely with its clients and supply chain to ensure you always have the best solution. 

Safety, reliability and flexibility are at the heart of everything we do. First Subsea’s engineers strive for excellence, ‘pushing the boundaries’ to develop and innovate cost effective products and solutions.

All of First Subsea's engineers, in conjunction with the state-of-the-art workshop facilities, are able to offer bespoke connectors, project analysis and commissioning services including product testing, and a wide range of training and project life management services.

Engineering Expertise Includes: 

  • Subsea Mooring
  • Deepwater Developments
  • Design and Calculations
  • Cable Management
  • Drill Pipe Handling
  • Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
  • Subsea Systems and Structures
  • Pipeline Abandonment & Recovery
  • Project Management
  • Fatigue Analysis (FA)
  • Renewables
  • Material and Forging Research
  • Feasibility Studies
  • New Product Development Design
  • Quick Connect/Disconnect






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