Gardline and OceanPact announce joint venture agreement to expand presence in Brazil
The new company is to be called Gardline Marine Sciences do Brasil S.A, and is a 50/50 joint venture between Gardline Marine Sciences (South America) Ltd and OceanPact Serviços Marítimos Ltda. This strategic alliance will see the two companies sharing their marine expertise and resources in order to pursue marine survey projects in Brazilian waters.
Gardline Marine Sciences do Brasil S.A will focus on fully integrated survey packages including geophysical, hydrographic, environmental, oceanographic and geotechnical surveys. The company will provide a wide range of integrated marine science services including: 2D seismic exploration, 2D/3D high resolution data acquisition and interpretation, shallow gas hazard analysis, seabed mapping, shallow to deep water soil investigation, near shore and coastal surveys, water flow measurement and water quality.
John Wenlock, Director of Gardline Marine Sciences (South America) Ltd said “As a leading service provider in the Brazilian energy sector, OceanPact is the ideal partner to help spearhead our expansion into the burgeoning Brazilian market”.
Wenlock added “We are very excited about the growth opportunity for Gardline in Brazil, and we are confident that this joint venture with OceanPact will bring important synergy and expand our service offering in the Brazilian market”.
Flavio Andrade, CEO of OceanPact and of Gardline Marine Sciences do Brasil, also shared his vision: “OceanPact invests heavily in continuous innovation and improvement. This new joint venture is an important part of the growth strategy of OceanPact Group.”