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Irish Sea Contractors is owned by the Kinsella family and is located in Crory, Ferns, Co. Wexford, Ireland. Ferns was once the ancient capital of Gaelic Leinster which was ruled by the Ui Cheinnsealaigh (Kinsella) family dynasty for 6 centuries between 601 & 1115 AD.

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Irish Sea Contractors was founded in 2010 and has recently expanded in Europe by opening new offices in Aberdeen and Las Palmas. We are a young, dynamic & innovative organisation with a wealth of knowledge & experience. We specialise in providing underwater engineering services to following Industries:

Quality, Health & Safety & the Environment are of the highest priority to us & all marine works are completed strictly to following International Standards:

  • ISO 9001:2015 Quality
  • ISC 14001:2015 Environment
  • ISC 18001:2007 Health & Safety

Irish Sea Contractors through our accredited Management Systems are committed to providing our clients with a high quality, cost effective service while maintaining our focus on achieving the highest standards of Health, Safety Environment.

Through continued investment, support and training of our staff along with regular audits of our systems, we can insure our clients HSEQ expectations are met for every project. Irish Sea Contractors are committed to maintaining an incident free workplace 365 days a year while minimising our impact on the environment.

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MAY 2017 - Sea Work 2017 – We’ll be there!

Irish Sea Contractors, together with subsidiary company, Searchwise Aberdeen, will be at the Sea Work 2017 exhibition in Southampton this June. Make sure to visit us on our stand (D15) in the Ocean Pavilion where our team will be on hand to discuss all your under water equipment requirements. ISC divers will be diving & displaying their underwater skills & expertise in various areas over the three days in our outdoor Dive Tank.

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MAY 2017 - ISC expansion to Canary Islands

Irish Sea Contractors have opened a new office in the Canary Islands & have plans to service the Offshore Oil & Gas market in West Africa from this base – watch this space for details of our ambitious plans in this area.

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APRIL 2017 - ISC Expansion to UK

Irish Sea Contractors are pleased to announce the acquisition of the Assets & Goodwill of Searchwise UK in Ellon, Aberdeenshire as the previous owners, Pat & Howard Kelsall have retired from the business since 31st March 2017.

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Searchwise Aberdeen, a wholly owned subsidiary of ISC, commenced trading on 1st April from Ellon retaining all existing customers, suppliers & product agencies whilst also retaining the services of existing employees. The company specialises in manufacture, sales & rental of Subsea & Diving equipment to the Offshore Oil & Gas and Inshore Civils Industry.

This acquisition ticks numerous boxes in the expansion plans of ISC and also eases the pressure in relation to the continued uncertainties of Brexit. We will be launching a new website for the company in the next few weeks and have ambitious growth plans for the company during the expected resurgence in the Oil & Gas market.

MARCH 2017 - ISC Successful Bid with Dong Energy

Irish Sea Contractors have been selected by Dong Energy as one of four International Diving Contractors to participate in their 5 year Inspection Framework Agreement for all their Offshore Windfarms around the UK coastline.