Archive for June, 2011

Unique Maritime Group acquires Seaflex Ltd.

Posted in Air lift bags, inflatable buoyancy units, marine salvage, Underwater air lift bags on June 2, 2011 by Seaflex

Unique Maritime Group

Unique Maritime Group a leading provider of specialized engineering solutions to the subsea and offshore oil and gas industries worldwide announced the acquisition of Seaflex Ltd today (24th April 2011).  Seaflex Ltd.  is a leading provider of marine buoyancy products and water filled test weights. Seaflex’s product range includes, subsea air lift bags, inflatable buoyancy units, WaterLoad test weights, cable and pipeline buoyancy, lifeboat testing ballast bags, yacht fenders and yacht racing buoys.  Seaflex is a BS EN ISO 9001:2008 company, independently certified by Lloyds Register Quality Assurance and its products comply with current IMCA and EC regulations.

Lifting aircraft airframe using air bags

The purchase of Seaflex Ltd., based in Isle of Wight, further strengthens Unique Maritime Group’s strategic goal  to expand its Manufacturing , Sales & Rental operations for specialized products worldwide. “The acquisition is also expected to result in greater efficiencies and significantly increase our market share” said Harry Gandhi CEO of Unique Maritime Group.

Seaflex will continue to operate under the same name & Graham Brading will take over as Managing Director. Mark Board continues to provide valuable support to him as a consultant for next two years.

“The acquisition of Seaflex was a calculated decision and was accomplished through an exclusive negotiation process under the guidance of Pinsent & Masons as legal advisors.” explained  Harry.