IOS Offshore


IOS Offshore is Norway’s leading distributor of mooring equipment and related services to the oil industry and other offshore industries. In partnership with the world’s leading manufacturers within this sector, we provide complete solutions adapted to individual needs for rental and/or sale.
Mooring, lifting and towing equipment
With major resources within a demanding sector, we offer complete solutions adapted to individual needs. Heavy investment in quality brands from leading manufacturers means we have the capacity to supply modern and flexible equipment for a range of operations within mooring, lifting and towing.
Applications include:

Rig mooring
Pre-lay mooring systems
Special mooring arrangements
Towing and lifting operations
Spooling of wire and fibre rope
Inspection of mooring equipment

Deep water mooring system
IOS has designed a system for deepwater mooring for rigs operating on the Norwegian continental shelf. The eight point mooring system is comprised of a retrieval system, large 15t drag embedment anchors, 1,800m of mooring chain, 1,200m of polyester fibre rope and marker buoys for a quick identification and hook up when the rig arrives. All equipment is pre-installed using a single anchor handling vessel and ready for rig hook-up.
Rental and sales of mooring equipment
Thanks to a combination of rental and sales, our customers can define their specifications. Whether they prefer to rent or buy equipment for short-term or permanent use, we tailor-make flexible solutions based on individual needs.
Mooring and lifting equipment services and maintenance
Our service department performs repair and maintenance of all types of equipment for use within mooring and lifting. Equipment rented out is refurbished and quality-checked before being rented out once more.
Through cooperation with some of the world’s leading manufacturers of mooring equipment and services IOS Offshore can provide:

Mooring analysis and anchor holding analysis
Chain inspection services
Offshore personnel for supervision of rig moves and mooring installations
Logistic support for cost effective mob and demob of mooring equipment

In addition to our head office, warehouse and workshops in Stavanger, we have several supply depots along the coast of Norway and have recently established a new office, warehouse and storage facility on Vestbase in Kristiansund and a chain inspection, storage, and preparation facility on Averøy in Kristiansund.
Our vision
IOS Offshore’s vision is to be an all-round and reliable partner for Norwegian offshore enterprises operating all over the world. By focusing on availability and quality at all levels, we will satisfy our customers’ requirements and expectations for products and services.
Solid financial and technical resources help secure our position as the vendor of the future for traditional and hi-tech mooring solutions and related services to customers of all sizes.

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