USA: EMAS to Expand its ROV Fleet with 8 New Schilling Robotics HD Units

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Schilling Robotics, LLC, experts in subsea systems, announced today the order for eight (8) Heavy-Duty™ (HD™) ROV systems from integrated offshore oil and gas solutions provider EMAS, the operating arm of Ezra Holdings Limited.

The HD™ systems will be rated for 4,000m and will be supplied with 850m capacity tether management systems. EMAS will install the HD™ ROV systems onboard their subsea vessels in support of the company’s expanding international offshore construction business.

“We are delighted that EMAS has selected Schilling and the HD™ ROV system, which incorporates innovative technical solutions that provide superior system performance and reliability”, states Tyler Schilling, chief executive officer for Schilling Robotics. “These technical advancements combined with our recent investment in establishing comprehensive support bases in Singapore and Brazil will provide EMAS not only the equipment, but also the level of support that is unmatched within the industry,” says Schilling.

Lionel Lee, group managing director for EMAS stated “EMAS is committed to investing in the growth of the subsea services market, and that commitment includes the supply of vessels and ROV systems that will meet the long term needs of our customers. We take pride in our young and technologically advanced fleet, and demand equipment and support that are best in class. Schilling’s HD™ ROV meets that standard, and this partnership will ensure that our customers have access to the most reliable, high performing systems available in the market.”

About Schilling Robotics, LLC

Schilling Robotics is a leading global, deep-ocean robotics company founded in 1985. Schilling is headquartered in California U.S.A. and has regional offices in Texas, U.S.A., Aberdeen, U.K., and Singapore. In late 2008, FMC Technologies, Inc. acquired a 45% interest in Schilling. FMC Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:FTI) is a leading global provider of technology solutions for the energy industry. FMC Technologies designs, manufactures, and services technologically sophisticated systems and products, such as subsea production and processing systems, surface wellhead systems, high pressure fluid control equipment, measurement solutions, and marine loading systems for the oil and gas industry. Further information about Schilling Robotics can be found at

About EMAS

EMAS – a leading global offshore contractor providing construction, marine, production and well intervention services – is the operating brand for Ezra Holdings Limited . Adept in delivering best-value solutions, EMAS has entrenched itself as a powerful adjunct in the oil and gas (O&G) industry by combining its customized approach with a diverse offering of assets and services designed to fully meet clients’ needs. It operates globally with offices in 16 locations across five continents spanning Africa, the Americas, the Asia-Pacific and Europe.

Having completed the acquisition of Aker Marine Contractors AS in 2011, the Group has added one of the world’s leading SURF (subsea umbilicals, risers & flowlines) and floater installation providers to its fold. Ezra, through EMAS, operates four main business segments that together have the ability to execute a full spectrum of seabed-to-surface engineering, construction, marine and production services throughout the world.


Source:Schilling Robotics , May 3, 2011; :

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