About Us

Our philosophy is to work with Clients to ensure that their objectives are achieved successfully every time…

Offshore Surveys Limited is a survey solutions provider. We supply offshore positioning, geophysical, hydrographic services to the Energy, Telecommunications/ Power, Environmental, Transport and Construction markets. We also provide survey support services including project management, QA/ QC, geotechnical consultancy, data processing and reporting and MMO/ PAM operators.


Navigation display during Hydrographic Survey using Navipac

OSL is led by a team of experienced professionals with a strong background in surveying, engineering, business development, project management and offshore operations.

Our key personnel have over 80 years industry experience managing and executing projects for clients such as BPTT, Centrica, BG, EOG, Repsol, Niko, Technip, Worley Parsons, Heerema, AllSeas, etc.

Our core services are focussed primarily on the coastal and offshore zones in Trinidad and Tobago, the wider Caribbean and South America while our survey support services are supplied internationally.

Our philosophy is to work with Clients to ensure that their objectives are achieved or surpassed safely, successfully and efficiently every time. Our team of management and technical staff are heavily involved in all aspects of our projects from proposals to data acquisition and reporting.

Our Approach

We understand that Clients have different technical requirements and budgets from basic positioning to large scale integrated seismic-geophysical-geotechnical studies for site hazards. We understand the importance of flexibility and the ability to respond promptly when required by demanding project schedules. Our flexible approach is customized to meet the specific requirements of each Client and each project in the most cost effective manner.

We utilise the best and most appropriate survey technologies and practises to meet these needs without sacrificing data integrity and report quality. We invest heavily to ensure that personnel are trained and up to date by manufacturers and experts on the best hardware, software and survey techniques. Further, our procedures are under continual review and improvement as we seek to integrate new industry developments, the international experience of our personnel and our lessons learnt from previous projects.

OSL has developed a network of affiliated companies and suppliers which allow us to execute projects of different types or scales, including integrated geotechnical, ROV, environmental or met-ocean studies. We have available some of the best subject matter experts in these areas, quality equipment in-house or available through dedicated suppliers, and alliances with vessel providers from shallow water craft to DP-2 ocean going vessels

Our Vision

To become the offshore survey provider of choice for Trinidad and Tobago and the wider Caribbean including Guyana, Suriname and French Guiana.

Our Mission

To provide survey solutions to attain Client satisfaction. We will achieve this by providing high quality survey and engineering deliverables to our clients in the most cost efficient and safe way.

Offshore Surveys Limited’s aim is to apply the fundamental concepts of exemplary business, HSE, project, operational and risk management to a fit for purpose, continually improving management system, which will allow the company the flexibility to efficiently service a range of survey and engineering needs across different industries.