Group Milestones

2018

FIRST MAJOR DATA CENTRE ORDER

In 2018 Specialist Services received the first major order for data centres

2018

UPGRADE TO ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015

Specialist Services QHSE Management System upgraded to ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015.

2017

FLEX 33 FOR SPECIALIST SERVICES REDGUARD

Completed first FLEX 33 modules for Specialist Services RedGuard.

2017

SPECIALIST SERVICES REDGUARD

Established Specialist Services RedGuard Joint Venture based in USA.

2016

SPECIALIST ENGINEERING SERVICES

Established Specialist Engineering Services Private Limited based in India.

2016

REDGUARD SPECIALIST SERVICES

Established RedGuard Specialist Services Joint Venture Company based in UAE.

2016

FIRST MAJOR BLAST RESISTANT PROJECT

Awarded first major blast resistant project for a Control Building in Kuwait.

2016

AWARDED LARGEST TLQ PROJECT


Zakher Marine International awarded rental contract for 77-module, 150 man TLQ complex to accommodate ZADCO personnel offshore Abu Dhabi—one of the largest TLQ projects in the world.

2016

COMPLETED MAJOR EPC CONTRACT FOR ZADCO

Completed major EPC contract for technical modular buildings supply for the ZADCO Island Surface Facilities (EPC 2) for UZ750, awarded in 2014.

2015

FLEX 33 LAUNCH

Launch of FLEX 33 Accommodation Modules, compliant with the stringent ABS code.

 

2014

TA CERTIFICATE FROM ABS

Received Type Approval (TA) Certificate from ABS for 20ft A60 4 Men Portable Accommodation Modules.

2014

G4 GLOBAL LAUNCH

Launch of G4 Global, the world’s first globally compliant office modules, having four major certifications in one package.

 

2013

FIRST FEED STUDY

First FEED study for additional living quarters executed for Transfield Worley.

2012

CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE

Specialist Services Procurement, QHSE Department, Buildings and Modular Hire divisions moved to the new facility in Jebel Ali, which acts as the group’s Centre of Excellence.

 

2011

EARLY PRODUCTION FACILITIES

Started engineering and manufacturing of Early Production Facilities.

2011

O.I.L ENGINEERING AND LABTECH ACQUISITIONS

Specialist Services acquired O.I.L. Engineering Middle East in Abu Dhabi and Labtech Services Limited in Aberdeen.

 

2011

ACHIEVED ISO 14001 AND OHSAS 18001

Specialist Services achieved ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 certifications.

2010

EXPANSION TO ASIA AND AUSTRALIA

Specialist Services Holdings Pte Ltd was established in Singapore covering South East Asia and Australia markets.

 

2009

HSBC AQUIRED MAJORITY SHARES

HSBC Private Equity became a major shareholder of Specialist Services Holdings Ltd, BVI. New group board members were appointed and Philip Bond remained as the Chairman.

2007

FIRST MAJOR EPC CONTRACT

Awarded first major EPC contract for 58 Man Living Quarters for ConocoPhillips.

 

2002

MODULAR HIRE DIVISION

Modular Hire division started with six accommodation units manufactured and rented to Bibbyline in Qatar.

2000

DTPP DIVISION

Drilling, Testing, Production and Process division started.

 

2000

ACHIEVED ISO 9001


Specialist Services achieved ISO 9001 certification.

1997

MOVE TO AL QUOZ

Specialist Services Project Management and Engineering moved to Al Quoz, Dubai.

 

1996

FIRST LQ MODULE BUILT IN INDIA

Awarded contract to design and manage the first living quarters built in India for ONGC on an EPM basis with Larsen and Toubro.

1992

FIRST CONTROL MODULES FABRICATED IN UAE

Subcontracted the design and fabrication of the first control modules fabricated in UAE for AMOCO Netherlands Wellhead Protector Platforms.

 

1988

N.C.C. UAE FACILITIES TAKEOVER

Specialist Services took over N.C.C. UAE facilities in Abu Dhabi and Dubai.

1987

FIRST MAJOR EPM/EPC PROJECT

First major marine sub-contractor project and EPM/EPC project: topside refurbishment of ARAMCO’s Safania 4 to A.H.I.

 

1987

FIRST FIRE RATED PRODUCTS

First Fire Rated Products sold for offshore project commissioned by Bunduq Company.

1986

FIRST SPECIALIST SERVICES PROJECT

First project commissioned under Specialist Services by Total ABK.

 

1985

SPECIALIST SERVICES


Specialist Services became a sole proprietorship company owned by Philip Bond, now Chairman.

1982

ASCO SPECIALIST SERVICES

ASCO Specialist Services established on 20th July 1982.