DISA International expands in Singapore to support Asia & Oceania operations

Date: 12/02/2014

SINGAPORE 12 February 2014; DISA INTERNATIONAL HOLDING BVBA, the innovative underwater solutions contractor, announces that it has expanded its network with an office in Singapore to support  operations in Asia and Oceania.

The company, under the name DISA SINGAPORE PTE LTD, will be run by Mr. Rik Zwinkels. With a broad experience in a variety of marine and subsea companies during his two decade-career, Mr. Zwinkels will lead the expansion into the region as well as increase the companies’ worldwide exposure to the oil and gas industry.

Rik Zwinkels, of DISA SINGAPORE, confirms: “DISA has been expanding steadily since it was founded in 2003 and it is the right time for further growth. The established name in Europe and the Middle East, now with a presence in Asia and Oceania as well, will prove to be a worthwhile contribution to the different industries in which DISA is active.”

DISA provides diving and ROV services as well as survey & positioning, subsea directional drilling and underwater grouting and concreting including the development and construction of custom made subsea tools and ballasting/suction modules. For engineering and operations, DISA Singapore has access to the pool of personnel and assets already available throughout the company.

Hans Reinigert, Managing Director of DISA INTERNATIONAL, said: “We are pleased to be able to announce this significant step forward for DISA and are very happy to have Rik on board and in charge of developments in Asia and Oceania. I firmly believe DISA will benefit greatly from his knowhow and experience in realizing the envisaged growth strategy.”

Didier de Graaf, Director Operations and founder of DISA INTERNATIONAL, said: “Whilst DISA has experience in the Oil and Gas industry, with Rik in our team, we’ll be able to grow this component of our business taking into account the industries’ ever growing stringent requirements. As a civil engineer, he also understands our other business components. We look forward to a successful cooperation.”

Since the inception of DISA International, the company has rapidly expanded in all sectors where it renders underwater solutions. Several innovative concepts have been introduced, which ensured a more efficient and economical, yet reliable approach of projects, to an international client base. DISA renders services to the marine industry, as such has been engaged as by all major salvage companies, and has over the years also been retained to assist with large civil construction and oil & gas projects. The services offered by DISA are based on extensive practical experience and in-house research and development, whereas the company is committed to the highest standards of safety and quality.