About Ocean Specialists

Established in 2000, OSI is an ocean projects specialist with a track record of partnering with government and commercial clients around the world to design and deliver turnkey solutions and system integration services for the most complex marine domain challenges.

With over 200 international projects successfully completed over the past two decades,

OSI specializes in end-to-end project management, supplier integration, and the development of technical subsea solutions for the defense, offshore energy, ocean science, subsea telecommunications, and seabed mining markets.

OSI’s expanded mission capabilities include, but are not limited to, multidisciplinary marine survey; project permitting; subsea asset design and prototyping; seafloor installation and integration; and comprehensive test and evaluation programs.

With direct access to an expansive and rapidly deployable pool of equipment, including multipurpose support vessels, high specification deck handling systems, advanced robotics, OSI is uniquely positioned to act concurrently as a prime in the development of pioneering technology platforms and as the provider of at-sea deployment services.

OSI is headquartered in Florida and operates offices in Texas, Florida, Massachusetts, California, Louisiana, and Rhode Island, as well as in several regional locations, including Australia, Brazil, Cyprus, Guam, and Myanmar.

About OSI

Mission Statement

Create and maintain a company and corporate culture governed by Safe and Environmentally sound practices, known both internally and externally for its honesty, integrity and reliability in its relationships with its customers, employees and suppliers. Create value for all that are employed by, or that have business dealings with the company.

Specialize in the ocean industry by applying science, information, and technology in support of the offshore, coastal and underwater markets around the world. Achieve excellence by attracting top individuals in their fields, then create incentives and provide support for those individuals to reach their full potential.

Our Values

People. Process. Precision. We work as a team to deliver detailed, actionable, strategic solutions through marine project integration to enable our client’s long-term success. We stand shoulder-to-shoulder with our clients, delivering impactful results based on a foundation of programmatic technological and commercial expertise.

Ocean Specialists provides integrated technical services and specialized marine operations to the global ocean and subsea markets. We deliver reliable, discrete, and innovative solutions drawing upon a wide range of in-house resources and expertise. Our ocean engineering and technology competence, combined with extensive operational experience allows us to offer integrated solutions to customers across the ocean industry, including:

  • Subsea Telecom – subsea fiber optic network development and operations
  • Government and DoD support services – technology development and deployment
  • Test and Evaluations (T&E) programs – marine ops, support platforms, and personnel
  • Ocean Sciences & Observing – cabled, seabed, satellite, and advanced buoy systems
  • Oil & Gas – local and long-distance subsea networks to connect offshore assets
  • Seabed mining – seabed and floating systems for monitoring and communications

Ocean Specialists’ expertise is in integrating engineering, technology, and marine operations. We provide cost-effective, rapid deployment and discrete solutions for a wide range of commercial, scientific, and government programs.

Ocean Specialists is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Continental Shelf Associates, Inc.

We are proud members of:

Pacific Telecommunications Council
International Cable Protection Committee
Sub Optic
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