The Prestigious

Subsea Expo Awards

The Subsea Expo Awards brings industry peers together for an evening of celebration, entertainment and a delicious three-course meal.

Awards Winners & Nominees

The prestigious Subsea Expo Awards recognise the companies and individuals who are leading the way in the UK’s underwater sectors each year.

Award
Winner
Sponsor

Company of the Year Award - Under 50 Employees
J+S Subsea

The Company of the Year Award recognises excellence in overall company performance in the subsea sector. For companies with under 50 employees.
The nominees
AISUS
Crondall Energy
J+S Subsea 2024 edition winner

Company of the Year Aware - Over 50 Employees
Viper Innovations

The Company of the Year Award recognises excellence in overall company performance in the subsea sector. For companies with over 50 employees.
The nominees
Fibron BX Ltd
Kent
Viper Innovations 2024 edition winner

Contribution to Subsea UK / Global Underwater Hub

In recognition of service and contribution to Subsea UK / Global Underwater Hub
The nominees
Trish Banks

Global Exports Award
JDR Cable Systems

The Global Exports Award recognises a company’s successful exploitation of and export to a global underwater market.
The nominees
Viper Innovations
JDR Cable Systems 2024 edition winner

Outstanding Contribution Award
Neil Kermode

The Outstanding Contribution Award recognises the outstanding contribution made by an individual to the underwater sector over the course of their career, whether in offshore energy, defence, aquaculture, marine science, underwater cabling or subsea mining.
The nominees
Neil Kermode 2024 edition winner

Rising Star Award
Kairvee Tyagi, J+S Subsea

The Rising Star Award recognises someone under the age of 35 who is employed in the underwater sector, whether in underwater energy, aquaculture, marine science, defence, underwater cabling or subsea mining.
The nominees
Ivan Alonso, Aquatec Group
Ciaran Reid, Crondall Energy
Kairvee Tyagi, J+S Subsea 2024 edition winner

Safety Innovation Award
TechnipFMC

The Safety Innovation Award recognises innovation made in a process, system or technology that has significantly contributed towards improving safety within the subsea sector.
The nominees
TechnipFMC 2024 edition winner
MMA Offshore

Technology Development Award
Sonomatic / Geo Oceans (Joint Venture)

The Technology Development Award recognises excellence by a company in developing new technology and bringing it to the market. The judges will base their decision on demonstrable proof that the technology has increased revenue, provided a solution to an existing problem and complemented the company’s overall business plan.
The nominees
Sonomatic / Geo Oceans (Joint Venture) 2024 edition winner
SEAJET Systems Limited
Balmoral

Award
Sponsor

Test Award

Nomination for 2025
The nominees
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Award Dinner

The Subsea Expo Awards dinner is an opportunity to join friends, colleagues and peers in celebrating the accomplishments of the industry’s standout individuals and companies. Enjoy a delicious three-course dinner and an evening of entertainment. The dinner is held in February every year at P&J Live in Aberdeen. Carriages will be available at midnight.

Black Tie event
The drinks reception will be held at P&J Live
Guests are to arrive at 18:15 for 18:30
Cloakroom facilities will be available
Dinner guests are requested to be seated at their allocated tables by 19:00.

Subsea Expo Awards

The prestigious Subsea Expo Awards recognise the companies and individuals who are leading the way in the UK’s underwater sectors each year

If you or your company are shortlisted to win an award, Global Underwater Hub will work with you to produce a short, professional video showcasing your company and its capability, which will be shown to all guests at the awards ceremony. Whether you’re a winner or a runner-up, this can create a huge buzz around your company in the run up to the awards.

There are multiple awards in different categories and you can enter as many as you believe would apply to your company. The awards are free to enter and open to any company operating within the underwater sectors. You do not have to be a Global Underwater Hub member to enter the awards. Each application clearly lays out the criteria for entry and are straight-forward to complete.

Whether you’re a technology innovator, exporting UK excellence to the world, pioneers of safety or a nurturing ground for subsea talent, there’s an opportunity for you to demonstrate why our industry leads the world.

Global Underwater Hub Supported Charities

Each year Global Underwater Hub fundraises for several charities at Subsea Expo.
In 2024, the Subsea Expo Awards' selected charities were Macmillan Cancer Support, Friends of the Neuro Ward, The Julian Trust and Calvert Kielder.

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