Aquasign Subsea Markers, Anti-Fouling Signs, Oilfield Nameplates and Underwater Adhesives

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AQUASIGN specialise in the manufacture of asset identification solutions, designed to enhance safety and reduce operational costs throughout project lifespans. We are the recognised experts in oilfield signage as we work with our clients to design bespoke products to meet their project needs – both topside and subsea.

AQUASIGN is a subsidiary within the Nalco Champion and Ecolab corporate portfolio, previously known as Champion Environmental Technologies.

Aquasign® – environmentally friendly subsea identification

Our core business Aquasign® is a silicone based subsea anti-fouling marking system that mimics fish skin, using a controlled oil release system and hydrophobic surface to prevent bio-fouling at the lowest level.

Aquasign® underwater identification markers are marine growth-resistant, therefore remain highly visible to divers and ROVs throughout the design life of subsea structures. Its anti-fouling performance not only enhances safety, but also provides considerable operational cost savings over a project lifespan by assisting subsea maintenance and inspections.

Aquasign® is therefore utilised worldwide to ensure the clear identification of:

  • Subsea structures: location, position and orientation
  • Valves: location and position indicators
  • Component and intervention interface
  • Status of respective equipment
  • ROV markings

Aquasign® has been installed on more than 800 oilfield projects worldwide, and has a track record excess of 30 years. The antifouling labels are highly adaptable to meet customer’s needs, including a range of subsea adhesive and retrofit fixing solutions available that have undergone third-party technical verification. For more information on Aquasign®, view our product pages.

Oilfield signage – identification and certification nameplates

Our internal manufacturing facility now houses equipment used to produce a range of offshore signage.

We manufacture an alternative to flame-cut nameplates, utilising CNC milling and waterjet cutting equipment to produce Aquaplates that are suitable for topside and subsea applications.

We have a range of in-house equipment available to suit all equipment identification requirements, including certification plates, safety signs, etched nameplates and printed / engraved plastic labels.

Subsea adhesives

AQUASIGN also offer innovative adhesives that have been specially formulated and tested for long-term performance subsea.

Aquasign client portal

Aquasign® is the leading solution in the subsea industry as our product is unique.

We recently developed our new client portal to showcase AQUASIGN’s expertise in antifouling nameplates and topside signage, both to new and existing clients.

Content includes detailed product specifications including the fixing solutions available, as well as downloadable documents such as testing reports, performance guarantee, datasheets, installation guides and videos, our track record and company certification.

To gain access to our exclusive portal, simply register today at www.aquasign.com. Alternatively our new brochure can be downloaded from the White Papers section.

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Press Release

A Brief History of Anti-Fouling Subsea Markings

The deployment of proper underwater identification systems is a vital to achieving optimum subsea safety.

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Asset Identification Solutions

This year we celebrate the 30th anniversary of the first Aquasign® sale. Three decades on we have worked hard to develop our capabilities to meet customer requirements, now offering oilfield signage suitable for both topside and subsea applications.

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Aquasign

4 Points Commercial Centre

Craigshaw Road

Tullos

Aberdeen

AB12 3AP

United Kingdom

+44 1224 897060 www.aquasign.com

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Press Release

12 December 2017

The deployment of proper underwater identification systems is a vital to achieving optimum subsea safety.

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10 November 2017

Finding an adhesive capable of withstanding the adverse environmental conditions encountered in subsea operations and at salt-laden platforms can be a difficult process.

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10 November 2016

Enhance subsea safety, minimize risk and reduce operating costs – our goals for consolidating the industry standards and best practices for specifying a long-term anti-fouling labelling system for subsea equipment.

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9 May 2016

AQUASIGN is known for our unique anti-fouling subsea markers, designed to enhance safety and reduce operational costs by offering a guaranteed highly visible equipment identification solution.

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7 July 2015

AQUASIGN, the leading supplier of asset identification solutions, recently teamed up with National Hyperbaric Centre (NHC) in an exciting project where subsea markers were installed into their state-of-the-art outdoor test tank.

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3 March 2015

AQUASIGN invites you to explore our improved website, sharing exclusive information on our range of asset identification solutions.

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11 November 2010

The first version of Aquasign® was sold in 1985 by Blacksmith Chemicals, a Shell joint venture. Shell is no longer involved in the manufacture or marketing of Aquasign markers with Champion Environ having acquired the rights to the technology in 1998. Although still retaining its k

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8 April 2010

Aberdeen-based company Champion Environmental Technologies, the marker leader in subsea signage, are delighted to announce that they are now widening their product portfolio to cover all forms of oilfield signage from surface to seabed. The continued company growth has created a need

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Aquasign

4 Points Commercial Centre

Craigshaw Road

Tullos

Aberdeen

AB12 3AP

United Kingdom

+44 1224 897060 www.aquasign.com

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