Company Experience

Our personnel have years of experience in diving and salvage activities, underwater photography and video recording, inspection, repair and maintenance of cathodic protection systems with impressed current and sacrificial anodes. They are also experienced in dredging, lifting, bathymetry, maintenance of O/G mono-buoy systems, underwater use and installation of epoxy products, underwater cutting and welding and use of submarine explosives. Some of our projects to 2007, include:
In 1992 SEBUTE S.A. removed three sunken vessels; to 300 ton displacement, sunk beneath an old ANCON dock in the Maritime Terminal of Santa Marta, Colombia. This project involved use of oxy-electric cutting equipment for removal of the vessels and later dispersion and lift equipment with the capacity of 800 tons.
In 1992 SEBUTE also provided a tugboat O.S.V. of 6000 HP and 95 tons to support, install and remove a Jack-Up Rig in the gas platform area Chuchupa “A” of the Texas Petroleum company in Riohacha, Guajira, Colombia.

In 1995 our supervisors and professional divers worked as subcontractors to CONDUX in the assembly and installation of three (3) kilometers of submarine pipeline and a mono-buoy (S.P.M.) for ECOPETROL in Pozos Colorados, Santa Marta, Colombia. They are familiar with the installation and operation of this and similar systems.

In 1995 our personnel made an inspection (“Nivel III”) with non-destructive testing (NDT) at drilling and production platforms of the Chuchupa “A” field for Texas Petroleum in Riohacha, Colombia.
Through the end of 1996 and beginning of 1997, in association with the company OCEANEERING INTERNATIONAL; COLOMBIAN BRANCH, through a contract with OCENSA (Association of BRITISH PETROLEUM, ECOPETROL, TOTAL, ENTER PIPELINE COL., TRANSCANADA PIPELINE COL., TRITON PIPELINE INC., E INTERPRROVINCIAL) the company provided underwater services and construction at depths to 32 m. This work was to support the installation and initiation of service of the TLU2 mono-buoy of the New Oil Terminal at Coveñas, Colombia.

In 1998 SEBUTE S.A. conducted a detailed inspection of two (2) 500m length submarine pipelines for the company SOUTHERN PERU LTD. at depths to 60 ft at Tablones Bay, Port of Ilo, in the south of Peru. This work was conducted with technical advice from OCEANEERING INTERNATIONAL, and included visual inspection of the pipelines as well as non-destructive testing (NDT) including Magnetic Particle Inspection (M.P.I.), Ultrasonic Measurements (U.T.), Potential Measurements (C.P.) and production of Submarine Video records of the pipelines and work events. Pipe joint protection using Syntho Glass was also provided by the company in that project.

SEBUTE S.A. operated under the contract No. 009/98 for 28 months with OCENSA. For this project the company continuously supplied personnel and specialized equipment including: Decompression Chambers, 90 and 120 CFM compressors, Underwater Video and Still Photographic Equipment, Semiautonomous diving equipment, Umbilical, standard SCUBA gear, etc. The work included inspection, repair and maintenance of the TLU2 mono-buoy system at depths to 32 m, and along the ten (10) km of underwater pipeline associated with the facility at Covenas, Colombia.
In 2001 SEBUTE S.A. worked for Surtigas of Cartagena, Colombia and installed six (6) underwater pipeline crossings of 6 inch diameter wrapped in pipes to 10 inches diameter, four (4) underwater pipeline crossings of 30 m length at 1.5 m below dredge depth, and two (2) underwater crossings of 215 m length to 4.5 m depth below mean tide level on the San Lazaro lake bed, Puente Roman.

Since 1992 SEBUTE S.A. has operated under contract to Corelca to conduct quarterly , semestral and annual maintenance to the Central Termoelectrica intake from Guajira. This work involves making penetration dives in pipes of 2.2 m diam and 435 m length for interior pipeline inspections involving cathodic protection (CP) measurements, ultrasonic thickness gauging (UT) and underwater photography of the hypo-chlorite system.

In 2006, SEBUTE SA, did for ECOPETROL SA, workings of Bathymetry in the area of berthing of Springs Refinery and TNP Ecopetrol in Cartagena, in the North, Central and South piers using a differential GPS in real time and a Ecosonda Odón of a hydrotrack type.

In the year 2007, SEBUTE SA in conjunction with the Consortium PCI (Venezuela) – ICL (Colombia) Contract no. PCATOD-PCI-LCI-001-07, conducted an inspection with divers, 62 crosses sub -fluvial of Ecopetrol pipeline in different rivers in the Colombian territory which make up 17 pipeline Systems of VIT for the Technical Management of the Transport vice president of Ecopetrol SA. At the end of the year 2007, SEBUTE SA, along with Maritech Contracting INTL. SA, from Greece, provided logistic support and local naval craft, boats and specialized personnel for preparation, launching and laying of an undersea cable from 10K of length to a maximum depth of 20 meters on the beaches of Marbella Cartagena, CFX Contract Segment-to BC.

6. INTERNATIONAL SUPPORT AND RECOGNITION

In 1991, The Board of Directors of the Association of Diving Contractors (ADCI), headquartered in the United States, approved the entry of SEBUTE S.A. to this prestigious organization, as one of the few Latin-Americans companies which satisfies standards and required procedures to worldwide level for commercial diving operations, within general rules of safety designated by the Association.

SEBUTE S.A. has been registered , qualified and classified by Single Registration de Proponentes from Colombian Oil Company “ECOPETROL for “Building Activities of Marine Structures, Platforms and Mono-buoys (polyducts, and gasducts, etc) and Underwater Pipeline Maintenance and Repairs”.
SEBUTE S.A. and OCEANEERING INTERNATIONAL, INC. maintain an association of permanent commercial relationship, professional assistance and technological interchange, in order that a complete list of offshore services can be supplies in the waters of the Republic of Colombia, caribbean areas and all other South American Countries.

SEBUTE S.A. is recognized Internationally by Bureau Veritas from France, as well as by Lloyd´s Register from Great Britain and Germanischer Lloyd’s from German for supplying Marine and Submarine Professional Diving Services.

In September 2007 SEBUTE SA, performed for Termobarranquilla Company SA, the precision bathymetric survey of approximately 63,000 m2 on the headrace channel plant cooling, using a real-time differential GPS and Sounder Hidrotrac type Odo, according Order No.T12177 Service.

In late 2007, SEBUTE SA, together with Maritech Contracting INTL. SA of Greece, local and lent logistical support, providing naval craft, boats and specialized personnel for enlistment, launching and laying of a submarine cable 10Km in length to a maximum depth of 20 meters on the beaches of Marbella Cartagena, CFX-to contract Segment BC.

In 2007 SEBUTE SA, held for re-inspection classification GL and / or Lloyd Register, with video footage underwater photographs of marine organisms and cleaning with mechanical and hydraulic underwater at different motorboats including to: The MV Savanna , UBC Bremen, Horncliff, Kirkeness, Ara J., Cala Providence, Endless, Cape Race, Noordam, UBC Savannah, Sierra Express, Copenhagen, Alexandra, CSAV Tianjin Industrial Horizont, BC Venezuela, BBC Canada.
SEBUTE SA, in January 2008 the company performed to Termobarranquilla SA, Bathymetry services outside the Canal area of ​​cooling water inlet Termobarranquilla Plant.

In September 2008, SEBUTE SA, performed underwater retreat, special divers lignario source material obstructing the drains bars span one, two and three, one unit of the hydroelectric Urra 1 in Santana, Córdoba Department , using specialized divers and diving equipment with communications semiautonomous underwater at a depth of 21 meters, for Emec Company Ltd.

In 2008 SEBUTE SA, reclassification inspection performed with sorting house, video filming and cleaning of marine organisms with mechanical and hydraulic underwater at several motorboats including: MV Cap Domingo, Industrial Horizont, CSAV Manzanilla, Frisia Lissabon, France, Pera, Venezuela, CMA Bahia, Happy Bird, Pacific Gas, Karin, Hakufu.

In early 2009 SEBUTE SA, performed damage inspection and assessment of pipe 30 “Outfall Manzanillo area, No.2009/000583 Order according to the company Aguas de Cartagena SA.

SEBUTE SA, in 2009 made several underwater inspections for retirement flanche tortilla in the cooling pump # 1, # 2 and # 3 of the coolant pump house in the Thermoelectric ABB Barranquilla, for the company Termobarranquilla SA.

In early 2009, a underwater inspection of the grids of the vain one, two and three, one unit of the hydroelectric Urra 1 in Santana, Córdoba department, and taking pictures, using specialized equipment Jumpsuits semiautonomous diving with underwater communications for Emec Company Ltd.

In 2009 SEBUTE SA, were inspected for classifying households reclassification LG GL and video filming and cleaning of marine organisms with mechanical and hydraulic underwater to the following motor vessels MV Cala Pinar Del Rio, Kiwi Arrow , Cala Pedra, MV Canaima, Punta Arenas, Scotia Spirit, Yasa Seyhan, MV Discoverer 2, Eagle Tucson, Sigloo Star, MV Asopos, Iver Progress.
Contract execution: Since the end of 2008, 2009, 2010 SEBUTE SA to date together and giving local support Oceaneerig Int’l USA, has provided and is providing technical assistance for the installation of a Smart Flange SF ( +) & B-com, 30 meters deep in the PLEM in Tumaco Terminal Oil Company Ecopetrol SA, according Purchase Order No.555060 and 555067.

During 2010, Sebute SA, has continued to provide the Inspection Services Reja No.1, 2 and 3 of the House of Termobarranquilla Pumps Siemens SA, like the slots and seats Sieve Pumps ABB House , in Barranquilla.

In 2010, Sebute SA, has received several specialized dive to seal the water inlet line to the Intake (located below the level of the river La Colorada), located in South Limit Oil Field Center, Project Cira Infantas, near Barrancabermeja, and pipe sealing gate valve 24 for repair, contract made with the Company Occidental Andina, LLC OXY.

During Marzo/10, Sebute SA, served dive mesh removal and installation in the Colorada River Intake, located in South Limit Oil Field Center, Cira Infantas Project for Andean Western Company, LLC OXY.
During 2010 in SEBUTE SA, were inspected for classifying households reclassification GL and LG with video filming and cleaning of marine organisms with mechanical and hydraulic the hull of the following motor vessels MV Santa Clara, MV Atlas Navigator, MV CSAV Venezuela, MT Sigloo Discovery, MT Temryuk, MV Tiger Master, MT Karasea, Nordmosel MV, MV JBU Schelde, Pluto MV, MV Australiaborg, BT MV Rio Bravo, RHL Agilitas MV, MV Star Savannah, Hopy MV Princess, MV San Antonio, United Banner MV, MV Souther Cross,
In 2010, Sebute SA, also provided the services of cleaning, maintenance and removal of fouling organisms from tubes A and B of the seawater intakes of plant Termoguajira, inspection and cleaning grates capture towers seawater, contract made with the company GESELCA S.A.

In that same year, providing cleaning services tank Termoguajira filtered water, 1200m3 capacity, height 4.5mts, to remove large amounts of sediment, the company Geselca SA.

In 2010, Sebute SA made inspection work ST14 and ST24 pipes of the cooling systems of capacitors with ultrasonic thickness measurement and inspection and photographic record of slots and four internal gates seat in ABB pump house, according T17562, with the company Termobarranquilla S.A.

During 2010, Sebute SA made inspection work and for locating underwater search and dead end chain, anchor system, mooring buoy refinery river boats in the area south of the river terminals and refinery Opón Cartagena Ecopetrol facilities, as well as inspection and underwater search of dead or ballast barge mooring system in the area in front of Rio Opon pier, and buoy replacement in the Cartagena area NPT.

Since late 2009, 2010 and in 2011 SEBUTE SA, has been providing advice, assistance and local support to TDI Brooks International Inc. Company., And TDI Brooks Branch Colombia, exploration and acquisition of Multibeam Bathymetric bed armoring marine and subsurface samples in the Pacific Region – North exploration program and Borojo Blocks South Borojo ANH (National Hydrocarbon Agency) Colombian Pacific Coast.

In early 2011, Sebute SA, providing inspection services with video filming underwater pipe located in Rosario Island, and in the month of March presto rescue services outfall pipe on the beach in Punta Canoa, to Aguas de Cartagena.

SEBUTE SA, in the first months of 2011 made several underwater inspections for retirement flanche tortilla in the cooling pump # 1, # 2 and # 3 of the coolant pump house in the Thermoelectric ABB Barranquilla, for Termobarranquilla S.A company.

SEBUTE SA, in the months of March to June 2011, has conducted several inspections underwater inspection, removal and replacement of mooring buoys NPT spring in Cartagena Ecopetrol, SA for the company Conequipos.

SEBUTE SA, in 2011 conducted several inspections underwater cleaning guides Sieve gate # 3, #, and # ABB pump house in Barranquilla Thermoelectric, for the company Termobarranquilla S.A.

In early 2011, SEBUTE SA, performed underwater retreat, special divers lignario source material obstructing the drains bars span one, two and three, one unit of the hydroelectric Urra 1 in Santana, Córdoba Department , using specialized divers and diving equipment with communications semiautonomous underwater for Emec Company Ltd.

In mid 2011, performed visual inspection with Pineapple underwater photographic record of South-Vopack mooring C-Terminal B / keel and North Pineapple tie-Vopack C-Terminal C / gena for Binary Company Ltd.
In 2011 in SEBUTE SA, were inspected for classifying households reclassification GL and LG, with video footage and cleaning of marine organisms with mechanical and hydraulic the hull of the following motor vessels MV Silver Spirit, MT Bering Sea, MV HS Schubert, MV Agilitas RHL, Port-Stanley MT, Jbu Maas, CV Marina, Hammonia Fortuna, Atlas Navigator, Ulf Ritcher, Crystal Symphony, JBU Shelde, Hansa Berlin, Master Tiger, MV Rio Bravo, Hansa Regensburg, Shawnee Princess, Eagle Industrial, Makita MV, MV Seleina, Pacific Sun, UBC Sagunto, Irenes Rainbow, Panther Energy, Malena MV, MV Palabora, MV Rickmers Singapore.

A half of 2011, Sebute SA, performed underwater cutting of 16 piles of 20 “and 8 piles ø 12” ø in the NPT boat dock in Cartagena Ecopetrol, SA Conequipos for the company.
– Finishing the year 2011, will supply personnel and equipment to perform inspection work / photographic record and video footage underwater to piles in the area of ​​the walkway from Pier Cartagena International Ecopetrol, SA Conequipos for the company.
– In late 2011, Sebute SA, performed inspection, cleaning and removal of hard and soft marine organisms of the walls and the bottom of the well or pool decantation and removal of bodies in the submerged area and thickness measurement of the piles Platforms navigation lights, general inspection of the pipe where new grid placed in Thermoelectric Guajira to the company Gecelca SA,
– In the month of January 2012, Sebute SA, supply personnel and equipment to conduct underwater inspection work and dropped tube search Dock barge in Cartagena Ecopetrol for the company Mammoet USA Inc South Branch Colombia.
– In early 2012, work was carried out location, inspection and marking survey points at the intake of the Rio La Colorada plant in Barrancabermeja Field 23 for the company Construvicol SA,
– In February 2012 SEBUTE SA, management conducted the sale of two (2) floating pumps 36 “, one to locate in the area of ​​Chia, Cundinamarca, and another in the Bolivar department to comply with the specified in the contract No. 1005-04-888-2011 with Fiduprevisora ​​/ ETEC SA
In the same month of 2012, was held for shipment Water transport and ground transportation for two (2) floating pumps 36 “, one to locate in the area of ​​Chia, Cundinamarca, and another in the Bolivar department to comply with the specified in the contract No. 1005-04-888-2011 with Fiduprevisora ​​/ ETEC SA

Also supply is staffed and equipped to carry out the work location, inspection and marking survey points at the intake of the Rio de la Colorada plant in Barrancabermeja Field 23 for the company Construvicol SA.

A mid-Marzo/12, became dredging and cleaning of water storage tank industrial plant mill 5 in Barranquilla, according OT Amatos No. 50274849 of Smurfit Kappa Carton de Colombia SA.

At the beginning of Mayo/12, Sebute SA, underwater work performed to remove lignario source material clogging drains bars of unit 1 in the bays 1,2 and 3 of the plant Urra hydroelectric one, drawing a total volume of 112 m3 materials, according Contract No. 01-04-2012, with the company SAS Emec.

Sebute SA, in the month of Mayo/12, asparagus installation performed flanche pump discharge No.1, Order No. T20235 pump house Termobarranquilla Siemens.

In mid Junio/12, Sebute SA, managed the sale of a floating pump 36 “floating system in fiberglass and horizontal discharge, to the town of Manati, Atlantico, contract agreement No. 034 of 27 April adaptation fund 2012 / Etec SA.

Sebute SA at the end of Julio/12, management conducted the sale of two (2) pumps half 36VL floating head with floating system in fiberglass and pump moviltec Axial 20 “high head to the South Atlantic, budget agreement No. 12-0306 involvement Contract No. 9677-04-433-2012 National Calamity Fund / Etec SA.

In the month of Agosto/12, supply personnel and equipment for cleaning, maintenance and removal of fouling organisms from the tubes “A” and “B” of the seawater intakes of plant Termoguajira, inspection and cleaning piles submerged area of ​​the catchment towers seawater, according to Contract No. RS11874 Gecelca Company SA, ESP.

Sebute SA, in the month of Septiembre/12, installation services performed asparagus flanche download pump No. 1 and sieve cleaning area outside Gate No. 1, pump house Termobarranquilla company ABB SA, according Order No. T20926.
In the same month of Septiembre/12, work was carried out installation and anchoring of Buoy No. 6 and underwater inspection of 5 buoys buoys marking field area, and providing a shackle 5/8 “in the area funding of Puerto Brisas, Guajira, according OS-092812-07, for the company ISACOL SA.

In December 2012 SEBUTE SA, I realize the management and / or operation management service, maintenance of three (3) floating bombs VL 36 “, for the South Atlantic, to comply with the provisions of Contract No. 9677 -04-782-2012 National Calamity Fund / ETEC SA.

Sebute SA, Diciembre/12, supply personnel and specialized equipment to perform diving services for release of forty-four (44) asparagus, hood or flanche house plant bombs at ABB, and inspection of the current condition of deep seabed and Siemens plant, order No. T21372 agreement.

So far in 2012 in SEBUTE SA, have been performing inspections for classifying households reclassification GL and LG, with video footage and cleaning of marine organisms with mechanical and hydraulic the hull of the following motor vessels MV Frissia Lisabon, MV Asia Moon, Ise MV Princess Ursula MV Rickmers, Draga Breydel, MV JBU Maas, Overseas MV, MV Yasa Scorpion.
Additionally related services, SEBUTE SA provided and supported by local and international logistics companies that offer offshore (Offshore) and exploration geochemistry in the seabed surface, heat flow programs, offshore geotechnical coring / engineering programs, environmental assessments, studies metocean, laying of fiber optic cables, repair and maintenance of marine and offshore structures, corrosion studies and projects search and rescue.

Currently, we are supplying the local and logistical support through business cooperation contracts, the following international companies: