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About Us



For 50 years, SMD has partnered with pioneers in industry and science to take technology and engineering to places that people have never been.

We specialise in the design, manufacture and deployment of remotely operated and autonomous power and control solutions. They help our partners around the globe to harness the potential of the most challenging subsea environments with maximum safety, efficiency and sensitivity.

We’re always willing to be first.
Our collaboration with partners in industry has delivered nine world firsts on critical client projects, and our teams are always willing to break new ground, and work with a smile. We develop our own Tech and R&D, engineering world-first technology that redraws the boundaries of what is possible, subsea.

We build strong relationships.
Our engineering, products and 24/7 support services can be relied on to help our partners secure the best return on investment, while protecting people and the environment.

  • 50+ years of experience in subsea engineering
  • Pioneered the first subsea plough
  • Largest range of work-class ROVs on the market
  • Delivered eight world-first projects
  • Winner of five Queen's Awards


At our heart, we are a supportive community that has pride and ownership in achieving our common goals.

Boundless Creativity

We foster innovation throughout the company. Embracing adaptability and boundless creativity to consistently deliver excellence.

Highest Service Standards

We are dedicated to delivering the highest service standards in all we do and adding value to our clients operations.

Enduring Partnerships

We seek to collaborate with all our stakeholders to promote enduring partnerships based on trust and continuous improvement.


We care about the long term future of the planet by investing in our technology and our operations to support the energy transition to Net Zero .

These are underpinned by Respect, Honesty, Inclusivity, Diversity, Quality and Safety


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