Company Profile

DV Offshore is a French company incorporated in 1973, with its operational office in Saint-Cloud, near Paris in France.

Originally DVO was part of the Delmas Vieljeux group, one of the oldest shipping companies in France. DV Offshore was purchased by the CMB / Exmar Group in 1999 and now operates as part of Exmar Offshore, providing consultancy services to the Exmar Group as well as to third party clients.

DVO has worked extensively with a number of oil companies in floating systems and subsea production projects. Our engineers have considerable experience working as part of the oil company project teams for a range of oil development projects, from the project definition stage, through FEED studies, ITB package preparation, bid review & award recommendations, to supervising the contractors’ design, fabrication and installation activities.

DVO’s expertise extends to harbours, terminals, offshore logistics, pipelines and risers and subsea production. Our activities, based on in-house databases regarding all types of vessels, FSOs and FPSOs as well as costs, include feasibility studies, conceptual engineering, equipment definition & MTO services, project control services, fabrication & installation supervision, logistics planning, and third party inspection and auditing.



Mission statement

Leveraging customer operating feedback to develop design expertise :

To provide our clients with professional support to their own project teams and divisions, to enhance the value of their projects;

To carry out our work in an honest and independent manner, and to encourage and maintain the integrity of our employees.


Key strengths

DV Offshore has a very experienced staff of :

- Merchant Navy officers

- Civil engineers

- Marine engineers

- Naval architects

- Offshore engineers

- Control specialists (NDT, COFREND, welding)



DV Offshore can work for marine and offshore projects either directly for companies, or for contractors. These two possibilities of work can be found for all steps of development of the project (design, construction, installation, etc.).

This allows DV Offshore to have a good knowledge of the relationships between companies and contractors, for a better management.

DV Offshore activities are oriented towards oil and gas industry but extend to all sea related projects.


Worldwide activity

Worldwide activity

DV OFFSHORE has performed services in the following countries