Company History



OceanWorks International's management and staff have a long history of involvement in the subsea industry dating back to the 1960’s. The following is a synopsis on the recent origins of the OceanWorks organization


International Hardsuits (North Vancouver, BC, Canada) formed as a subsidiary of Can-Dive Services Ltd., a   pioneer in the development of Atmospheric Diving Systems (ADS).


Hard Suits Inc. (renamed) announced as a publically traded company on the Toronto Stock Exchange.


Hard Suits Inc. acquired by American Oilfield Divers (AOD), a mid-sized publicly traded diving company headquartered in Houston, Texas.


New senior management installed at Hard Suits by AOD and AOD acquired by Stolt Offshore S.A. (UK based).


Management buy-out of Hard Suits Inc. completed by OceanWorks International Inc. headquartered in Houston, Texas. OceanWorks International Corporation formed as the Canadian subsidiary.