UMC International was formed in 1972 and joined the V. Group in 2006. They acquired the Singapore based inshore diving company Maritime Underwater Maintenance which subsequently integrated and rebranded into UMC. In 2014 V.Group acquired the SE Asia based offshore IRM company, CORE-IRM, which in-turn was integrated within UMC and rebranded as UMC. UMC has built a worldwide network of services specialising in affordable, flexible solutions for all classes of marine, offshore and naval vessels, rigs, platforms, FPSO's/FSO's, marine and mooring units.
UMC delivers underwater and afloat Inspection, Repair and Maintenance (IRM) services. In addition, UMC provides marine construction services to ports, terminals and shipyards, as well as the manufacture of hull cleaning equipment and hull aperture blanks, engineering consultancy and project management.
Subtech Group has been in operation since 1995 and specialises in the provision of world class marine services throughout Sub-Saharan Africa. They are headquartered in Durban, and have operational bases in Walvis Bay, Cape Town, Maputo, Beira, Nacala, Pemba, Dar es Salaam an Mauritius. Subtech has a wealth of invaluable experience which, together with its geographical reach and range of services, enable them to offer clients with comprehensive solutions to their requirements.
Backing up their operational experience their ISO 9001:2008 certification as well as full membership with the International Maritime Contractors Association (IMCA). Subtech is a subsidiary of James Fisher and Son PLC, a leading provider of services, innovation and technology to the marine, oil & gas and other high assurance industries worldwide.