Bilfinger Salamis UK Limited

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History

1973

Painting and blasting firm Salamis (Marine and Industrial Limited) set up on October 10, 1973, trading from Torry, Aberdeen.

1975

The company moves premises to Greenhole Place, Bridge of Don, with just seven office staff, three yard staff, and around 30 offshore employees.

1981

The company opens a new premises in Great Yarmouth as demand from the Southern North Sea increases.

1982

Service range is extended with the creation of scaffolding and engineering divisions, with clients including BP, Shell, Chevron and Wood Group.

1984

Salamis (M&I) Ltd is acquired by Maersk.

1992

Salamis (M&I) Ltd extends office and stores facilities in Aberdeen as the company grows to meet demand.

1997

Due to increased business in the SNS, Salamis relocates from Great Yarmouth to Pinbush Road, Lowestoft.

2005

Responding to industry demand for integrity solutions, Salamis sets up an inspection department.

2006

Salamis (M&I) Ltd is acquired by Bilfinger.

2007

The BIS Skills Centre is set up, initially to train internal staff, offering industry accredited courses in several offshore disciplines, including working at height, confined space access, and OPITO-certified painting and blasting.

2013

Following a rebrand at group level, the company becomes Bilfinger Salamis UK.

2014

Bilfinger Salamis UK joins Bilfinger's Oil and Gas division.

2016

Bilfinger enters strategic partnership with industrial training provider AIS to operate and manage the Bilfinger Salamis Skills Centre.

2017

Bilfinger Salamis UK becomes part of Bilfinger's Maintenance, Modifications and Operations - North West Europe division.

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