Bilfinger Salamis UK works with operators on decommissioning projects to provide a single-source support interface, delivering significant cost savings, enhanced technical expertise and improved efficiency during pre and post-cessation of production.

At Bilfinger, our collaborative approach ensures that our clients have access to an extensive service range for topsides preparation and removal during decommissioning projects.

We have a proven track record in supporting major blue chip clients in the UKCS, and have a strong infrastructure in the UK, Europe and worldwide, with bases in several major decommissioning hubs.


Access Support

  • Scaffolding
  • Under Deck Systems
  • Rope Access (all trades)


  • Blasting / Painting
  • Coatings Solutions
  • Composite Wraps
  • Passive Fire Protection
  • Habitats
  • Minor Modifications

Rigging and Mechanical Services


  • Rigging and Lifting
  • LOLER Lifting Plans
  • Deck Crew and Material Controllers

Asbestos Management


Industrial Cleaning and NORM Management




  • Advanced NDT
  • Time of Flight Diffraction
  • M-Skip
  • Phased Array
  • Pulsed Eddy Current (PEC)
  • Computed Radiography
  • Conventional NDT
  • Dye Penetrant / MPI
  • Eddy Current
  • Ultrasonics
  • Radiography
  • Visual Inspection
  • Paint Systems Inspection
  • Insulation Inspection and Removal Techniques
  • Weld Inspection
  • UAVs/Drones

Architectural Outfitting


  • Temporary POB Increases
  • Workspace Relocations
  • Accommodation Solutions

Decommissioning References


Bilfinger Salamis supported the decommissioning of the Murchison asset as a supplier of architectural, asbestos, insulation, painting, rope access,...

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Bilfinger Salamis UK are full members of Decom North Sea