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Topaz Marine Azerbaijan operates two of the most powerful vessels in the Caspian- the two anchor handling tug supply vessels Islay and Jura, as seen above, with BHP 15,000 and 170-tonne bollard pull.
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Topaz vessel DJM Fortune 5. Renaissance acquired Doha Marine Services and its 16 offshore vessels at a cost of US$ 124 million in May of 2008.
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The harsh climate and shallow waters of the northern Caspian dictate the type of vessels that make up the Topaz Marine Kazakhstan fleet.
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During winter, ice-breakers and ice-strengthened vessels must be used and the crew must be prepared to operate in temperatures 20 to 30 C below freezing.
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A Topaz Marine Vessel performs installation work for a blue-chip customer.
Contact Information:

Topaz Corporate Headquarters
Jumeirah Lakes Towers
Almas Tower, Level 58
P.O. Box 12068, Dubai
United Arab Emirates
T: +971 4 440 47 00
F: +971 4 440 47 99

The Marine businesses operate through the Renaissance subsidiary company Topaz Energy and Marine Ltd.

Marine is organized into three strategic business segments:

  • Topaz Marine Azerbaijan
  • Topaz Marine Kazakhstan
  • Topaz Marine MENA

Topaz Marine’s offshore vessel operation ranks within the top ten largest in the world. With over 100 vessels, the company supports major offshore projects in the regions in which it operates, with anchor-handling vessels, platform supply vessels, survey vessels, specialized barges and ice-breakers among many others.

The Topaz Marine division derives the vast majority of its revenue from secure, medium to long-term contracts with major oil heavyweights such as BP, Agip KCO, Saipem and Total. 3% of Topaz’s fleet is deployed in support of hydrocarbon exploration, 77% in support of field development and 20% in support of oil and gas production.

Topaz Marine has substantial operations throughout the Middle East and the Caspian, with additional vessel operations in North Africa and Southeast Asia. The Middle-East hub of operations is Dubai, from where the fleets of the Topaz Marine units- Nico International, Doha Marine Services and Topaz Marine Saudi Arabia- are deployed. In the Caspian arena, Topaz Marine units- BUE Caspian, BUE Kazakhstan and BUE Turkmenistan- operate a diverse fleet, supporting offshore development and production.

Some of the clients that Topaz Marine has served  are: SHELL, TOTAL, British Petroleum, Saipem, AGIP KCO, Maersk Oil, QatarGas, J. Ray Mcdermott, Dubai Petroleum, PA Resources, Rasgas, and Dolphin Energy.

Topaz is focused on maintaining excellent safety and customer satisfaction records as well as an ardent commitment to developing local workforce through employment and training programmes. The businesses have won numerous awards for its projects and are accredited with all major quality and HSE certifications.