The Floatation Professionals

ProFloat are experts in the maintenance of Drill Riser Buoyancy Modules and offer industry-leading repairs, modifications and condition assessments worldwide. Since establishment we have attended to the maintenance of thousands of Buoyancy Modules for various drilling contractors in Africa, Europe, the Middle East and Australasia.

Complete Repair Solution

We uplift, repair and deliver, that’s convenience.

Superior Quality

Quality is our highest priority and it shows in the end product.

Comprehensive Repair

We skill-fully repair any type of damage..

Complete Control

Our project management will keep you informed.

Remote Assistance

We will mobilise to provide quality field repair, throughout Africa and surrounding regions.

Credible Documentation

Concise incoming inspection and repair reporting for each module followed by a COC.

A to Z Buoyancy Support Service

We will expertly maintain your Buoyancy, including full riser undressing, buoyancy repair or modification, redressing, stacking, moving and load out.

Buoyancy elements serviced over the last 6 Years
Rigs actively serviced successfully met deadline
Up to date – Industry leading repair procedures
Active continents serviced by us the last 6 years

Since establishment in 2012, ProFloat has quickly risen to become an industry-leader

ProFloat delivers industry-leading Drilling Riser Buoyancy Module (DRBM) repair at competitive prices. At our advanced and dedicated facility in Cape Town, South Africa, and with use field service containers immediately deployable to a multitude of locations in and around Africa. We offer best in class repairs, best in class service and best in class access.

Efficiency 95%
Client Satisfaction 100%
African Market 90%
Access to market 85%

Services Overview

What we do

How we do it

Our Team

We strive to deliver unparalleled service, coupled with expert and ingenious solutions. To achieve this, we have recruited and trained a team of professional personnel who have become veritable experts in the field, who consistently prove that they are: Professional, Knowledgeable, Efficient, On-time & Versatile. In addition, our team comprises of people from various African nations, ensuring deployability to various African nations with relative ease.

Keane Harvey

Managing Director

Philip Louw

Design & Project Engineer

Marlon Okkers

Production Manager

Ricardo Esterhuizen

Production Supervisor

Jerome Louw

QC Manager

Satisfied Customers

Latest News


ProFloat in collaboration with Subsea Masters completes in-field buoyancy repair, riser dressing and loadout for Ensco DS-12 in Mauritania

Late 2017, ProFloat, via principal contractor Subsea Masters, carried out Drill Riser Buoyancy repair work...
May 22, 2018

ProFloat completes buoyancy repair for Saipem’s UDW Semi-Submersible Drilling Rig “Scarabeo 9” in Las Palmas

During 2016, ProFloat was afforded the opportunity via Gran Canaria’s premiere shipyard, Astican, to carry...
August 23, 2017

ProFloat completes buoyancy repair for Seadrill UDW drillship “West Capella” in Tenerife

  At the end of 2016, ProFloat assessed the drill riser buoyancy elements for Seadrill’s UDW...
April 26, 2017