We are proud of our long history and class leading track record in our industry. From the birth of CRP Marine in the 1970’s to our latest incarnation as CRP Subsea, take a walk through some of the highlights of our history.
Class leading performance for almost half a century
CRP Marine was formed by Charles Ratcliffe Tyrer to supply innovative polymer Lifebuoys to R Perry & Co. (founded in in 1804, one year before the battle of Trafalgar). The initials of the two owners gave birth to the CRP name we again use today
Relocation from Greenhey Place to the larger purpose-built Stanley Way facility in Skelmersdale, as CRP diversified into the Oil & Gas sector and added design engineering and project management capabilities
CRP supplied first dynamic bending stiffeners, since then over 1,500 have been installed with zero in service failures
Acquisition of drill-riser buoyancy business in Houston, Texas topped 5 years of acquisition including ECCM in Boston and OCP in the UK
Operations in Skelmersdale expanded with the addition of a second facility at Paxton Place
Acquisition of the CRP Group by Trelleborg to form Trelleborg Offshore
Opening of Trelleborg Offshore Brazil facility in Macae complementing the Skelmersdale business while providing local content
Delivered floatation and first retro-fit dynamic bending stiffeners to Mediterranean subsea water pipeline installed 820ft below the surface
Acquisition of Polyurethane Products Ltd in Retford and Ambler Technologies in Rochdale strengthen the Offshore Group
Development and supply of the world’s first “rotating” buckle mitigation buoyancy
First supply of buoyancy modules with integrated smart sensor technology
Management buyout re-establishing the CRP brand and continuing our focus on delivering subsea solutions to protect customers assets
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