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Brookes Bell acquires 3D Marine USA

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UK’s Brookes Bell has extended its international reach with the acquisition of US-based marine consultancy firm 3D Marine USA Inc.

Brookes Bell said the addition of 3D Marine is part of the company’s long term strategy to service clients across the globe, alongside its current offices in Liverpool, London, Glasgow, Shanghai, Hong Kong, and Singapore.

Ray Luukas, chief technical officer at Brookes Bel, said: “Brookes Bell is a leading multi-disciplinary technical and scientific consultancy serving the marine and energy sectors, so this is a natural fit for us, complementing the services we offer and significantly increasing our geographical reach.  Our business growth is steady and consistent despite the challenges of the last year and the global pandemic, this is an exciting development for all of us going into 2021”.

Founded in 1988, 3D Marine is a 13-stong workforce comprising master mariners and senior officers, marine engineers and naval architects, with expert witness services.

David Scruton, ceo of 3D Marine, said: “By joining with Brookes Bell, we can offer our clients an enhanced range of services and a truly international response, while our team can benefit from new and exciting synergies as a result of being part of a larger organisation.”

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