iPS Powerful People acquires a controlling interest in the survey specialized personnel services company Nautech Services


iPS Powerful People and Nautech Services have agreed to intensively collaborate. With this agreement iPS Powerful People will strengthen their position in the Survey and Marine markets, and Nautech Services will benefit from an expanded international footprint and expertise of iPS Powerful People.

Nautech Services was established in, and has been operating from Jersey, since 1992. A dedicated office team, which includes ex-offshore field personnel provides over 150 professionals daily on contract, temporary or permanent, in a broad range of survey disciplines (including hydrographic and construction) and marine services (including ROV, subsea and environmental positions), to an international customer base serving projects all over the world. “Nautech has an impressive track record in the survey and maritime sectors which perfectly complements the business activities of iPS Powerful People in the Maritime, Renewables and Oil&Gas industries. Additionally Nautech Services is known for its long standing excellent relationships with industry professionals and customers, which will make this collaboration a strong fit” comments Rob Kooijmans, Director at iPS Powerful People.

Looking at the portfolios of Nautech Services and iPS Powerful People, a series of business opportunities become visible. “We valued iPS Powerful People as the perfect partner to continue and expand our highly valued personnel services in the survey and adjacent industries. By combining the world-wide office coverage and international expertise of iPS Powerful People, we surely will be able to increase our focus on customers and candidates in combination with a further growth of our activities” says Peter Harrison, Director at Nautech Services.

Theo Wanders, Chairman of the Supervisory Board at iPS Powerful People; “With great confidence I am expecting the benefits of the exchange of expertise between the two companies. Based on each other’s knowledge, history and experience they will enhance their capabilities to optimize services for our local and international customers”.
The focus of both companies will be on the professional continuation of the business, the ‘Nautech’ branding will continue as will the office structure in Jersey. Integration of the activities of Nautech Services in the iPS offices has meanwhile been started.