Fugro N.V. Headquartered in Leidschendam is a Dutch listed company that provides services mainly for geophysical, geotechnical and contaminated underground exploration and exploration of raw materials. ( Why Fugro is listed on the S & P deepwater oil & gas Index ) The client base includes companies in the oil and gas industry, construction customer and environmental engineering. The company has over 13,500 employees worldwide and offices in 50 countries ( 2009). Headquartered in Germany is Berlin ( Fugro Consult GmbH).


Fugro is particularly strong in the offshore exploration with a large fleet of exploration vessels (2009 60 ), aircraft, jack-up rigs, ROVs. For the ground investigation Fugro has been a leader in the development of the cone penetration test (CPT ), which was originally a base of the company. [Note 1]

The company is divided into divisions Geotechnical Engineering, Earth Sciences ( Geoscience ) and surveying ( Survey).

The name is an acronym for Funderingstechniek s Grondmechanica. The company was founded in 1962. President ( CEO) is currently (2010) Klaas S. Westermann.


DCN Global was acquired in 2013 Fugro Subsea Middle East. The company employs around 210 people. Your annual turnover is around 30 million U.S. dollars.

For Global DCN include divers from DCN Diving. The company, based in Bergen op Zoom works mainly for the world's oil and gas industry. The divers are used in the construction of offshore facilities to use and take over maintenance under water. Another area is the laying and maintenance of submarine cables and pipelines. DCN works for the installation of offshore wind turbines in waters off Europe, Africa and the Philippines.

DCN Diving has offices in Germany, Belgium and the United Kingdom. The company belongs to DCN Global. DCN- divers rescued in May 2013 a trapped 62 hours under water crew member of a sunken tugboat ahead of Nigeria.