C-MAR Group Strengthens Global Marine Services

C-MAR Group announces the acquisition of Brian Cushing & Associates LLP, in a further expansion and development of their global services to the marine industry. The C-MAR Group provides offshore marine and engineering services for over 400 companies in 25 countries. It comprises some sixteen companies with a global network of offices and is a privately owned business, with 50% annual organic growth since 1993 and total revenue of circa £40 million per annum.

Cushing and Associates brings to the C-MAR Group additional marine surveying and consultancy services. Headquartered in London, with a global network of offices, this new division of the C-MAR Group will continue to be headed by Brian Cushing, working alongside his associates, all ex-seafarers of varying professional disciplines.

"We are delighted that Brian and his organisation have joined us and believe it is a significant addition to the Group. It is part of our successful strategy to be a full service marine organisation and believe it will lead to several additional personnel being appointed in the near future," comments Jeff Mountain, Marine Director of C-MAR Group.

Primarily targeted at P&I Clubs, Underwriters, Brokers and Legal Firms, Cushing and Associates has extensive practical experience and a reputation for quality assistance to their existing clients providing marine surveys and consultancy relating to cargo, casualties, condition & valuation, loss prevention, litigation, and on/off hire.

"The additional marine, engineering and financial resources available within the C-MAR Group, together with their specialist knowledge of the offshore energy sector and global network of offices, offer Cushing and Associates an exciting opportunity to rapidly expand their services. We will continue to place the greatest emphasis upon the quality of service to our client base," said Brian Cushing.

Cushing and Associates as a new division, further enhances C-MAR Group's coherent life of asset services. Providing a holistic approach for clients C-MAR aims to effectively reduce clients' operational costs, and increase efficiency, whilst maintaining the highest levels of environmental, health, safety and quality standards. C-MAR is dedicated to the recruitment and training of local personnel in each location they operate in currently employing in excess of 500 offshore and 100 onshore support personnel worldwide. The sustained success of the C-MAR Group is due to the expertise, integrity and commitment of their people and quality services.