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Who we are

Who we are

ABL Group is a leading global independent energy and marine consultant working in energy and oceans to de-risk and drive the energy transition across the renewables, maritime and oil and gas sectors, offering our clients the deepest pool of world-class expertise across marine and engineering disciplines from more than 300 locations worldwide.

Headquartered in London, the ABL Group has offices in all major marine and offshore energy hubs worldwide. We have 65 offices in 39 countries across Europe, Africa, the Americas, the Middle East, Asia, and Australia.

The ABL Group is a publicly listed company on the Oslo Børs (ABL)

Global partner, local expert

ABL Group offers the deepest pool of world-class expertise across marine and engineering disciplines in the market, able to give customers the very best advice and support. Our extensive global footprint allows us to provide more local expertise and a swifter response to wherever our customer’s projects or assets are.









The ABL Group

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The energy and marine consultants.

The offshore wind consultants.

The independent engineering, design and analysis consultants.

The well and management and engineering specialists.

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The specialised engineering consultants.

The marine renewables engineering and R&D consultants.

The geotechnical, geophysical and geological consultants.

The superyacht surveyors and consultants.

Energy and oceans

Energy and oceans are where the ABL Group conducts its work. 

From with our long maritime legacy of over 150 years with the Salvage Association in the era of sailing ships and steam, to our deep involvement in the last four decades of the offshore oil and gas industry as they increasingly sought resources from locations with ever more remote and harsher environments to now helping to develop and construct offshore renewables in all parts of the globe and developing new clean marine propulsion systems; energy and oceans have been at the heart of the Group. 

Energy and oceans are where we work and the world in which we live.

De-risking and driving the energy transition

Uniquely placed to support our customers through their energy transition journey, ABL Group continues to identify new ways to innovate. 

The Group has amassed significant expertise across its service offering, this provides a number of skills that customers in any market can draw upon. 

Seek the truth

Quaerite vera – to seek the truth – is at the heart of all that we do and how we do it. 

It is the core of our business, seeking the truth in terms of being an impartial third party whether providing surveys, audits, inspections, analysis, engineering, opinion, or expert witness.

It is also at the heart of how we do business; we never compromise on quality and integrity and we are transparent and open in our business ethics.

Quaerite vera was the motto of the Salvage Association (now incorporated into the ABL Group) which was established in 1856 and originally incorporated by royal charter in 1867. Seeking the truth at the request of clients is still the core of our business.

Our purpose and values


To be the global independent energy and marine consultant of choice


TRUTH – We ‘seek the truth’ in the work we do and how we do it

ONE TEAM – Standing as one team to bring our best

EXCELLENCE – Always striving for technical and service excellence

SUSTAINABILITY – Shaping a better future by driving sustainable outcomes 

INNOVATION – Imagination without boundaries or hierarchy

TRUST – The foundation in which all our values are built on

Our People

The ABL Group has the deepest pool of world-class expertise across marine and engineering disciplines. Use this filter to find your local expert.

Work with us

At the ABL Group, we recruit talented people that help contribute to our guiding principles – our people, our independence and our reputation.