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  • Established in the UK in 1953 for the installation of marine pipelines, reclamation work and outfalls.  Land & Marine was part of the Boskalis Group.
  • Expanded in the 1960s to meet the needs of the oil and gas industry in the UK and overseas.
  • Expanded our offshore capabilities in the early 1980s adding post-lay pipeline ploughing.
  • In the mid 1980s, became the first UK contractor to offer horizontal directional drilling services.
  • Joined the Costain Group in 1984.  Expanded into the flowline bundle market in 1990.
  • Joined the Smit Group in 1996.  Developed Flow-Lay® in 2001.
  • Joined Daniel Contractors Ltd in 2002.
  • Acquired Alfred McAlpine Marine Pipeline Division in 2003.
  • Acquired Walter Lawrence in March 2005.
  • Acquired the McTay tank division from Mowlem Engineering in February 2006.
  • Acquired Avoidatrench from Pochin in July 2006.
  • Acquired Stork Protech Limited in December 2008, a multi‑discipline engineering design consultancy serving the oil, gas, nuclear and general process industries.
  • Acquired the assets of Haigh Pettican Limited (HPL) in July 2009, strengthening our in‑house mechanical fabrication capabilities.
  • Joined  J Murphy & Sons Limited, May 2013