• Geoff is a co-founder of BPP-TECH. Gordon Drummond of NSRI conducted this interview at Subsea Expo 2017 in Aberdeen.

    Geoff is a Chartered Engineer, a Fellow of The Institution of Mechanical Engineers, and also of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects.

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  • London U.K – BPP Cables Ltd, the locally owned, independent provider of submarine cable expertise & engineering, is pleased to announce that their experienced team has been enhanced by the addition of Mr Tony Zymelka. Tony has taken on the role of Director of Cable Operations and will leverage his extensive knowledge, contacts, experience & capabilities of the industry to expand the range of services that BPP Cables offer.

  • BPP attended the joint SubseaUK/SUT Subsea Integrity and Efficiency conference held at the ICE HQ in December. A wide range of interesting presentations: See SubseaUK website

    As a board member of SubseaUK and SUT committees part of Geoff Lyon’s remit is to ensure benefit for members of each organisation is improved by synergy.

  • Geoff Lyons continues on the SUT London & South of England committee following the AGM in November.

    This committee is seeing a re-invigoration in interest despite (or because of) the current oil price reductions. In particular SUT+ for younger members is seeing a spectacular increase in activities.

    Whilst SUT is a learned society it provides excellent networking opportunities for industry. See SUT website  for further details or contact Geoff

  • BPP’s director Geoff Lyons was re-elected to the board at SubseaUK AGM.

    Have a look at Geoff’s views on the subsea industry and means for improving business opportunities in these challenging times on the Subsea UK website

    Geoff also leads the SubseaUK South East committee which aims to promote the subsea industry in the South of England.

  • After 3 years as Chairman of the Aberdeen branch of the Society of Underwater Technology BPP’s Regional Manager: Chris Milner stood down at that branch’s AGM and annual dinner.

    SUT Aberdeen Branch AGM

    There were approximately 160 guests who were amused by the after dinner speaker Brian Taylor, BBC Scotland’s Political Editor, and ‘heads and tails’ in support of the educational support fund. Chris remains on the SUT Aberdeen committee which continues to be vibrant.

  • BPP-TECH, in alliance with Welaptega, provides a comprehensive “Fitness for Purpose” evaluation of floating vessel mooring systems. An on-site, detailed quantitative underwater inspection is a critical component for advanced assessments.  
    Mooring failure is a Class 1 hazard, the highest rating by the UK Health and Safety Executive.
  • BPP-TECH exhibited at Subsea Expo (formerly known as Subsea 2014) in Aberdeen, headed up by our team from the Aberdeen office.

    If you would like to find out more about our activities in Aberdeen please email

  • BPP-TECH continues to support Subsea UK with its tour of universities, encouraging students to get involved with the subsea sector. Its latest initiative saw member companies visit Cranfield University to introduce 30 students to the opportunities available in the industry.

  • BPP-TECH has won a contract to investigate specific failures of wind turbine gearboxes and bearings using our engineering and specialist metallurgical expertise.

    This work comes after recently providing technical support to investigate an onshore gas line failure. BPP-TECH’s independent forensic analyses ensure failure causation is understood, and allows the occurrence frequency and consequence of future incidents to be reduced.