Who We Are

​​​​​​​​​Sapura Navegação Marítima is a Brazilian Shipping Company, a joint venture between two international key players in their markets, Seadrill and Sapura Energy.

​​We are one of the leading subsea services players in the Brazilian market, ​​with six support, installation and flexible pipe laying vessels (Diamante, Topázio, Ônix, Jade, Esmeralda and Rubi​) and other vessel projected for passengers and transport of dry cargo (Tro​picaliente). A current workforce encompassing more than 900 professionals, with 23 different nationalities.

In Brazil, we are headquartered in downtown Rio de Janeiro, but we also have offices in Caxias and Macaé. Through our shareholders, we have a global presence in over 20 countries including England, Malaysia, China, Australia, Singapore, the USA and the Middle East.

Sapura Energy

SapuraKencana Energy Berhad (Sapura Energy) is a full-fledged upstream player and one of the world’s largest integrated oil and gas services and solutions providers. SapuraKencana’s full spectrum of capabilities covers the entire value chain of exploration, development, production, rejuvenation, and decommissioning and abandonment. With a multinational workforce comprising 51 nationalities and over 13,000 people, comprehensive world-class assets and project management capabilities, the Group’s global presence can be seen in over 20 countries, including Malaysia, China, Australia, Brazil, the United States of America, West Africa, and the Middle East.​

See more: http://sapurakencana.com/


Seadrill is one of the world leaders in offshore deepwater drilling. Its aim is to unlock oil and gas for the benefit of its customers and their customers in the safest, most efficient manner possible. The Company operates a versatile fleet of 68 rigs that comprises drillships, jack-ups, semi-submersibles and tender rigs for operations in shallow to ultra-deepwater areas, in both harsh and benign environments.

See more: http://www.seadrill.com/


Our Vision is to be the best entrepreneurially-led, technically competent and most trusted Subsea Services Company in the eyes of our customers, shareholders and most importantly, our workforce.

We will be guided by our honesty, trust and respect for all. We will achieve our business objectives by being safe, agile and professional, striving continuously to exceed ​all of our stakeholders’ expectations.

For us, setting the standard in Subsea Services means:

  • Taking the lead
  • Being energetic and inspiring
  • Setting examples to be followed
  • Reaching ambitious goals
  • Being demanding
  • Challenging each other and our customers
  • Taking pride in the work we do

It also means that we believe it is possible for us to operate without injuries in all activities.

Our vision defines what we intend to achieve.


Through our extensive experience and broad knowledge of Subsea Services, our mission is to plan, develop and execute subsea services successfully and safely, making Sapura the most important partner to its customers.

Our Values

Our corporate culture embodies six core values, which are critical for decision-making and fundamental to our operation. These values define our identity and cannot be compromised.​

  • S afety
    We look after each other. We don’t want anyone to get hurt. We plan carefully to execute safely and we respond immediately to unsafe or unsatisfactory conditions.
  • A gility
    We are efficient and perform activities in accordance with best practice, following Sapura’s values and internal procedures.
  • P roactivity
    We are innovative and inventive, and are continually on the lookout for better solutions. We embrace change and always seek new opportunities
  • U nit
    We reward teamwork initiatives. We believe in the union of efforts to maximize the results achieved. We are ethical and collaborative with others.​
  • R esponsibility
    We display integrity in everything we do. We operate correctly from the start, and deliver what we promise. We constantly challenge ourselves and others to find smarter ways of working.
  • A lways seek for Operational Improvements
    We invest in our workforce. We believe that a skilled and experienced team makes a huge difference. We share ideas and information. We listen to our customers and act on what they say. We reward great performance and use it as an example to be followed.

Our V​alues define how we will achieve our vision.