Artelia Group, European engineering firm specializing in building construction, infrastructure, water, industry and the environment, has acquired Open Ocean.
Open Ocean, composed of a team of oceanographers, in 2015 it launched a web platform, called Metocean Analytics, which provides an analysis of marine conditions anywhere in the world.
Open Ocean’s clients include leading players in the fields of marine renewable energy and maritime works.
Renaud Laborbe, executive chairman and founder of Open Ocean, said: “For Open Ocean, joining Artelia will enable us to supplement our range of services by providing our clients with all the technical and project management expertise they need, with the best possible quality guarantee.”
Artelia Group Expertise, Innovation & Digital Solutions director, Francois-Xavier Huard, added: “For Artelia, which strives constantly to accompany its clients on their path to digital transformation, the key benefit will lie in being able to offer ever more efficient ways of interacting, from online platform to physical scale model laboratory, in line with the requirements of each project stage. By harnessing the capabilities of digital technologies and Big Data, human expertise and scientific know-how, Artelia aims to go to even greater lengths to help its clients make the best possible use of their data.