Dacon AS

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Dacon AS was founded in 1979 and is a leader in rescue, safety and inspection equipment for the professional market. Dacon AS is a manufacturer, importer and distributor, with subsidiaries in inspection services in Norway and Thailand.

We are a leader in development and sales of inspection equipment and advanced camera systems for visual inspection. We offer sales, service, rental, guidance and training.

Innovators in maritime rescue equipment in more than 30 years. We produce and sell man-overboard rescue systems for all types of vessels worldwide.

Business activities: Dacon AS is a Norwegian SME established in 1979. It has four main Departments operating in Europe and the Far East.

  • NDT Inspection and underwater NDT Inspection, marinisation of NDT equipment
  • Inspection equipment sales
  • Remote Visual Inspection (RVI) including underwater cameras
  • Maritime rescue equipment

Dacon AS employs a total of 30 people in Norway

Role in project: Will lead the core part of the demo project which is the WP4 for in situ trials, will provide technical knowledge to WP3 and will lead the Consortium Management work package WP6.

Qualification for the role: Dacon are a leading sub-sea service NDT and inspection company and have been involved in offshore NDT and inspection work including underwater work since its inception in 1979. Underwater NDT and inspections are mainly based on ultrasonic and eddy current techniques using marinised equipment. The company also carries out diver-based video and photographic work for the major North Sea operators.

Key staff: Mr. Børre Børretzen (Technical Director) and Mr. A Børretzen (Managing Director) will both be contact persons for this project from Dacon, although Mr Børretzen will be the project coordinator too.