About ORSI

Offshore Recruiting Services Inc. (ORSI) is Canada's leading offshore labour contractor. We specialize in the provision of skilled and certified marine, drilling, subsea construction and catering personnel. Our people have been mobilized to a wide variety of specialized subsea construction vessels and installations involved in the development of major offshore projects in Canada as well as worldwide. ORSI has been there - from Canada's first producing offshore field - Panuke/Cohasset, - to the Hibernia platform, one of the largest offshore projects in the world, to both subsea construction projects offshore Newfoundland (Terra Nova and White Rose) and is today involved in both Hibernia South and White Rose subsea extensions as well as involvement in the development of Newfoundland’s new and prolific oil exploration basins- Flemish Pass/Cap and Orphan. Our people are accustomed to working in harsh environments the Beaufort Sea, North Atlantic etc. This home grown experience and skills allows ORSI to work internationally – usually on deepwater subsea construction projects in Norway, Brazil, West Africa and Australia.

ORSI is an ISO 9001-2008 Certified since 2000. ORSI is a Transport Canada Seafarer Recruitment and Placement Service (SRPS) License holder, Canada’s requirement to meet Maritime Labour Convention 2006 (MLC2006) legislation

ORSI has supported a vast array of specialized installations for a wide variety of clients in Canada as well as worldwide, including:

• Mobile Offshore Drilling Units of all configuration types
• Offshore Production Installations
• Anchor Handling Tug Supply Vessels
• Heavy Lift Crane Vessels
• Multi-purpose Construction Vessels
• Diving Support Vessels
• Trailing Suction Dredging Vessels
• Flexible Fall Pipe Vessels
• DP Coring Vessels
• Jack-up Accommodation Vessels
• Multi-streamer 3D Seismic Vessels.


ORSI insists that its employees are competent and certified for the job at hand, and are fully briefed about the vessel technology, and are made aware of the expectations of the vessel owners and field operators. ORSI’s top priority is to ensure that without exception our employees are safe and secure in the workplace and operate in a culture that puts safety first. ORSI delivers industry standard wages to all its employees and provides its employees and their families with a comprehensive employee benefits package. ORSI, when operating in host countries – Norway, USA, Brazil, and West Africa - ensures that its employees and clients are compliant with tax regimes and national social services agencies as well as required visas and inoculations. ORSI provides its employees and client’s complete around-the-clock logistical and security support from its offices in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador and Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.



ORSI was recently featured on The Energy Show.