Even though it conducts its operations underwater, CTC Marine Projects is not about to hold its breath over the future of its business. The company is a leading specialist in trenching for subsea cables and pipelines, and performs subsea construction and the installation of subsea cables and pipelines. It is involved in research and development, geotechnical analysis, and project engineering and management. Customers hail from the telecommunications, oil and gas, power, and defense industries and have included ExxonMobil, Shell, and ConocoPhillips. CTC Marine Projects is part of Norway-based DeepOcean Group.