Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile device hard drive by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. By continuing to use our website you accept our use of cookies. We use 2 groups of cookies: Google Analytics and another Cookie Consent cookie to register your acceptance of our use of cookies.


Google Analytics Cookies and transfer to the USA

The 4 Google Analytics cookies provide us with data about visitor usage patterns on our site. They allow us to recognize and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around the site when they’re using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example by making sure users are finding what they need easily.. The cookies Google Analytics stores are:





These cookies expire in 2 years, 30 mins, when you close your browser and 6 months respectively.

The type of data collected and transferred to Google Inc. in the USA are for instance your IP address, the date and time you have accessed the website, how many pages and which pages you have visited and how long you stayed on each page, etc. Those data are amalgamated to form anonymous statistical information used by SBM Offshore. Please note that you may object to such processing by clicking “No” on the cookies pop-up that appears on the top of the page of our website, or by following this link:


Cookies related to social networks sharing: Linkedin, Facebook, Twitter

These cookies are not collected by us, but by the respective social sharing plateforms. These third party websites can send their own cookies to your browser if your browser’s preferences allow it (you may disable it by going to: You can learn more about such cookies by checking each of these websites’ privacy policy.


Pop-up Cookie Consent Cookie

The cookie set by the cookie consent plugin to record that you accept the fact that the site uses cookies.  The cookie that this plugin uses is:


It’s function is to record your acceptance of the fact that the site uses cookies. This cookie is used to stop the Cookie notification displaying each time a new session is opened and it expires in 1 month.