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Our Milestones

Helidecks Installed Globally

Our International client-base includes satisfied clients from these countries:

  • Abu Dhabi
  • Australia
  • Azerbaijan
  • Brazil
  • Brunei
  • China
  • Denmark
  • Egypt
  • France
  • India
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Japan
  • Korea
  • Malaysia
  • Mexico
  • New Zealand
  • Nigeria
  • Norway
  • Norway
  • Portugal
  • Qatar
  • Singapore
  • Thailand
  • UK
  • USA
  • Vietnam



Developed and built world’s first aluminium XE Enhanced Safety TM helideck (1st generation)


Conducted first live fire test on XE Enhanced Safety ™ helideck


Second full-scale fire test on XE Enhanced Safety ™ helideck


Built first onshore helipad for Telekom Malaysia on 62nd floor of Menara Telekom


Built first fully bolted aluminium support structure for Agip


3rd full scale live fire test on new DIFFS unit on our 2nd Generation XE Enhanced Safety ™ helideck


First DIFFS installed for Shell E11 platform helideck


Delivered our 100th helideck

Awardede ISO9000 certification


Introduced the first XE Enhanced Safety ™ helipad in Australia for Mater Hospital, Brisbane, QLD



Installed the first aluminium helideck allowed in US waters for Shell Perdido.

Delivered our 200th helideck

Fourth full scale live fire test on new XE Enhanced Safety ™ deck and DIFFS, leading to UKCAA amendments to CAP437 and forthcoming changes to ICAO heliport manual.


Built world’s biggest dual capacity aluminium XE Enhanced Safety ™ helipads for the Hong Kong Macau Ferry Terminal measuring 110m by 34m.


Patent applied for new XE Enhanced Safety ™ helideck system.


Complete first aluminium antennae tower Ekofisk Project, Phillips Petroleum, Norway


Aluminium Offshore Europe opens in March 2014


Fifth full scale live fire test on new MK III XE Enhanced Safety ™ helideck


Completed installation of first XE Enhanced Safety ™ helipad in New Zealand for Christchurch Hospital redevelopment project


Completed first order for Heavy-duty Dropped Object Protection Panels

I was personally Impressed by the thinking behind the fire containment properties of the helideck to provide passive safety on its own

Bernard Valois, Chairman of the Rescue Fire Fighting Working Group

The fire demonstration was well-organized and very convincing. The design offers weight and maintainability advantages, as well as the very effective fire retardant system.

John Hannay, Area Director
United Technology Sikorsky

We are pleased to award you with a Special Recognition Award (Safety) Certificate for achievement in the field of HSE in the category “Aviation Fires Risk Downrated” for 2005.

Yousef Omair bin Yousef, CEO

…must say that I was impressed by the fire containment capabilities of the deck. The effectiveness of water in putting out the fire was clearly significant.

Jim Tuggey, Director
Bell Helicopter

The staff at AOPL were extremely professionall, very efficient and timely in all their dealings with us, from negotiations to design details and construction, and right through to certification.

Dr. John Gilmore, Project Director
Mater Health Services

All the pilots at our heliport have unanimously expressed praise for this new helideck, especially the fit and finish of this product, which replaces an old rust-pront deck. We trust the high standards of design and manufacture will be upheld…

Captain Raz Zoers, Head of Aircraft Services
Shell Brunei

I expect any potential improvements to what is already an excellent product will only emerge as a result of operating experience.

Simon Fraser-McKenzie, Senior Development Engineer
Shell UK
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