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

1988

first-helideck

Built world’s first aluminium Enhanced Satefy helideck (1st generation)

1989

Conducted first live fire test on 1st Generation of Enhanced Safety helideck

1995

Second full scale fire test on 1st Generation of Enhanced Safety hideck

1998

Built first onshore helipad for Telekom Malaysia

2002

Built first fully bolted aluminium support structure for Agip

2003

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

2004

shell-e11-2004
First DIFFS installed for Shell E11 platform helideck

2006

Delivered our 100th helideck

iso9000
Awardede ISO9000 certification

Mater-helipad

Introduced the first Enhanced Safery helipad to Australia for Mater Hospital

2008

Perdido-Feb-2010

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

Delivered our 200th helideck

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

HK-MFT-astech-safety-helipad--world's-largest-helipad-110m-x-34m-with-dual-heliports

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

2009

Patent applied for new enhanced safety helideck system.

2013

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

2014

Aluminium Offshore Europe opens in March 2014

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 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 Adnoc, UAE

…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 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

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, Aircraft Services Shell Group of Companies

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 Expo