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Ashtead Technology Acquires Welaptega

Subsea equipment solutions specialist Ashtead Technology said it has bolstered its inspection, maintenance and repair (IMR) services and capabilities with the acquisition of Canadian-based underwater inspection company Welaptega.The transaction comes 10 months after the company completed a joint venture with Forum Energy Technologies, creating an independent provider of subsea survey and ROV equipment services with a fleet of 19,000 assets worth in excess of £100 million.Today’s announcement marks Ashtead’s third deal since it was acquired by Buckthorn Partners and APICORP in 2016.

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Stephen Joins Ashtead Technology

in Aberdeen, Ashtead provides calibration services to the internationally recognised UKAS standard 17025. All calibrations are carried out by qualified, trained engineers in accordance with all major equipment manufacturer specifications.   Founded in 1985, Ashtead is an independent subsea equipment solutions specialist providing rental and sale of survey, ROV and NDT equipment, engineered measurement solutions, offshore personnel, training, calibration, repair and maintenance and equipment management solutions. Positioned at the forefront of technology and innovative solutions, Ashtead strives

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Mair Joins Ashtead Senior Management Team

David Mair joins Ashtead Technology’s senior management team as the newly appointed business development director.    With a career spanning more than 20 years in the oil and gas industry, Mair joins the subsea equipment solutions specialist from Hoover Ferguson Group where he held the position of global business development director. Prior to this, Mair worked at Subsea 7 where he held a number of senior management roles, including group vice president of business development.   Based in Aberdeen, Mair will be responsible for Ashtead’s global business development

ATR and Centurion Merge

, RentAir Offshore, Seanic Ocean Systems, Tristar Water Solutions and Mining Camps Australia.    ATR Group specializes in the rental, sale and inspection of specialized equipment to the petrochemicals, marine, subsea and offshore oil and gas industries. Its five business units are ATR Equipment Solutions, ATR Lifting Solutions, ATR Power Solutions, Underwater Engineering Services and Safety & Technical Hydraulics.   Moorhouse said, “This is a great deal for both parties and their shareholders, all of whom remain in the business. It is also good news for the industry in general

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STR Expands Dredging Equipment Offering

to ensure safety and reliability.”   Neil Jackson, Sales and Operations Manager at STR, commented on expanding STR’s inventory of dredging equipment and the benefits customers can expect: “Building on our growing reputation for delivering the very best survey and subsea equipment solutions, the STS range of pioneering dredgers serve only to strengthen our commitments.&rdquo

Robbins Technology Group joins forces with Royal IHC

Royal IHC Expands into Offshore, Mining

to customers. In addition, it strengthens IHC’s position in the downstream minerals processing market for heavy mineral sands, as well as other commodity activities in which IHC has vast knowledge and experience. The collaboration between the two companies gives customers the best equipment solutions available at competitive prices. It also utilises the two companies’ mutual understanding of the full life cycle of mineral deposits. Bram Roelse, IHC’s CEO, said, “These acquisitions, both effective from 31 October 2015, fit perfectly within IHC 2020. The overall aim

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ZPMC Orders Romica Equipment for DSV

safely and reliably.”   REL was founded in 2003 to provide payload welfare to the oceanographic and offshore oil and gas sector. Romica supports companies undertaking subsea measurement, monitoring and IRM (Inspection Repair Maintenance) tasks through a range of services, tools and equipment solutions.   Zhang Wei, manager at ZPMC, said, “It’s fortuitous to get the opportunity to cooperate with Romica for this project. It’s the very first time, but Romica showed us great advantages when preparing the technical proposal. We wish this would be a good beginning and

Exclusive Agreements Drive Sales at Ashtead Technology

and maintenance of increasingly sophisticated subsea equipment. Ashtead Technology’s commercial director, Tim Sheehan, said, “With a strong heritage stretching back some thirty years, Ashtead has evolved from a rental business to become a much more integrated provider of subsea equipment solutions, offering custom solutions to meet the needs of the subsea industry from survey to engineering, procurement and construction companies and to the inspection, repair and maintenance sector. We have invested heavily in our fleet and in securing global agreements with the leading manufacturers

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REL to Supply Deep Ocean Mooring Winch System to NOC

of a new Research Ship.” REL was founded in 2003 to provide payload welfare to the oceanographic and offshore oil and gas sector. Romica supports companies undertaking subsea measurement, monitoring and IRM (Inspection Repair Maintenance) tasks through a range of services, tools and equipment solutions. Andy Henson, Scientific Engineering Manager at NOC said, “We are delighted to be working with Romica once more after a competitive tender process.  This winch will enable us to continue to deliver cutting edge ocean science.”  

Xiangyanghong 10, Photo courtesy of REL

Romica Engineering Supports Chinese Research Vessel

in the required subsea position. REL was founded in 2003 to provide payload welfare to the oceanographic and offshore oil & gas sector. Romica supports companies undertaking subsea measurement, monitoring and IRM (Inspection Repair Maintenance) tasks through a range of services, tools and equipment solutions. Bob Turner, Managing Director of REL said: “We are delighted that the Second Institute Oceanography (State Oceanic Administration) have selected Romica to support their LARS requirements. This contract for the supply of a fully integrated LARS solution allows the Second Institute

RMEC managing director, Bryan Fagen

RMEC Embarks on Five-year Growth Strategy

ramp up activity going forward by increasing our capacity through organic year-on-year growth. “Part of this spend will see us invest in new equipment to support our diversification into the decommissioning sector where there is a rising global demand for a project management approach to equipment solutions.”  

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