ABERDEEN, UK – Ashtead Technology has announced the appointment of MacArtney Norge A/S as Ashtead Technology’s agent for the Nordic region. MacArtney is a global supplier of underwater technology, specializing in the design, manufacture, sales and service of a wide range of systems.
MacArtney will provide Ashtead Technology’s full equipment rental fleet, incorporating positioning equipment, ROV sensors, hydrographic and geophysical equipment and IRM, NDT and diving equipment to customers in the Nordic region, from their base in Stavanger. A technical workshop and support facilities will also be provided from the MacArtney base.
Ashtead Technology Offshore Division Managing Director Mark Derry said “MacArtney are the ideal partners for Ashtead Technology - they are well respected in the underwater technology sector, with over 30 years experience in the industry and highly qualified engineers to support our rental fleet. This agreement will allow us to offer enhanced support to both existing and new customers in the Nordic countries. With a local presence, fleet and technical support, we can better serve our customers, providing fully calibrated, ready to use rental equipment, where and when they require it, saving cost and transit time.”
The territory covered by the agreement is the Nordic region – Norway, Denmark, Finland, Sweden, Iceland and the Faroes.
Niels Erik Hedeager, group managing director/CEO at MacArtney, further added: "We are delighted to be working with Ashtead Technology - and MacArtney Norge’s new facilities are the ideal backdrop for one of the leading rental companies in the world. The synergy of Ashtead Technology’s rental of first class equipment to the underwater industry supported by our mechanical, fiber optic and electronic workshops and our test tank and pressure test tanks will offer our customers even better rental and service when and where needed.”