Ashtead Technology Partners with MacArtney in Norway
13 July 2011
World leading marine rental company, Ashtead Technology, announces the appointment of MacArtney Norge A/S as Ashtead Technology agent for the Nordic Region. MacArtney is a well established global supplier of underwater technology,specialising 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 at Stavanger. A technical workshop and support facilities will also be provided from the new MacArtney base.
Ashtead Technology view the appointment of MacArtney as a significant step in plans for geographical growth. 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 complete 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, fibre 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.”