August 2016 - Marine Technology Reporter

MTR100: MacArtney

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The MacArtney Group is a global supplier of underwater technology products and systems specializing in design, manufacture, sales and service of a wide range of systems to offshore oil and gas operators, surveyors, the renewable energy sector, ocean science institutes and navies across the world. The company offers an extensive variety of advanced and reliable products and system solutions which are designed and tested to supply high quality, efficiency and dependable performance in challenging underwater environments. All MacArtney systems and components are backed by an international network of subsidiaries and representatives providing local access to global support.
MacArtney has been supplying products and engineering solutions for almost 40 years and is a privately owned corporation with group headquarters in Esbjerg on the west coast of Denmark. From its head office, the company has been providing logistical, technical, financial and marketing support to all of the companies within the group since 1978.  The MacArtney Group supplies and services a wide range of integrated systems and products designed, developed and manufactured by MacArtney. It is also trusted representatives of leading manufacturers of underwater products.  MacArtney supply includes SubConn, OptoLink, TrustLink and GreenLink connectivity, cable and termination solutions, advanced NEXUS and EMO fiber optic telemetry systems, electric CORMAC and MERMAC winch, handling and LARS systems including active heave compensation (AHC) winches for ROVs. The MacArtney range of fast and precise remotely operated towed vehicles (ROTV) includes the MacArtney FOCUS 2, FOCUS 3, TRIAXUS and FLEXUS vehicles. Moreover, MacArtney supplies a versatile range of LUXUS underwater cameras, lights, media controllers, pan-and-tilt units and accessories. System design and integration by qualified, experienced engineers is an important part of the MacArtney portfolio. Combined with a wide range of products and systems, MacArtney can provide turnkey solutions designed specifically for requirements and installed ready for use wherever needed. The cornerstones of the MacArtney fields of operation are:
  • Oil and Gas: solutions from seabed to surface, supplying the entire value chain
  • Defense: supplying connectivity products, instrumentation, deck- and-over-the-side handling equipment
  • Ocean Science: handling scientific equipment and data, instrumentation
  • Renewable Energy: supplying state-of-the-art solutions to wave, tidal and offshore wind applications and projects
  • Civil Engineering: providing underwater technology products and solutions to a wide range and variety of projects, operators and developers
  • Diving: underwater cameras, lights and media controllers for the professional professional diving industry.
MacArtney A/S (Headquarters)
Gl. Guldagervej 48, DK-6710 Esbjerg V
Tel: +45 7613 2000
Niels Erik Hedeager, Group Managing Director/CEO; 
Hans-Jørgen Hansen, Vice-President, Sales & Marketing; 
Steen Worsøe, Vice-President, Technology
Bjarke T. Ovesen, Vice-President, System Solutions
Lasse Rasmussen, Vice-President, Engineering
Number of employees worldwide: 300 in group companies, 160 in associated companies. 
(As published in the July/August 2016 MTR100 edition of Marine Technology Reporter)

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