Value Chain

  • 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.
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    MacArtney A/S (Headquarters)
    Gl. Guldagervej 48, DK-6710 Esbjerg V
    Tel: +45 7613 2000
    info@macartney.com
     
    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)
  • make SMM the world's biggest trade fair for the maritime sector. Even more important is the quality of the fair's 2200 exhibitors which cover the entire value chain of the maritime industry. This allows us to claim international technology and innovation leadership once again.At the exhibition stands, visitors

  • to continue pushing to innovate and develop in shaping the company with new products and new technologies.”   Schottel is committed to the entire value chain, and to that end it houses complete manufacturing steps in house, from raw steel and machining to assembly and testing, including CFD and in-house

  • Energy. What are they?Well, they’re both driven by – I know it’s a buzzword but we believe it – ecosystem thinking. So this is looking at the end-to-end value chain and asking “where do we play a primary role,” though traditionally in marine that would probably be in, onboard a vessel, that’s engines and automation

  • , digitization, and cloud computing. As a deeper understanding develops around these topics, many have begun to actively seek new ways to work across the value chain, discover new roles and solidify a place in an imminent, unfamiliar future.    Ryan explains, “Smart technology allows a much broader and horizontal

  • blends.    As the marine industry transitions increasingly to natural gas, GE’s Marine Solutions brings experience of working across the whole LNG value chain for two decades—from production to processing, transport and propulsion—to help achieve the smooth transition.   The Digital Wave Booming demand

  • , has made been so successful, they’ve moved to own fish farms themselves in a palpable drive seen elsewhere in fisheries circles to own as much of the value chain as possible. The trend is driving orders of all types, and umbrella group Seafood Norway says the aquaculture supply chain now adds annual value

  • of distance traveled.2.Commercial value is always measured as a function of time (revenue per period). Processing the data quickly matters to the whole value chain.3.Efficiencies in acquisition methods, sensors and processing will ultimately begin to converge towards a monolithic solution with consistent operating

  • largest impacts, a CSV file with the top 50 largest impacts, and a slot-time report from the SpotBot.   By using SpotBot to track cargo through the value chain, you can pinpoint issues during transportation so that they can be remedied and avoided in the future. The visibility to impact and temperature

  • and commercial obstacles hindering the widespread adoption of LNG as marine fuel. We expect increased and significant investments across the shipping value chain as a result of this decision and the certainty it provides. LNG is an economic, clean and safe marine fuel with increasing global availability,

  • , in all areas of public and private administration.   Software solutions and technologies are needed to utilize EDAS, and build/offer commercial value added services exploiting EGNOS features. Figure 1 presents one of the outcomes of extensive trials conducted in various road environments.   Users

  • to NOF Energy’s Subsea Northeast group, the UK subsea sector supports more than 66,000 jobs in more than 750 companies, supplying goods and services valued in excess of $11.2 billion.   George Rafferty, Chief Executive of NOF Energy, comments, “The UK subsea sector is enormously important. Firstly,

  • MN Jul-19#53 PEOPLE & COMPANY NEWS
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    PEOPLE & COMPANY NEWS Crowley OMSA Danfoss Welch Remont ZachariaGoldenberg Abisch Fuhrmann Sheff Nichols Wells Menzer OMSA announced the hire of Chad commercial and government new con- Crowley Announces Fuhrmann as Director of Regula- struction programs for the Company. Leadership Additions

  • MN Jul-19#51 VESSELS
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    VESSELS Lake Assault Fireboat Now on Duty in Georgia vides ? re suppression and emergency response services. The craft can quickly transport water into a network of stand- pipes located along the shoreline to supply lake water for ground-based ? re? ghting operations. Moreover, its deck- mounted

  • MN Jul-19#49  traditional) with tra- Proven Value
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    , the and innovative practices. University of Iowa published a study comparing a blended training approach (50% VR and 50% traditional) with tra- Proven Value ditional training methods. As predicted, simulation-based In the maritime industry, XR training demonstrates activities consumed fewer materials

  • MN Jul-19#47 Credit: AdobeStock_Ian Dyball
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    Credit: AdobeStock_Ian Dyball for the companies that develop the nation’s valuable offshore tail about the development timeline of an offshore wind proj- energy resources in an environmentally responsible manner. ect, detailing the usual timing and needs of these projects. Similarly, the Offshore Marine

  • MN Jul-19#46 COLUMN OP/ED
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    COLUMN OP/ED Stronger Together NOIA, OMSA Partner to Advance U.S. Vessel Opportunities in the Emerging Offshore Wind Sector. By Timothy Charters and Aaron Smith In 1941, geologist opened for offshore energy production in 1966, the ? rst Orval Lester Brace work was conducted by many of the men,

  • MN Jul-19#45  ± 5°C) are detected.  highly valued by workboat owners and)
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    of heat and activates as solution that actively prevents electrical ? res – making it soon as abnormal temperatures (80ºC ± 5°C) are detected. highly valued by workboat owners and operators. Being Once activated, the Single and Multi-Point Sensors gener- able to detect a ? re before it starts means that

  • MN Jul-19#43  50 barrels of 
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    a $6 mil- lion vessel and makes 50 decisions simultaneously, by himself. Barges are worth about $1 million each and with 50 barrels of gas; that has a value, too. The old saying, speed kills, is true. How many Wall Street bankers make 50 decisions instantly without consulting anyone else on $6 million

  • MN Jul-19#34 PROPULSION
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    PROPULSION “Our target market is engines that are out of the OEM warranty period.” – Pat Roach, Interstate-McBee’s Vice President of Sales & Marketing in 90+ countries. Hence, a key part of the Interstate-McBee OEM’s do it themselves. That said, Roach insists, price is promise involves distribution

  • MN Jul-19#33 PROPULSION
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compete)
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    PROPULSION “Although price is one area in which we compete with the OEM, we excel on the service and support side. As a privately held business, we are both ? exible and fast. Our prices are lower because we take one step out of the distribution chain meaning one less markup to the ? nal user, but

  • MN Jul-19#12  to be below owner’s “book values”, if not at scrap 
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    until owners start scrapping due to lack of buyers. Prices popular engine is Cummins in 61 of 214 boats where en- are likely to be below owner’s “book values”, if not at scrap gines are given, followed by 59 GMs, 49 CATs, 13 with levels. Marcon has also recent cases of owners having to pay MANB&Ws, 10

  • MN Jun-19#17  either 
expect or positively value such as 1000h 
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    and better ser- vice. To achieve this, we gave our engi- neering team a list of requirements that we knew the customers would either expect or positively value such as 1000h service intervals. The challenge for the engineering team is then delivering a product that meets these requirements within the package

  • MN Jun-19#6  attention to the three core 
values that brought them here:)
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    (FMS) program, spanning dozens of nations. Along the way, USMI CEO and President Barry Dreyfus, Jr has always paid close attention to the three core values that brought them here: Family, Integrity and Quality. A fascinating look at this Ameri- can success story begins on page 38. This month, ‘success’

  • MN Jun-19#2  35 exciting years, USMI’s core values of 
By Joseph Keefe
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    applications in challenging 38 USMI: 35 Years & Going Strong conditions. It’s not hard to see why. Spanning 35 exciting years, USMI’s core values of By Joseph Keefe Family, Integrity and Quality have served the ? rm and its military customers well. The next 35 promise to be just SHORTSEA

  • MR Jun-19#52  used to power the equip- value proposition for hydrogen)
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    points out that “the main project in Norway at different stages of tial of hydrogen fuel cell technology is the electricity used to power the equip- value proposition for hydrogen fuel cell execution, it is clear that maritime hy- the way in which the hydrogen is pro- ment comes from renewable energy

  • MR Jun-19#49 MarTID 2019: the second annual maritime training insights)
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    MarTID 2019: the second annual maritime training insights database OPINIONS ON AUTONOMY in marine fuel from 3.5 to 0.5% by 2020, and long- term the proposal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions While technology behind the advent of autonomous operations is ubiquitous 50% by 2050. On the commercial side

  • MR Jun-19#46 MarTID 2019
Maritime Training Insights Database
2019)
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    MarTID 2019 Maritime Training Insights Database 2019 Training Practices Report esults from the second annual While a complex and time-consuming to livestock. While ships, technology tously in 2018 – 46 – which is the lowest Maritime Training Insights endeavor to plan, execute, compile and and increasing

  • MR Jun-19#44  OOCL brand 
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    (OOCL). Unlike THE WORLD’S “BIGGEST” SHIPOWNERS Danske Bank, Maersk Oil, its tanker division, other mergers, the well-known OOCL brand Source: VesselsValue and, most recently, Maersk Drilling. It has has remained; after a protracted sales process, added to its liner girth the old-fashioned way – the

  • MR Jun-19#42  entities raise funds through  Value, with analyst Court Smith)
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    nancial- shipping information provider Vessels- an effective remedy that can enable a been exponentially harder.” where the entities raise funds through Value, with analyst Court Smith, telling more favorable playing ? eld between Another important dimension is established capital markets (see Table 1

  • MR Jun-19#41  
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    world yearbook could be delivered to any one of seven Top U.S. Ports cargo in value (in Millions) Top U.S. Ports Cargo (total tons) terminals in the “Los Angeles–Long RankU.S. Port 2018 2017 RankU.S. Port 2018 Tons2017 Tons Beach complex,” which is another way 1 Los Angeles $

  • MR Jun-19#40  top 
10 U.S. Ports by TEUs and value. That infor-
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    2019 TOP U.S. PORTS ast year at this time we provided a list of the top 10 U.S. Ports by TEUs and value. That infor- mation was provided to us by the diligent folks Lat Descartes Datamine, one of the best maritime data crunchers on the planet. The list showed: Notably, the top 10 ports are the same for

  • MR Jun-19#38  DAY, HEAD OF OFFSHORE, VESSELS VALUE
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    2019 BY ROBERT DAY, HEAD OF OFFSHORE, VESSELS VALUE NEWBUILD moved into full swing and we saw the THE RIG MARKET DEMOLITION Unsurprisingly, across the offshore market ? ooded with distressed ton- In the rig sector, Borr Drilling has Tidewater continues to set the stan- sectors, newbuild orders have

  • MR Jun-19#37  SMITH, SENIOR ANALYST, VESSELS VALUE
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    world yearbook BY COURT SMITH, SENIOR ANALYST, VESSELS VALUE Infrastructure continues to expand, carriers has increased over the past the spectrum and pulling spot rates sition in US based LNG projects has and pricing incentives will continue several years. More than 60 countries upwards. ignited a

  • MR Jun-19#35 , HEAD CARGO ANALYST, VESSELS VALUE
NEWBUILD SECOND HAND three-year)
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    world yearbook BULKERS BY OLIVIA WATKINS, HEAD CARGO ANALYST, VESSELS VALUE NEWBUILD SECOND HAND three-year lows. This was represented DEMOLITION Many Chinese companies have been To contrast the limited activity in the The bulker market as a whole has in the sale and purchase market with a stepping up

  • MR Jun-19#33  COOPER, CARGO ANALYST, VESSELS VALUE
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    world yearbook CONTAINERSHIPS BY GUY COOPER, CARGO ANALYST, VESSELS VALUE this larger tonnage, peaking in April 2019 at $25,000 per NEWBUILD The highlight for newbuild orders in the last 12 months day, the highest it has been for nearly four years. must certainly be HMM’s mammoth order back in Sep- DEMOLITI