Motive Offshore announces MoU with Orca Offshore Azerbaijan

Source: press release, 15 June 2020

Motive specialises in the manufacture, rental and servicing of high-capacity winches, umbilical testing and deployment equipment and associated services to the onshore and offshore oil and gas, marine, decommissioning and renewables industries
Motive specialises in the manufacture, rental and servicing of high-capacity winches, umbilical testing and deployment equipment and associated services to the onshore and offshore oil and gas, marine, decommissioning and renewables industries (photo: Motive Offshore)

Marine equipment fabrication and rental specialist, Motive Offshore, continues to strengthen its global positioning as it signs a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Orca Offshore.

The 2-year agreement with the offshore design, fabrication and installation specialist will be focussed in Azerbaijan, and is an exclusive agreement between the two organisations.

Launched in 2010, the last 18 months has seen Motive Offshore embark upon an ambitious growth strategy, which has been reflected by the launch of several new service lines, international growth and acquisition activity. The company views overseas partnerships as a fundamental part to its ongoing success.

Motive Offshore CEO, Dave Acton, says, “We have a number of highly successful global partnerships in place, and the recent collaboration with Orca is a great addition.”

“The Middle East and Asia are key growth markets for Motive, and this partnership provides the ability to showcase our capabilities in the area, working alongside Orca Offshore, which enjoys a robust presence and impressive track record in the region,” adds Acton.

Orca Offshore Director, Craig Dunn, says, Orca Offshore Director, Craig Dunn, says, “The MoU is a mutually beneficial collaboration that brings Motive’s extensive technical expertise to Orca’s existing oil and gas business in Azerbaijan. The MoU enhances our capability in the area and the coming together of two ambitious companies is a great fit.”

Together the companies have already secured a six-figure contract with a major EPC client in Baku, Azerbaijan and plan to continue working together to bring each of its products and services to the local market in Azerbaijan carrying out key projects in the area.