UTEC Survey, has announced the merger of NCS Survey, with its Aberdeen based operations UTEC Survey Construction Ltd to form one organization in EMEA – UTEC NCS Survey.
UTEC and NCS are both part of the Acteon group of companies which specializes in subsea services. The combination of UTEC and NCS provides a wide range of solutions for offshore positioning and construction support which includes rig moves, heavy lift, AUV services, geoscience as well as industrial measurement / dimensional control and asset management support.
Martin O’Carroll, CEO of UTEC Survey, said “The consolidation of these businesses increases the company’s portfolio and strengthens our core capabilities for effectively serving the needs and challenges of our clients in the European, Middle East and African Region.”
Crawford Tennant, Regional Manager UTEC Survey EMEA Region, commented “The merger provides an opportunity to develop a robust business model in EMEA and drive the operational efficiencies demanded in this new market environment. As a result of this UTEC will consolidate its Mediterranean operations into the Aberdeen based organization and close its Naples office. The new Regional HQ located in Westhill provides a wider range of capabilities, a first class workshop and training facilities, and the critical mass to respond to our clients’ complex survey projects across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.”
As well as its HQ in Westhill, Aberdeen UTEC will continue to operate in Norway (UTEC NCS), Livingston (UTEC Starnet), Newcastle and Bath (UTEC Geomarine).