MacArtney A/S (Headquarters)
The MacArtney Group is a worldwide organisation of companies specialising in the sale and service of underwater technology products and systems. The group headquarters in Esbjerg, Denmark, which were established in 1978, support subsidiary companies in Norway, Benelux, the UK, France, Germany, Australia, Singapore and the USA. Each independent company has been incorporated to meet the indigenous requirements of the local area while being fully supported by the parent company, MacArtney A/S, which co-ordinates activities such as product development, system integration, training, quality assurance, financial support and marketing.
Underwater technology covers a highly diverse market including offshore oil and gas geophysical exploration, development and production, diverse military activities including MCM, civil engineering, underwater security, ocean sciences, environmental studies and research, nuclear plant inspection and leisure activities.
Company policy is to deliver tried and tested technical solutions to the problems encountered in this harsh working environment. The organisation is controlled by an established certified DnV ISO 9001:2008 quality assurance program, which was established in 1993.
The product and service base is extensive and falls into a number of main categories i.e. cable moulding and encapsulation workshop, electrical and optical connectors, cables and terminations, winch and handling systems, electrical and optical slip rings, cameras and lights, sonar systems and acoustics, multiplexer and control systems, engineering and services, ROV and ROTV systems and lease pool.
In-house engineering and technical expertise to support the product range is maintained through education and hands-on training. This includes hydrodynamics, mechanics, acoustics, pressure vessel design, cable and termination engineering, fibre optics, hydraulics, electronics, telemetry and software. A fully trained service team is available, at short notice, for in-house or on site training, repairs and system integration.
Extensive in-house services include dynamic cable tension cycling and pull tests, full ocean depth pressure testing, water tank trials, fibre optic and electronic workshops, slip ring servicing and retrofitting and component stocking. External services are readily available for sea trials, flume tank tests, environmental testing and corrosion monitoring.
The company has shown a sustainable growth and financial stability over the last 30 years and is currently rated AAA by the international financial company, Dunn and Bradstreet, and the company employs over 200 qualified people worldwide.