Lift expert opens new facility

Mon, 05 December 2016

Lifting and marine product specialist Rigmarine has opened its fourth global facility in the rural village of Insch, 30 miles to the northwest of Aberdeen, Scotland.

The site is strategically positioned to serve the offshore oil and gas, renewables, construction, break bulk, shipping and marine industries.

Mike Duncan, managing director of the Gaylin Group of companies, said: “The facility gives Aberdeen a new source of heavy-lift rigging available on short or long-term rental at respectable prices and with low lead times. We will also use the facility as a European hub for our spooling services and winch packages.”

“The facility will boast a number of key features that are unique to the UK, including alternative manufacturing methods for heavy-lift slings and test beds up to 2,000t.”

Rigmarine is part of the Gaylin Group of companies, this is the tenth international hub alongside others in Singapore, Korea, Malaysia, Vietnam, China and Indonesia.

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