Offshore equipment rental specialist launches new Abu Dhabi division
Thursday, Jan 31, 2013
The Ferguson Group, specialists in the rental of equipment to the offshore energy industry, has announced the launch of its new Ferguson Middle East Abu Dhabi division.
Ferguson Middle East LLC, based in Abu Dhabi, will support the Ferguson Group’s increasing presence in the Middle East that saw the opening of its Dubai office in August 2012.
The new Abu Dhabi division will allow Ferguson Middle East to offer its range of offshore containers, refrigeration containers and its accommodation and, workspace modules to a wider market and range of companies operating within Middle East.
Mike Melville, commercial director for the Ferguson Group said: “The launch of our new office in Dubai last year was an extremely positive move for the company. Having this new office in Abu Dhabi is a great start to 2013 for Ferguson Middle East.
“I am excited about the future plans for our Middle East offices, as the company is able to expand and better support the offshore energy sector in the region.”
The new company will be based in the Al Hilal Building in Abu Dhabi. The new division will offer the company’s full range of products that include offshore containers, tanks, baskets, refrigeration/chiller containers, accommodation solutions and workspace modules.
Steven Ferguson, Chairman and CEO of the Ferguson Group, said: “We are delighted to launch this second company in UAE, servicing our clients in the Middle East. Our presence in these two key locations demonstrates our commitment to the region, acknowledging how important this market is to the Ferguson Group and recognising the growing client demand in the region.
“Internationalisation is a key aspect of our business and allows us to provide our high quality products across the globe, teamed with short lead times and first class, on the ground support.”
The Ferguson Group employs more than 170 people worldwide through its divisions serving the offshore container rental and accommodation modules markets. The Group, headquartered in Scotland, has operations in all major global oil and gas locations.