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Motive Offshore Group

Motive Offshore
Cairnton Road
AB45 2LR

Telephone: +44 (0)1261 843537

Established in 2010, Motive Offshore Group are a leading global solutions provider for the back-deck and beyond, specialising in the manufacture, rental and servicing of large capacity marine equipment such as winches and deck/subsea equipment.

The Group comprises:

•Motive Spooling and Inspection
•Motive Manufacturing
•Motive Fabrication
•Motive Rig Service
•Motive Personnel
•Motive Flexibles
•Motive Rentals

Motive has an extensive track record in manufacturing equipment for its large rental fleet, including hydraulic drum winches, hydraulic power units and spooling winches. All our equipment is manufactured onsite at our headquarters in Boyndie, Scotland where we offer a fully bespoke design and fabrication service, with everything under one roof. Our factory incorporates a large fabrication shop, machine shop, assembly/pipefitting shop, electrical shop, painting booth and large test-bed facilities for testing winches and other equipment.

Founded by James Gregg (COO) and Dave Acton (CEO) who both served their apprenticeships in the marine manufacturing industry, the aim was to build a business where the emphasis would be on providing quality equipment and a positive place to work, utilising the talent and skills of local people within the local community in Aberdeenshire in North East Scotland.

By the end of their first year Motive had 15 employees, initially working from a small yard and office. As the company expanded, larger premises were required and in 2012 Motive Base was established on the site of a former RAF airfield in Boyndie, Aberdeenshire, providing excellent manufacturing facilities and access to 30 acres of land suitable for testing, storing and mobilising equipment.

The company has continued to grow steadily over the years and now has over 120 employees in bases throughout the UK and in Norway, US and the UAE.


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Business Sectors

Business Services (Design, Engineering, Equipment, Fabrication, Inspection / Testing, Manufacturers, Personnel, Services)
Mooring & Foundations (Engineering, Equipment, Fabrication, Inspection / Testing, Installation, Services)
Pipe / Flexibles / Risers / Flowlines (Engineering, Fabrication, Inspection / Testing, Installation, Services)
Renewables (Design, Engineering, Equipment, Fabrication, Installation, Manufacturers, Services)
ROV / AUV (Equipment, Fabrication, Installation, Manufacturers, Services)
Structures / Xmas Trees / Manifolds / Templates / Wellhead Equipment (Personnel, Services)
Subsea Inspection / Repair / Maintenance (Engineering, Equipment, Fabrication, Inspection / Testing, Installation, Manufacturers, Services)
Umbilicals / Cables (Design, Engineering, Equipment, Fabrication, Installation, Manufacturers, Personnel, Services)
Vessels (Equipment, Fabrication, Inspection / Testing, Installation, Manufacturers, Personnel, Services)

Other locations

Motive Spooling & Inspection
Motive House
Craigearn Business Park
Morrison Way, Kintore
AB51 0TH
United Kingdom
Contact: Ally Forbes
Tel: +44 (0)1224 061040
Motive Rentals AS
Fabrikkveien 26
4033 Stavanger
Contact: Ryan Thomson
Tel: +47 51 95 9770


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