Solutions for the offshore energy industry


Welaptega provides bespoke offshore asset inspection, engineering and integrity management services in support of safe, productive and profitable operations.

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Underwater Cutting Solutions

Underwater Cutting Solutions (UCS) is a leading international provider of subsea cutting, dredging, and coating removal solutions for installation, decommissioning, inspection, maintenance, and repair projects worldwide.

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About us

Ashtead Technology is a leading global provider of technologically-advanced subsea solutions, tools and systems.

We strive to be the most comprehensive provider of rental, management and consultancy services in subsea technology, delivering what the industry needs to grow and succeed.

In addition to providing subsea survey, mechanical and ROV tooling equipment, we offer technical consultancy and custom-built solutions throughout the asset lifecycle, across a broad range of markets including the oil and gas and renewable energy sectors.

By developing technology to meet ever-changing needs, we provide efficient, cost effective and bespoke solutions to challenges across the energy sector. Ashtead Technology is committed to continually improving its range of value-added services, which include engineered measurement solutions, asset management, custom fabrication/machining and equipment sales and rental.

Ashtead Technology employs 170 people across its global hubs in Aberdeen, Abu Dhabi, Broussard, Halifax, Houma, Houston, Inverurie, London and Singapore.

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What we do

With a proven track record spanning 35 years, Ashtead Technology has the expertise, knowledge, and technologies to provide cutting-edge solutions for complex survey and inspection challenges.

Our packaged solutions and integrated services can be applied throughout the life of an asset - from field planning and construction, to life extension and decommissioning.

Underwater Cutting Solutions

In September 2019, Ashtead Technology expanded its inspection, maintenance and repair (IMR) and decommissioning capabilities with the acquisition of Underwater Cutting Solutions (UCS).

Founded in 2004, UCS is a market leader in the North Sea, providing mechanical cutting, dredging and coating removal equipment and services. Over the past 15 years, it has developed and successfully deployed a suite of purpose designed tools and techniques for the cutting of subsea and topside pipelines and structures.

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In November 2018, Ashtead Technology purchased leading underwater asset inspection company Welaptega.

Founded in 1990, Welaptega is a market leader in mooring system inspection and integrity engineering. Over the past 29 years, it has developed a suite of pioneering technologies and services to mitigate failure, prevent damage and manage the ongoing integrity of offshore operations through a risk based approach to asset integrity.

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International reach

Ashtead Technology provides global coverage through local support.

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Ocean Business 2021
6 - 8 July 2021
National Oceanography Centre
Southampton, UK
Stand T1

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