Marine growth removal (MGR)


The client required a means to remove marine growth from sacrificial borehole casings and pile stick-up.

Ashtead Technology was tasked with designing a tailored solution with the requirement for the tool to include depth control and monitoring capabilities.


Ashtead Technology provided an automated high pressure water-jet cleaning tool customised to the project requirements.

The inhouse solution incorporated positioning and scanning equipment to provide real-time feedback, allowing for seamless remote operation.

Ashtead Technology provided a fully integrated service by mobilising offshore technicians to successfully complete the casing and pile cleaning operation.

Benefits and value

  • Inhouse solution design using Ashtead Technology’s extensive knowledge of offshore tooling operation and function.
  • Fully integrated service delivery from concept through to offshore mobilisation and operation.
  • Efficient purpose built tools ensuring reliability and performance.
  • Fully instrumented tools enabling real time operation tool control and QC of cleaning operations.