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Offshore Equipment Rental Specialist Opens New Singapore Office

Monday, March 4, 2013

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The Ferguson Group, specialists in the rental of containers, accommodation modules and workspace modules to the offshore energy industry, announced today its move to new facilities in Singapore.

The Group has relocated its Asian operations to a larger purpose-built facility at the Loyang Offshore Supply Base in the industrial area of Loyang, Singapore.

The new facilities allows the Group to offer its range of DNV 2.7-1/ EN 12079 certified offshore containers, refrigeration containers, accommodation and workspace modules to support the Asia Pacific region.

Simon de Koning, Country Manager at Ferguson Group Singapore, said: “Since establishing a presence in Singapore in 2009, we have experienced excellent progress and the launch of our new office and yard signifies the company’s rapid growth and expansion within the region.

“We have had exceptionally high demand for our range of containers and accommodation modules in recent months and the investment into the new facility enables us to continue supporting clients within the region.”

The relocation comes as part of the Group’s continued international growth, which includes recent expansion in Western Australia.

Steven Ferguson, Chairman and CEO at Ferguson Group said: “The company is working hard to ensure that we can offer localized support to the offshore sector through our network of global bases and international partners. The new facilities enable us to continue offering reduced lead times, readily available equipment and improved communication with our customers in the area.”

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.

Note to Editors
The Ferguson Group is a privately owned group of companies headquartered in Aberdeenshire, Scotland employing more than 170 people worldwide. Established over 35 years ago the Group has been servicing the global oil and gas industry from its bases in the UK, Norway, Australia, Singapore and UAE and from partner bases around the world. The Ferguson Group is a specialist in the rental of equipment to the offshore energy industry.

The Group’s product portfolio contains various types of offshore transportation containers, accommodation modules and workspace modules including; offices, laboratories, test cabins, MWD cabins, mud logging cabins, coffee shops and workshops. Ancillary modules such as recreation rooms, gymnasiums, locker rooms, galley/mess rooms, laundry rooms and medic suites are available to support larger accommodation complexes.

ASV Pioneer, the Group’s first accommodation service vessel, provides the highest quality offshore accommodation solution complete with office, galley, mess, medical and recreation facilities. The vessel has a large open deck space suitable for many applications in the offshore energy sector.

IceBlue Refrigeration Offshore, the most recent addition to the Ferguson Group, provides refrigerated containers to the offshore sector. With short lead times, IceBlue Refrigeration Offshore’s global fleet of refrigerated containers are offered in sizes from 2.5 metre to 6.0 metre units, providing refrigeration and freezer solutions for offshore food transportation and storage.

The Ferguson Group is committed to providing the highest standard of products and delivering the best possible service to its customers. Its rental fleets are designed and manufactured to DNV 2.7-1/EN 12079 certification and it operates to the highest levels of occupational health and safety. The group’s management system reflects this and is demonstrated by the company’s achievement in receiving ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 accreditation.