Media Release: EnerMech bulks up storage with £300,000 investment

ENERMECH has invested £300,000 in constructing two bulk storage buildings at its Aberdeen headquarters.

The air-controlled units have been designed for the primary purpose of storage of oilfield cranes, lifting and hydraulic equipment.

Says a spokesperson: “The buildings are equipped with de-humidifier systems capable of taking the air volume from ambient conditions down to 45 per cent relative humidity in just two hours.

“As the largest humidity controlled facility in Aberdeen, the air moisture conditions in each unit can be lowered below the natural corrosion point of bare carbon steel.

“Each unit measures 40m long x 15m wide x 7.5 metres high, providing sufficient storage for up to 2,000 pallets.”

EnerMech equipment manager, Alan Bailey, said: “We have invested a significant amount to provide a modern facility which affords our clients safe and protective storage of all types of components, from crane ropes to complex electro hydraulic control valves and electronic panels.

“The advanced humidity controls ensure all steel and electrical equipment entrusted to us, is securely stored in a manner which limits wear and tear and protects the integrity of each piece of apparatus. Having this capability on the one site, close to Aberdeen and its port, allows call off, inspection and mobilistation in just a matter of hours.”

EnerMech is a mechanical services company which specialises in the supply, maintenance and engineering of cranes, lifting and hydraulic equipment, rental of hand tools and zoned equipment and provision of training and specialist personnel to the energy industry.


Note to Editors 

EnerMech Ltd was formed in April 2008.

With the acquisition of Specialist Maintenance Services Ltd and A1 Safety Training Consultants Ltd, EnerMech is now a leading international provider of offshore crane and lifting operations, crane personnel and safety training. EnerMech also has a significant presence in Norway following the acquisition of Bjørge ASA’s crane division in October 2008. 

In April 2009, EnerMech extended its presence in the Middle East with the acquisition of UAE free zone companies Pavitt Energy Limited and Scotia Oilfield Trading FZE which has since been integrated in to the EnerMech group. Investment totaling £5.1 million ($7.5M) has been made in equipment stock rental, a new base in Ras al-Khaimah and existing facilities in Jebel Ali and Doha. 

EnerMech employs 350 staff at its Aberdeen headquarters and bases in Great Yarmouth, Stavanger, Dubai, Qatar, Ras al-Khaimah, Singapore, Indonesia, China and Perth, Australia. 

EnerMech’s five director-owners are backed by private equity firm Lime Rock Partners and together have in place a £30 million plus funding package to support organic growth and further acquisitions. 


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