Winning combination delivers for carousel project

23 MAY 2022

The Motive Offshore Group Rentals division (Motive) recently executed a substantial work scope for Carousel Operations in partnership with leading shipping, logistics and marine services provider GAC UK.

GAC UK were contracted to provide vessel spooling from Hartlepool with an expanded work scope which included a requirement for carousel packers and operators. The extensive project required four consecutive jobs scheduled to take place at the quayside.

Having previously worked together, GAC UK turned to Motive as a trusted supplier with specific expertise in Carousel operations.

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Motive has a substantial team of multi-disciplined operators available for mobilisation globally 24/7 and were able to supply the required team of 20, including personnel with direct Carousel Operations experience.

The job required detailed project management and close liaison between Motive and GAC UK. Motive’s logistics team closely managed team schedules to ensure assigned personnel were available for fast mobilisation to accommodate the fluctuating vessel schedule.

Its previous experience working at the port meant the team already had sound knowledge of local operations and were able to assist with pre-arrival client meetings as well as advising on requirements and operations for spooling.

In addition, faced with a supply crunch of raw materials, Motive fast-tracked the manufacture of equipment paddles to enable easy manipulation of the product during loading, keeping on-site operations as efficient as possible.

The GAC UK and Motive teams were a winning combination, working flawlessly together, providing fully integrated services to deliver an efficient and well-executed project.

Motive is vastly experienced in cable load out work scopes and this project showcases exactly that. Our dedicated Project Management liaised closely with the client to ensure risks were managed and opportunities capitalised upon, whilst our Operator Team seamlessly executed the scope of work strictly in accordance with client requirements.

- David Leith, Rentals Division Manager @ Motive Offshore Group

When requested by our client to arrange the additional scope of work for carousel operators and packers, we reached out to Motive knowing they met our stringent supplier vetting process and were already well versed in the requirements at Hartlepool. Motive provided excellent service from the initial quotation and enquiry stages, right through to the completion of works onboard the vessel.

- Phil Thomas, Agency Manager @ GAC UK

About the companies

Motive Offshore Group focuses on innovative solutions that increase efficiencies and enhance ESG performance for all. With reliable equipment and multi-disciplined personnel available from key locations, providing on-demand inspection and testing services, equipment operation and technical support, we actively lower POB and maintenance requirements.

GAC UK is part of the GAC Group with more than 300 offices worldwide of which over 20 are in the UK. Emphasising a long-term approach, innovation, ethics and a strong human touch, GAC delivers a flexible and value-adding portfolio to help customers achieve their strategic goals.

Both entities are aligned in their commitment towards the sustainability of the environments in which they operate.

At Motive ‘Planet’ forms one of the Motive ‘3Ps’ – people, planet, product - our core values. “Always working to protect, enhance, and transform the environment, leading the way for future generations”, our commitment to environmental, social & governance (ESG) principles have never been stronger.

In turn, GAC response to sustainability challenges is to “Adapt, Innovate and Reduce” in its activities. It aims to make real positive change, while supporting and influencing change in others.

For more information:

Motive Rentals Team


GAC UK