Forum Energy Technologies appoints Chinese partner
Posted on 30 Jun 2020 and read 627 times
Aberdeen-based Forum Energy Technologies (www.f-e-t.com
) has announced that Wuxi Haiying-Cal Tec Marine Technology Co., Ltd will represent the company for the sale of its extensive range of remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) in China, including the recently launched XLe Spirit electric ROV.
The vehicle, which recently completed successful sea trial in Norway, is the first of a new generation of electric observation class ROVs. It is the smallest in the new range, but powerful enough to perform subsea maintenance and repair work.
Kevin Taylor, Forum Energy Technologies subsea vehicles vice president, said: “We continue to see strong demand for our products in China and the wider Asian market and recognised the need for a local partner to support our long-term growth strategy.
“It is important that we work with the best and most well-respected partners in country and Wuxi Haiying-Cal Tec Marine Technology Co., Ltd provides us with another strong channel to complement to our existing framework across the academic, survey and energy markets.
“This agreement ensures that our clients in China receive the same streamlined and consistent support they are accustomed to around the globe. We look forward to engaging with new and existing companies through this partnership to grow our foothold in China and deliver our world-class range of reliable ROVs.”