Spooling & Inspection

We specialise in the rental of spooling winches, wire rope inspection and testing services, umbilical spooling and lifting equipment examinations.

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We offer a range of spooling winches, associated wire rope inspection and testing services, umbilical spooling and lifting equipment examinations to a variety of industries, including subsea vessel operators/owners, drilling contractors and offshore renewables. Located in Kintore near Aberdeen, our site includes office and workshop space, with work also carried out at client premises and assets.

Spooling winches

We offer a range of back-tension spooling winches up to 350Te, traction winches and capstan winches for rental and sale. Designed and manufactured by Motive, our winches are built to meet modern certification standards, including in accordance with DNV GL regulations and are tested prior to mobilisation.

Wire rope spooling and inspection

Our team of LEEA trained wire rope inspectors provide a wide range of spooling and inspection services to maximise your rope performance and safety.

Inspection certification is generated online for instant access and we offer cloud-based software storage for easy retrieval of historical records.

A full range of NDT equipment, lubricant supply and wire rope of all sizes and types is supplied in conjunction with Bridon.

We also offer umbilical spooling, lifting equipment examinations and NDT Inspections including MPI, DPI, Eddy Current and Ultrasonic Testing.

Our complete bespoke solutions package allows clients to select services and equipment to match their specific requirements.

Our on-site vertical (30Te SWL) and horizontal (200Te SWL) test beds, are also available for hire.

75Te WLL spooling winch
75Te WLL spooling winch
Spooling Project Onboard Vessel
Spooling Project Onboard Vessel
Motive Spooling & Inspection team
Motive Spooling & Inspection team
Wire rope MRT
Wire rope MRT

Spooling and inspection services

  • Wire rope inspection and testing
  • Wire spooling, handling and installation
  • Umbilical spooling
  • Wire rope MRT, up to 165mm diameter
  • Wire rope pressure lubrication and lubricant supply
  • Destruction testing and wire rope analysis
  • Lifting equipment examinations
  • Load testing services
  • NDT inspection
  • DROPS
  • Container inspections
  • Rope access services
  • Work at height rescue cover

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View your inspection certification and historical records.

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Member Organisations

Motive Spooling and Inspection are members of the following:

LEEA Development Member
LEEA Development Member
Fpal
Fpal
Drops
Drops
Abs External Nde Specialist
Abs External Nde Specialist

Associated Products

Contact us

To find out more about our spooling and inspection services, get in touch with our team today. Call us on +44 (0)1224 061040 or make an enquiry.

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