Royal IHC buys cable lay specialist

Offshore staff

SLIEDRECHT, the NetherlandsRoyal IHC has acquired Fraser Hydraulic Power, a designer and builder of equipment for laying subsea cables and umbilicals.

FHP, based in Newcastle, northeast England, develops tracked engines and tensioners, cable carousels, and drum handling systems. The company recently opened 28,000-sq ft (8,534-sq m) premises at the Neptune Energy Park in Walker, Newcastle.

Additionally, FHP rents and refurbishes equipment.



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