Custom inspection solutions

Available globally from Ashtead Technology

Do you have a subsea inspection requirement that you can’t find a solution for?

Our team has expertise in delivering custom solutions to meet complex subsea inspection requirements. From custom built tools through to system deployment and integration, we can solve the most complex customer briefs without compromising on the inspection result.

Recent customer projects include Ocean Installer, Subsea 7 and BP.

If you have a project brief and need some additional support, please call our solutions team on +44 (0) 1224 771 888 or email

Solutions team

Meet our solutions team

Ross MacLeod

Technical Director

Ross has more than 35 years industry experience focused on technical delivery in subsea survey, ROV inspection and subsea monitoring services. Ross joined Ashtead Technology in 2011 as business development director. His current role as technical director includes managing Ashtead Technology's in-house solutions team which identifies and develops new technology. Prior to joining Ashtead Technology, Ross held the position of operations director at Forum Subsea Rentals. He holds a honours degree in electrical and electronic engineering from Robert Gordon University.

David Mair

Business Development Director


Ashtead Technology completes subsea installation monitoring for Ocean Installer

Global subsea equipment solutions specialist, Ashtead Technology, has successfully completed a subsea installation monitoring project for Ocean Installer AS in Equinor’s Askeladd and Johan Castberg fields.

The contract saw Ashtead Technology provide its integrated Deflection Monitoring System (DMS) services and equipment to support the installation of eight Integrated Template Structures (ITS) in the fields which are located in the Northern Norwegian Sea.

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Installation monitoring services for Subsea 7

Global subsea equipment specialist, Ashtead Technology, has successfully completed a subsea installation monitoring project for Subsea 7 in support of Equinor’s Utgard development, located in blocks 15/8 (NCS) and 16/18a (UKCS) of the central North Sea.

The contract, which was awarded by i-Tech Services on behalf of Subsea 7, saw Ashtead’s Deflection Monitoring System (DMS) used to capture critical data required to safely deploy a subsea template in water depths of 110m from Subsea 7’s vessel, the Seven Arctic.

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Ashtead and Newton Labs deliver Subsea 7 underwater inspection

Global subsea equipment specialist, Ashtead Technology has successfully delivered an advanced subsea laser scanning project for Subsea 7 on Chevron’s Captain field located in the UK North Sea.

The project saw Ashtead carry out a well inspection utilising Newton Lab’s M210UW and M3200UW subsea laser scanning systems.

Ashtead designed and engineered bespoke deployment tools that enabled the scanning systems to accurately capture subsea scans at water depths of 110 meters using divers.

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