Mhorvan Sherret of Matrix Risk Control

Mozambique contract win for Matrix Risk Control

Incident investigation specialist Matrix Risk Control has secured a contract to deliver training in Mozambique for Anadarko Petroleum Corporation. Representatives from the Aberdeen-based company will develop and deliver incident investigation training for up to 90…

Bob MacDonald

Wood Group wins subsea contract supporting CNOOC in the South China Sea

Wood Group has been awarded a new contract by China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) to support their Lingshui 17-2 gas development in the Qiongdongnan basin of the South China Sea. Subsea and flow assurance…

Jim Cargill

PlanSea and ION to collaborate to optimize offshore supply vessel logistics

Aberdeen based PlanSea Solutions Limited and ION Geophysical Corporation of Houston are to collaborate to improve the efficiency of offshore supply vessel logistics. By embedding PlanSea’s logistics optimization algorithms into ION’s Marlin offshore operations optimization…

Chris Gilmour

Beattie sets up reputation management business in Canada

Beattie, the integrated communications agency, is continuing to expand in Canada with the launch of a specialist crisis communications boutique. Only two months ago, Beattie announced a merger with British Columbia-based Tartan Group to form…

Chris Roche

Aridhia agrees ten-year deal with leading hospital

Aridhia, the cloud-based data analysis platform provider, has agreed a new ten-year deal with Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (GOSH) which will see it deliver the research and innovation component of the Trust’s…

(left to right) – Claire Hamilton - Marketing Director, Alana McConnachie – Creative Director and Lee Brandie – Managing Director of Wired Studio.

London office opening for Aberdeen digital growth agency

Aberdeen-based digital growth agency Wired Studio, who use data insights, analytics and creative digital design to aid the growth of their clients, have opened a new office in London (30th August 2017). The agency now…

HFI Consulting International founder and managing partner Hugh Fraser

North Sea firms can benefit from Saudi Arabia’s diversification plans

Middle East business expansion specialist HFI Consulting International has launched a new service to help energy and water firms develop joint ventures in the wake of major plans to diversify Saudi Arabia’s economy. Companies with…

Adam Hardie

London event to support food and drink businesses with an appetite for growth

Accountancy and business advisory firm Johnston Carmichael is helping Scottish food and drink businesses to source crucial investment by hosting an exclusive event in London. ‘Meet the Food & Drink Investor’, which is to be…

MKI and ThinJack Group Photo

ThinJack expands in Malaysian market

Aberdeenshire-based oil service company ThinJack Ltd is to significantly expand its presence in a key overseas market. The company plans to grow its foothold in the Malaysian market where it recently separated a tree cap…

Mike Arnold, CEO of M² Subsea

M2 Subsea Secures Vessel Alliance in Gulf of Mexico

Aberdeen-based M2 Subsea, the global independent provider of ROV services, has formed an alliance with vessel operator, Harvey Gulf Marine International to provide subsea ROV services in the Gulf of Mexico. The alliance will see…

Inverlochy Castle

Scottish hotel management company launches Caribbean division

Inverlochy Castle Management International (ICMI), the team behind some of Scotland’s best known luxury hotels, is swapping glens and lochs for sun and sea to launch a new hotel management company in the Caribbean –…

HFI Consulting International founder and managing partner Hugh Fraser

HFI Consulting International launches MENA legal operation in Beirut

Consulting and legal services firm HFI Consulting International is to launch its Middle East and North Africa (MENA) legal base in Lebanon. The move puts the firm at the heart of an increasingly relevant territory…

Mark Millar

Netflix buys comic-book publisher created by Scotsman Mark Millar

Internet streaming giant Netflix has bought Millarworld, the comic-book publishing firm founded by Scotsman Mark Millar, creator of characters and stories including Kick-Ass, Kingsman, and Old Man Logan. Terms of the transaction, which in the…

BrewDog reveals plans to establish an Australian brewery

BrewDog has appointed former HR director Zarah Prior to identify potential locations for an Australian brewery. The company is tapping into their Australian shareholder community to help them find a suitable location and to assist…

Group of attendees at Ghana workshop

Atlas Knowledge boosts business opportunities in Africa

International specialist digital learning firm Atlas Knowledge has increased its number of partner companies in Africa to almost 30% of its total partner network following the Aberdeen-headquartered firms’ first ever series of overseas workshops which…

Founders Amy (left) and Julie. Photo credit: George Wright

Millionth sale and Chinese expansion for Cheeky Chompers

Cheeky Chompers, the Scotland-based manufacturer of 'The World’s first chewable dribble bib for teething tots' has just sold its millionth product, expanded into China and unveiled a new collection. Within just four years the founding…

Mani Rajapathy

Petrofac strengthens Iraq presence with contracts worth US$100 million

Petrofac has secured a contract extension and a new award with a combined value of more than US$100 million for construction management, engineering, commissioning and start-up services for two International Oil Companies (IOCs) in Iraq.…

From left- Laurna Woods and Deirdre Campbell

Creative communications group Beattie merges with Canada’s Tartan Group

Beattie, the creative communications group, has underlined its commitment to Canada by forming a new company with British Columbia based Tartan Group. Beattie Tartan will have offices in Toronto, Calgary, Victoria and Vancouver, as well…

Callum and Frazer Johnston

Glasgow-based Rockin Vans expands to London tripling fleet and creating 22 jobs

Glasgow-based Rockin Vans, Scotland’s largest family-run VW campervan hire and conversion company, has expanded its operation into London and trippled its fleet, from 15 to 45 to cater for the growing ‘staycationers and min-mooners’ market,…

Mark Skinner

New company launched to help customers enter Southeast Asian market

A North-east entrepreneur and his Singaporean colleague have launched a new company to help Scottish businesses enter and grow in the thriving Southeast Asian market. Scotsbridge has been created by Mark Skinner from Ellon, Aberdeenshire,…

Jumpstart’s Garry Keith, Business Development Manager; Scott Henderson, Managing Director; Antony Beak, Business Development Manager; and Jay Bhatti, Technical Analyst celebrate a successful first year in Slough.

Further expansion for Scottish R&D firm

Edinburgh-headquartered firm Jumpstart, one of the UK’s leading research and development (R&D) tax relief specialists, is to invest in further expansion in the South East area, following the success of the first year of its…

Peter Adam

Add Energy wins $600k BP Trinidad and Tobago contract

Add Energy, the international energy consultancy provider, has been awarded a maintenance build contract with BP Trinidad and Tobago LLC for work on the Angelin gas field, a development located 60 km offshore Trinidad and…

Grant Aitchison

iSURVEY boosts business development team with two new appointments

iSURVEY has expanded its global team with the addition of two new business development managers, based in the UK and Norway. Joining iSURVEY Offshore in Aberdeen is Grant Aitchison, who has spent the last 20…

Emma Perfect, CEO of LUX Assure

LUX Assure boosts Malaysian presence

Oil and gas technology firm, LUX Assure, has strengthened its presence in Malaysia with the appointment of a regional partner, Borneo Seaoffshore Engineering SDN BHD. Borneo Seaoffshore will support LUX in educating the local market…

Ross Hunter

Copylab opens for business in Australia

Glasgow-based Copylab, the world’s largest specialist investment writing and communications agency, has launched a new venture in Australia with the Sydney-based specialist agency, Lexicon. Copylab won its first overseas client in 2015 and since then the company…