Sparrows strikes up alliance with Malaysian firm

SapuraKencana’s fabrication yard at Lumut, Sparrows Group will collaborate with the firm across Malaysia.

Aberdeen crane engineering firm Sparrows Group will expand its operations in the Asia Pacific market after teaming up with a Malaysian firm.

Sparrows and a subsidiary of SapuraKencana Petroleum Berhad have agreed to work together to supply a range of offshore and onshore crane services in the region.

Their combined services will include the manufacture, supply, operation, maintenance and overhaul of cranes for the oil and gas sector in Malaysia.

Sparrows chief executive Stewart Mitchell said: “SapuraKencana Petroleum is a prominent and well respected company and this partnership is right in many regards for us.

“It brings together two companies that have a reputation for delivering quality to the energy sector and SapuraKencana’s commitment to excellence is in line with our own values.

“Our specialist capabilities will complement SapuraKencana Petroleum’s diverse range of service offerings and we are confident that their knowledge and experience will support us in further establishing our presence in the country.”

Vivek Arora, senior vice president of business acquisition of SapuraKencana Petroleum, said: “The collaboration with Sparrows Group will expand our range of service offerings in operations and maintenance services.

“We are confident that this partnership will enable sharing of knowledge and technologies in providing high quality solutions to our clients in the oil and gas industry.”

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