Sparrows Group and Hydra Group Ltd launch joint venture in Ghana

Eddy current inspection of crane boom laticeThe initiative focuses on delivering crane, lifting and inspection services in Ghana. (Image source: Sparrows)Sparrows Group has formed Sparrows Offshore Ghana Ltd, a Joint Venture (JV) with local partner Hydra Group Limited, aiming to deliver crane, lifting and inspection services in Ghana

The agreement is expected to meet demand for an experienced lifting and mechanical handling specialist to support reliability and operational safety in the country.

Accra-based Hydra Group has several years experience in oil and gas and has a proven background in developing successful partnerships with world-class international companies.

Stewart Mitchell, CEO at Sparrows Group, said, “We believe there is a gap in the market for a crane specialist to provide all forms of lifting, mechanical handling and inspection services in Ghana.”

In forming the JV with Hydra Group, the company focuses on building an infrastructure for the Ghanaian offshore market.

“There is an immediate demand for crane operations, maintenance and inspection services however, the partnership will also enable us to deliver our full service offering that includes a range of integrated engineering services. Having trusted partners throughout the world is part of our strategy to ensure we can deliver equipment and services wherever demand exists,” Mitchell added.

The JV creation was supported by Scottish Development International (SDI), the international arm of the Scottish Government and Scotland's enterprise agencies.

The Sparrows Group is a global provider of specialist equipment and integrated engineering services to the energy and industrial industries. The company provides solutions aiming to ensure performance, reliability and safety of critical equipment and people.

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