Norwegian Offshore Rental (NOR) Acquires Innova Rental AS

Norwegian Offshore Rental (NOR) is happy to announce that they have acquired Innova Rental AS. NOR is headquartered in Aksdal Næringspark (in Norway), and is a significant global provider of rental equipment to the offshore, subsea, and renewable energy industries.

Photo: (Left)Olafur Gislason, Managing Director, Norwegian Offshore Rental, (Right) Arild Ollestad, CEO, Innova AS

Managing Director of NOR, Ólafur Gislason, says that the acquisition is in line with the company’s growth ambitions:
"The purchase of Innova Rental AS is a strategic acquisition because their rental fleet aligns with NOR’s move into the offshore wind market. A move that is expected to see further growth over the next coming years. This will also strengthen our ability to supply complete solutions to our clients. Both the equipment and the market expertise that we gain here is a perfect match for our plans in the future. When this opportunity came, we were never in doubt that this was right for us. NOR looks forward to welcoming the employees as part of the NOR family."

Innova Rental AS is a subsidiary of Innova AS. Innova AS is a well-known developer and producer of subsea equipment. CEO of Innova AS, Arild Ollestad, explains the background for the sale:
"Innova has made a strategic decision to focus even more on development and production of integrated products for harsh environments. We will also continue to deliver engineering projects and services to the segments we are operating within. We are very satisfied that NOR has acquired Innova Rental AS, and are looking forward to a continuous good operation with an important customer of Innova AS."

The acquisition takes place from the 10th of November. If you have any questions regarding the acquisition, please contact Arild Ollestad at, and Ólafur Gislason at

About NOR Offshore Rental: NOR Offshore Rental (NOR) is a significant provider of rental equipment to the offshore, subsea, and renewable industry. The headquarters are located in Haugesund, Norway, and the UK office is located in Aberdeen. NOR has a rental pool that offers nearly one thousand pieces of equipment and tools, and it is ever-growing. Their mission is to provide the offshore and subsea industry with equipment they can count on that is supplied by a team they can trust.

Team Photo: (From left to right) Øyvind Fuglestad, Technical Sales Engineer, Innova Rental AS; Gustav Nesse, Financial Manager, NOR; Olafur Gislason, Managing Director, NOR; Jostein Jansen, Sales Manager, NOR ; Kjerstin Hauge, Rental Manager, Innova Rental AS

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