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Motion Compensation Systems

Motion Compensation Systems

Balancing the unforgiving heave of the ocean with the essential rigidity of our structures.


Our riser tensioners support the marine riser and compensate for any motion induced by the floating vessel. A wide range of models and configurations allows for a high degree of layout, performance, and weight and cost optimization. MHWirth’s riser tension systems are designed by our experienced tensioner engineerin...


Maintaining a constant weight on bit (WOB) is critical for efficient drilling operations and extending the life of the drill bit. MHWirth’s drillstring compensators compensate for rig movements and apply a constant tension in the drill string as well as constant force on the drill bit. Our drillstring compensators are de...


Our extensive project experience and execution provide complete drilling systems and equipment on an Engineering, Procurement, and Construction basis.

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About Us

As the largest subsidiary of Akastor, MHWirth has a global span covering five continents with offices in 13 countries.

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Our Services

We offer global drilling lifecycle services (DLS), training and superior customer service and support through the lifetime of product.

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