Orcades Marine Management Consultants Ltd

Website: Orcades Marine Management Consultants Ltd

Email Address: info@orcadesmarine.co.uk




Orcades Marine was established in 2010 and since that time has created a respected track record as a leading provider of marine project management, third party verification and consultancy services to the marine renewable energy sector, and the shipping and port industry. Our mariners and engineers have skills and experience which cross the spectrum from the project management of offshore installations to vessel auditing, ship inspection, third party verification and vessel management, towing and auditing to Port Marine Safety, ISM and ISPS Code requirements. We have provided these services to a diverse range of clients who include many of the emergent developers in the wave and tidal renewable energy industry and also long established harbour authorities, traditional shipping companies and marine insurance institutions. The Company Health and Safety Management system is robust and all work carried out is in accordance with our Safety and Environmental Policy and Safety Management System - we are accredited to ISO 9001 and OHSAS 18001 quality and safety standards. Based in the Orkney Isles and working worldwide, we pride ourselves on providing the safest, most economic, innovative and practical solutions for marine renewable and maritime projects.

Capability Statement

David Thomson the Managing Director founded the Company in 2010 with Co-Director Gareth Davies. David had already been heavily involved with the emerging Marine Renewable Industry in Orkney through his position as Head of Marine Services and Deputy Harbour Master for the Harbour Authority providing a local regulatory role, and vessel and logistics support to companies such as Pelamis, Aquamarine Power and Atlantis. Gareth Davies is well known in the Marine Renewable sector and is passionate about the industry, and has been heavily involved in its development for the past 16 years. Orcades Marine is all about the people, and the personnel that spearhead our work are specialists in their field, justified by extensive experience, practical application and appropriate professional qualification. Not only do we have the technical and engineering expertise but also the practical experience with many years and many types of marine renewable installations. Our more recent clients include the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC), Orkney Islands Council Harbour Authority, Wello Oy, Laminaria, Tocardo, Marine Power Systems. We have worked in many locations worldwide and have recently established a branch office in Singapore

Development Activities

Floating solutions such as floating tidal and solar hybrid energy platforms including mooring and anchoring systems

Hydrogen production from renewables and use in the marine environment

Design of multi-purpose floating platforms


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