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Middle East Port Assignment

Two teams from Orcades have recently returned from a successful assignment after completing a comprehensive port and marine operations assessment for a busy petrochemical port, in the Red Sea.

Taiwan Presentation

Orcades surveyor spots ship of the desert in Kazakhstan!

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Orcades Marine exhibiting at All Energy Aberdeen!

Come visit us at the All Energy in Aberdeen. All-Energy Exhibition and Conference is the UK’s largest renewable energy event taking place at The AECC, Aberdeen, on 21-22 May 2014. As a free-to-attend event, showcasing the complete range of renewable and sustainable technologies and with a world-class multi-stream conference alongside, All-Energy is where busy people come to do business.


Seminar on new Floating Container Storage and Transhipment Terminal – March 27th

floating container storage and transhipment terminal

Orcades Marine and partners Orkney Islands Council Harbour Authority, supported by Highland and Islands Enterprise are hosting a ground breaking seminar to present the demonstration project for the new Floating Container Storage and Transhipment (FCST) Terminal, at Scapa Flow in Orkney, Scotland.

The FCST brings a positive financial and operating perspective and a new impetus to the prospect of a low-cost container transhipment terminal at Scapa Flow, a project that has been talked about for many years and is currently featured on the Scottish Government’s National Infrastructure Plan. read more

Welcome to the Team!

January 2014

Welcome to two new members of staff,  Natasha and Anastasios.


Website Relaunch for Orcades Marine

April, the start of a new summer and for everyone at Orcades Marine a new website from Marwick Marketing. If you are on LinkedIn you can also view our company page or stay up to date with our latest news on our Facebook company page.

Penguin – Successfully Installed

The Wello Oy “Penguin” wave energy converter was successfully installed on moorings at sea at Billia Croo, Orkney for the second time with Orcades Marine as principal contractor.

For all press related matters please call our Kirkwall offices.

Updates from March 2013

March 2013 – OMMC, in partnership with Aquatera Ltd, to formulate and manage detailed vessel capability trials focussed on delivering safe and cost effective operations in wave and tidal conditions, funded by the Scottish Government through EMEC.

March 2013 – Client representative appointed to attend emergency cable repair operation.

February 2013 – Updating and Auditing of Port Safety Management System for UK Harbour Authority.

October 2012 – OMMC contracted to audit survey vessels in the Caspian Sea, Kazakhstan for regulatory and suitability compliance. read more