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Welcome to New Staff Members! – Ingrid Muir, Marine Consultant and Akmal Hakim, Naval Architect.

Designated Person Appointment – Orcades Marine are delighted to announce that Captain David Thomson has been appointed Designated Person for St Margarets Hope Pier Trustees.

Orcades Marine Asia at the Asia Clean Energy Summit in Singapore

After a busy week in the Philippines attending and presenting at the Sustainable Energy and Ecosystems Conference (SEECON) in Cebu and meeting various colleagues and project partners in Cebu and Davao, Alex Ng, Operations Director of Orcades Marine Asia Pte. was back in Singapore to pick up the microphone at the Asia Clean Energy Summit

Visit to Astilleros Armon SA Shipyard

During a recent visit to the Astilleros Armon shipyard in Navia, Spain our consultants were fortunate to be invited to witness the launch of a new build tug, “Babor 1”

Naval Architect(s) – Situations Vacant – based in Orkney

1. Experienced Naval Architect and  2. Post Graduate Naval Architect

1.Experienced Naval Architect

Ideally with the following attributes

  • BSc/MSc in Naval Architecture or equivalent.
  • Prepared to work in office, on site and travel where the job requires it
  • Flexible and pro-active approach
  • Capable and experienced in using offshore mooring analysis software.
  • Practical experience as a Marine Surveyor and/or Project Manager
  • Good report writer
  • Prepared to undertake Project Management with minimum supervision
  • Enthusiastic and confident in their ability to deliver successful outcomes.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Must reside in Orkney.
  • Clean driving licence.
  • Excellent knowledge of maritime industry ideally with knowledge of the marine renewable energy industry.
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    Orcades and DSA at Mari-Tech 2018 CIMarE Conference

    Orcades Marine are sharing a booth with Dynamic Systems Analysis at the Mar-Tech 2018 Canadian Institute of Marine Engineering annual conference being held in the beautiful city of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Great conference with quality speakers!

    The DSA team from the British Columbia Office with David Thomson, Orcades Marine.

    Exploratory Meeting of Marine Renewable Energy Group – Singapore

    OceanPixel is working with the Sustainable Energy Association of Singapore (SEAS) to set up a Marine Renewable Energy working group in order to bring the various industry players together. On 10th of April, the first introductory meeting took place with David Thomson Managing Director from Orcades Marine attending. The meeting was well attended and an interesting discussion took place . We are looking forward to making further progress at the next event.

    Industry participants after first meeting in Singapore


    Alexandra Tait AVI eCMID Accredited

    We are pleased to announce that Alexandra Tait, HSQA Manager and Marine Surveyor has been awarded eCMID Accredited Vessel Inspector status.

    Representation in India

    We are pleased to announce that Captain Vikram Mathur has taken over as our new representative in India. We first met with Captain Vikram in 2016 at the first Maritime India Conference in Mumbai. He is well connected in the shipping and ports industry in India, and we are looking forward to working on suitable collaborative projects. In his own companies Captain Vikram is providing safety training, and unique solutions to achieve a safe working culture in any industry, and cost and productivity solutions with his company “Safety Solutions Consultants”. He also operates  “VM Shipping and logistics” under which he is providing all services for container shipping and transportation to EXIM business.

    Naval Architect/Marine Surveyor Vacancy

    We have a vacancy for the above post – for further details please go to the link