09
Apr
“This week, three members of the Orcades team participated in an online training session led by a service engineer from Spinlock. The session focused on the inspection and thorough servicing of Spinlock lifejackets, thereby enhancing the expertise within our team. A special thanks to Ash Holmes @Spinlock for taking the time to guide us through […]
28
Mar
On March 27th, Shuaib Sayed and I participated in lifejacket service training at Mullion. We extend our sincere gratitude to Tony Reilly of Mullion for his invaluable guidance through the inspection and servicing procedures for Mullion jackets. Building on this training, Shuaib and I successfully inspected, stripped, and serviced a Mullion Hi Rise 275 jacket, […]
21
Mar
“Yesterday, on the 20th of March, two members of the Orcades team were invited by Aquatera to take part in a trip to the Falls of Warness to visit the site of Orbital 02. On the way to the site, Aquatera spoke about and provided insights into the array of ongoing projects for renewable energy […]
12
Mar
“Recognizing Ramadan at Orcades Marine demonstrates a commitment to diversity and respect for cultural differences. We believe this can be achieved through various means, such as offering flexible work hours to accommodate fasting schedules and arranging informational sessions to help other cultures understand the significance of Ramadan. By recognizing Ramadan, companies help strengthen employees’ morale […]
08
Mar
Orcades Marine Management Consultants Ltd is leading an effort to reduce emissions from cruise ships at Bay of Kirkwall through the development of a Cold-Ironing Buoy technology, which can be replicated in anchorages elsewhere in the world. In collaboration with the Orkney Islands Council (OIC) Harbour Authority, GAC UK, Schneider Electric and Aquatera, the team […]
04
Mar
“OTC Asia 2024 concluded successfully last Friday, and Orcades Marine is pleased to have been a part of the event. It proved to be an interesting and fruitful few days with many good ideas and suggestions being discussed. You can find photos from the event at https://2024.otcasia.org/photo-gallery.”
29
Feb
A milestone has been reached this month with Orcades Marine reaching 200 lifejackets inspected and serviced at our premises in Kirkwall. This achievement underscores our commitment to safety and reliability. Our service record has covered and continues to include Challenger, Ocean Safety, Sea Safe, Spinlock, Typhoon, Remploy and Mullion. We also have in stock available […]
29
Feb
Exciting news this week at Orcades Marine as our latest team member Shuaib Sayed has completed the DSA Ocean’s training in both ProteusDS Fundamentals and seakeeping and manoeuvring. With the completion of both comprehensive courses, he has gained further invaluable knowledge in marine dynamics analysis. He wishes to extend a heartfelt thank you to his incredible […]
22
Feb
OTC Asia is a widely successful platform known for discussing the future of off shore technology. With a spotlight on decarbonisation, there will be discussions on the crucial topic of ocean renewables and their role in helping to chart a course towards a net zero future. Orcades Marine is honoured and excited to be part […]
20
Feb
This week at Orcades Marine sees the team starting the designated person and PMSC auditing roll for Wick Harbour Authority with a visit to the port from one of our senior management team. This will see our teams,( hands on) industry experience at both executive and operational levels gained over many years help provide the […]