Do you require Legionella testing for your boat? Look no further! We have qualified local surveyors who can provide Legionella sampling services at your convenience. Orcades Marine provide the combined service of water sampling from the vessel, shipment of samples and testing of the samples using a third party laboratory. To inquire on getting a […]
Orcades Marine is looking to hire an experienced mechanical/electrical engineer to assist in project work which varies over the Marine Renewable, Ports and Shipping industries. The candidate will primarily be based in the office in Orkney but will also be required for site visits and practical work when required. The candidate should also be able […]
Bon voyage to the “Alpha Legacy” and her crew! She departed Orkney on 28th May 2021 and is sailing towards the port of Gibraltar. The 140 meter long feeder container vessel “Alpha Legacy” arrived in Orkney as the “Vega Omikron” in July 2020 for long term cold lay-up due to the effects from the on-going […]
It was a great day in Scapa Flow for the Orcades Marine team, together with the Masters and crew of the Orkney tugs “Thor of Scapa” and “Odin of Scapa” who completed the dead ship tow of the feeder container vessel “Vega Omikron” from its anchorage position in Scapa Flow to Lyness, Hoy. The Vega Omikron had been in cold lay-up for […]
It was great for one of our Orcades Tow Masters’ to be part of the highly successful operation on board the new Orkney Harbours tug “Thor of Scapa”, during the tow out and connection of the Magallanes Renovables Tidal Energy Converter “ATIR” onto moorings at the EMEC test site in the Fall of Warness in […]
The Scottish Funding Council (SFC) has awarded a Standard Innovation Voucher for a project between Orcades Marine Management Consultants Ltd. and Orkney College UHI. Together with the computer science department at Orkney College UHI, they will undertake the development of a mobile tool for assessing workboat vessel stability prior to sailing and ship manoeuvres.  The final […]
We are thrilled to welcome Jonathan Poynter to the Orcades Marine team as the Operations Manager! Before joining Orcades Marine, Jonathan was based in the Falkland Islands working as the Islands Harbour Master. He brings extensive maritime experience to the team and we wish him all the best in his new role!   Photo credit: […]
We have moved office! We made the journey across the road and you can find us at Unit 3, Warness Park, Hatston Pier Road. We look forward to making the office space nice and welcoming.
The Orcades Marine engineering maintenance team bids farewell to the container ship Vega Hercules after a cold lay-up in Lyness, Orkney for nearly 4 months. Bon voyage Vega Hercules!
We are excited and delighted to welcome Isla Kemp into our team as a Modern Apprentice in Digital Administration! She moved to Orkney from Brazil 2 years ago and she will be assisting the Finance Manager with key daily administrative tasks.