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24
Sep
Orcades Marine is a fully certified member of LEEA (Lifting Equipment Engineers Association). Orcades Marine Lifting Inspection is a new branch of Orcades Marine Management Consultants with fully trained LEEA personnel who are experienced in the safe use and inspection of lifting equipment. An excerpt from the LEEA website describes the organisation as “The Lifting […]
17
Sep
Orcades Marine is pleased to announce we are broadening our service range to include the following areas: Due diligence checks and 3rd party verification on mechanical and electrical systems. Specification and procurement of new systems equipment Health and safety for electrical and mechanical systems Electrical inspection, testing and safety checks, maintenance and repairs Safe isolation […]
15
Sep
Orcades Marine was announced as a member of a consortium undertaking an ambitious seven-month project demonstrating technologies to enable maritime decarbonisation. The £2.2 million HIMET (Hydrogen in an Integrated Maritime Energy Transition) project will explore solutions for decarbonising ferries as well as shore-side activities in ports. It is one of 55 projects selected for funding […]
17
Aug
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 […]
15
Jun
Orcades Marine provided the Third-Party Verification (TPV) service for the Mocean Blue X wave device. The scope of work for the Third-Party Verification included the review of the device’s structural integrity and mooring design and moorings and mooring component inspection. The Mocean Blue X wave device by Mocean Energy was successfully installed onto its moorings […]
03
Jun
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 […]
30
May
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 […]
11
May
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 […]
23
Apr
Orcades Marine supported the transport of the world’s powerful tidal turbine by Orbital Marine Power called the “O2” by providing the Marine Warranty Survey (MWS) for the tow. The tidal turbine left Dundee yesterday and is on its way to be commissioned at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) tidal site at Fall of Warness. […]
20
Apr
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 […]