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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.
Orkney bids farewell to the Wello Penguin II WEC. It’s embarking on a long journey towards Bilbao, Spain, where it will be deployed to generate clean energy from waves. An excerpt from the Wello website describes the Penguin II design as follows: “The unique asymmetrical shape of the device is designed to capture the energy […]
It’s our 10th birthday today and to commemorate it, we would like to share a short highlight montage from the past 10 years! Enjoy!!
**Job Opportunity** We are searching for personnel with the following qualifications to form a crew for a short delivery assignment of a tug on an international route. We are searching for a: – Master and Mate – Chief Engineer – 2nd Engineer The tentative start date will be around September 2020. Please get in touch […]
The container feeder ship “Vega Omikron” arrived in Scapa Flow, Orkney on 10th June 2020 for a short term lay-up. The vessel had been lying at anchor off Panama before receiving orders to relocate to Scapa Flow. The vessel can carry around a 1000 containers, is 139 metres long and has a deadweight of 9,600 […]
We are looking for a suitable highly motivated individual for a newly created position as Operations Manager – Marine Consultant/Surveyor to join our close knit team based in our office in Kirkwall, Orkney. Suitable candidates are likely to have been at sea in a senior role as Master/Deck Officer II/2 or Engineer Officer III/2 recently and/or as a ship surveyor, […]
A big welcome to The Nordic Sea which arrived in Kirkwall on Friday 24th April 2020. Orcades Marine were delighted to assist OIC Marine Services in sourcing the new vessel which will replace the 47-year old “Golden Mariana” which operates between Westray and Papa Westray!
Our consultants will be working from home until further notice, following the UK Government’s guidelines on the Coronavirus (Covid-19) in this unprecedented and trying time. We are still available to our clients and business continues as usual. Stay safe and take care.