Northern Marine Services (Scotland) Ltd are a marine, lifting and inspection company based in the Highlands but able to operate Europewide. We have experience in working in the following sectors: Oil and Gas, Renewables, Shipping, Nuclear and Civils. We have an office in Wick where we also have a 500m² warehouse and 2000m² laydown area.
Working throughout the UK and Europe, we offer Marine Consultancy, Cargo and Vessel Survey, Client Representation, Lifting Services and LOLER and PUWER Statutory Inspections of equipment.
We supply a full range of lifting equipment such as slings, shackles, chains, hooks and lashing assemblies. We also sell or rent marine and project equipment, gangways, fenders, mooring rope, generators and pressure washers as well as PPE consumables.
John is a Director of Northern Marine Services (Scotland) Ltd., and is a marine consultant with significant experience in oil and gas, renewables, marine and nuclear industries, with a focus on operational logistics and the movement of abnormal loads by road and sea.
John is an experienced cargo surveyor and has supervised many heavy lift operations, cargo loading, SPMT and trailer operations of all types of cargo including dangerous goods. He is a CPCS qualified Appointed Person, crane supervisor and slinger/signaller for lifting operations with a diploma in lifting equipment inspection from LEEA with a distinction pass.
Alasdair is the Operations Manager for NMS, with 25 years’ experience in the marine and oil and gas industry specialising in complex marine and lifting/transport operations.
Since starting at NMS Alasdair’s experience in oil & gas and renewables has allowed the business to grow into the utilities and nuclear industry, and for NMS to be able to provide a range of services to its customer base covering mini cranes, Hiab services, rigging and lifting inspection and haulage.
Sharon is the administration manager for NMS and has over 30 years office/administration experience in local authority, electronic and nuclear sectors.
Sharon has achieved many secretarial/administration certificates, including SCOTBEC, RSA, O Grades. She has also carried out various safety-related training courses and has successfully completed IOSH Managing Safely and IOSH Working Safely training.