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Coastal Marine Services Limited Insurance Specialists

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Phone : +44 (0)1245 294 111
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Coastal Marine Services is a specialist marine insurance underwriting agency, providing insurance to owners and operators of vessels up to 5,000 GT. As an approved Coverholder at Lloyd’s, our security is provided by certain Underwriters at Lloyd’s, London.              

We provide insurance solutions as an individual or a combination package which include hull and machinery, protection and indemnity, cargo engineering and maintenance, and are tailored to cover the owner’s requirements.

For further details contact David Tiney on Tel :01245 294111 or email


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Phone : +44 20 3206 5200
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ERM is a leading global provider of environmental, health, safety, risk and social consulting services. With sustainability at the heart of both our services and how we operate our business, we are committed to providing a service that is consistently of the highest quality. New management & leadership development services available For further details contact Bruce Davidson on + 44 20 3206 5200 or e-mail

Everard Insurance Brokers Ltd

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Phone : 01732 224692
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Everards have traded as an independent Insurance Brokers since 1969.

We specialise in Marine and related General Trades Insurance. Our exclusive arrangements with respected Insurers provide Marine Hull, War and P&I protection for owners and operators of Workboats, Tugs, Supply Vessels, Yachts, Coasters, Dredgers, Tankers, Containerships and Trawlers etc and we're an authorised Insurance brokers for The Professional Boatman Association.

We also have facilities to provide Insurance on Cargoes of every description.

For Marina etc, Marine Trades and Liabilities, incorporating PL and EL, Product Liability, Chandlers and Professional Indemnity, we have Specialist Schemes too and all complemented by our first class claims handling service.

Everard Insurance Brokers Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority - Firm reference number 308145.

For further information please contact Jamie Smith on +44 (0)1732 224 682 or visit

FINTEC recruit

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Phone : +44(0)1315640755
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FINTEC recruit will support your business in sourcing personnel with the right level of experience and skill required for your vacancies. We are based in Edinburgh, Scotland with a reach across the UK and international.

We offer cross sector recruitment services covering Engineering, Technical, Finance and Business support disciplines for on and offshore positions. Our service covers marine, subsea, oil and gas, manufacturing and more. Our network of Specialist Associate Consultants source the best people in the industry for your jobs and project success. We are fair, competitive and can tailor the recruitment support to meet your needs.

We have an extensive database of skilled professionals looking for both contract and permanent employment. The range of disciplines vary from Marine experienced personnel to Renewable Technicians. We operate Talent banks for our clients for projects in identifying personnel in line for projects arising.

Typical roles that we can support with are mechanical, electrical, structural, design, environmental, metallurgists, materials, planners, project engineers, cable engineers, ROV, project managers, ports, surveyors, vessel managers, civil and construction, financial, procurement, business development, analysts and many more.

Please contact us to find out how we can support your business. Telephone +44 (0) 131 564 0755 or email :

Houlder Insurance Services Ltd (Lloyd's Brokers)

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Phone : +44 (0)20 7980 3800
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Houlder is a long established independent `niche` Lloyds insurance broker trading from offices in the city of London, the home of the world`s most important and diverse insurance market. We place risks in the London market and in other global insurance centres for the clients both in the UK and overseas. Houlder Insurance Services Limited is authorised and regulated by the Finance Services Authority. For further details contact: Cliff Butters Houlder Insurance Services on Telephone: 020 7980 3800

Oval Insurance Broking

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Phone : + 44 (0) 1517 088090
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The Oval group is a leading UK risk, insurance broking, financial planning services and healthcare advisory group.

Oval Insurance Broking

Domestic and international risk management, healthcare and general commercial liability insurance broking.  Lloyds accredited insurance broker specializing in worldwide risk management for marine, energy and wind power businesses. 

Oval Financial Services

Financial planning and advice spanning corporate pension management, de-risking and change; corporate At Retirement planning; entrepreneurial SME pensions; workplace benefits; and private wealth management for high net worth individuals.

For further details contact Lee Chadwick on Tel: 0151 708 8090 or email

Skilltrade BV

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Phone : 00 31 715611365
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Skilltrade specializes in hydrographic training and courses for the hydrographic survey, dredging and offshore construction industry since 2000. Courses and training developed by people who gained their experience in the field and taught by those same individuals. The heart of the company is that the skills its people possess can be traded or exchanged with others, thus improving their hydrographic knowledge and understanding.

Skilltrade can provide courses and training in five areas by combining theoretical with field experience material:

1. Hydrographic Survey Category B course - Full Hydrographic Survey curriculum encompassing all basic and essential competencies of the Hydrographic Surveyor as defined by the FIG/IMO/ICA International Advisory Board on Standards of Competence for Hydrographic Surveyors for a Category B Course. The course has been officially recognised as such on the 1st July 2008. We offer an intense course, a 13 week course in IJmuiden (including 1 week Safety training) preceded by a 13 weeks e-learning programme. The course is fully intertwined with visits, workshops and guest lecturers from companies that support the curriculum.

2. Introductory and generals courses in hydrography, land survey, positioning and mathematics, depth sensors, motion sensors, survey sensors, underwater acoustics, offshore construction and earth sciences. Advanced courses in Geophysical sensors, ROV sensors or electronic trouble shooting.

3. Support to in-house training programs with respect to Hydrography and Underwater techniques.

4. Basic Electronics Course for Hydrographic Surveyors

5. E-learning Modules: Mathematics (Kahn university), Physics (Kahn university), Bathymetry (Skilltrade), Geodesy (Skilltrade), Global Navigation Satellite Systems(Skilltrade). Skilltrade provides guidance and assistance. Every module comprises questions and tasks that are to be carried out by the student.

Furthermore Skilltrade publishes the 3 volume Handbook of Offshore Surveying and the GPS Handbook for professional GPS users. Please visit our bookstore at for more information on these books.

For more information please visit our website or contact Johan Stam by telephone, +31(0) 71 5611365. Or by e-mail: .

The Underwater Centre (Fort William) Ltd

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Phone : 01397 703786
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The Underwater Centre (Fort William) Ltd The Underwater Centre provide specialist training for commercial divers, ROV pilot technicians and associated support staff at their purpose built and extensive facilities in Fort William. These include a large pier which incorporates multiple dive and ROV stations, welding bays, engineering workshops and hyperbaric chambers; barges and support vessels alongside various dive stations to depths of greater than 100m; as well as a 1.5M litre indoor seawater tank. In addition to being an ideal environment in which to train, the location and facilities at The Underwater Centre make it the ideal location for subsea trials and testing, providing real-life conditions at a fraction of the cost, and operational consideration, of going offshore.

For further information please contact John Maclelland on +44(0)1397703786 or visit

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