Ports & Commercial Shipping

From lightships and dredgers to ro/ro and car ferries, barges, tugs, tankers and offshore support vessels, Team Humber Marine Alliance members offer an extensive breadth of experience in the chartering, operation, design, construction, repair and maintenance of commercial shipping.

Innovation, skill and competitiveness underpin THMA members, who have an established track record in this sector of the marine & maritime industry, and are staffed with the required experts in every field, including marine pilots, tug masters, marine engineers, naval architects and shipyard draughtsmen. Blue Tech jobs for the growing Blue Economy…

Vessel conversions also form a key part, including hull extensions, change of use and upgrades. Increasingly, conversions involve energy efficient retrofitting.

THMA members also serve the growing number of opportunities and project initiatives involving the use of the country’s canals and rivers. This includes freight being carried on the inland waterways connected to the River Humber, such as the Trent, the Aire-Calder Canal and the Ouse.

Among the products being assessed for transfer from road transport to the inland waterways are dry and liquid bulks, biomass, biofuel, biowaste and containers.

THMA members’ capabilities include:

  • Chartering
  • Crew Transfer vessels
  • Diesel injection pumps
  • Dredgers
  • Drilling rigs
  • Dry dock
  • Electrical
  • Engine
  • Heating, ventilation, air conditioning (HVAC)
  • Instrumentation
  • Jack up vessels
  • Lifting & Handling
  • Machinery
  • Marine corrosion, electrics, engineering, hydraulics
  • Marine doors, hatches and deck machinery
  • Naval architects and marine consultants
  • Painting and cleaning
  • Personnel for long- or short-term contracts
  • Pilotage
  • Pipework
  • Port operations
  • Precision engineers and fabrication services
  • Project Cargo
  • Rigging
  • Service Operation Vessels (SOV’s)
  • Ships agents
  • Ship repair/conversion/new build
  • Ship riding maintenance squads
  • Shipping surveys
  • Slipway and quayside repair and maintenance services
  • Steelwork
  • Stevedores
  • Towage and salvage
  • Transportation
  • Valves
  • Welding
  • Winches
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