GPS Marine Contractors Ltd

Modern, state-of-the-art technology combine with years of hands on experience…

GPS Marine based in Upnor, Kent (UK) is proud to have a tradition of over 50 years of service in the maritime industry.

Throughout the years GPS Marine has expanded its activities, operating throughout Europe and is currently growing as a major maritime company, specialising in:

  • Marine Civil Engineering & Construction
  • Backhoe & Plough Dredging
  • Marine & Offshore Demolition
  • International, Coastal & Harbour Towage
  • Transport of Goods by Barge
  • Diving & Sub-Surface Engineering

The aim of GPS Marine has always been to deliver added value by promoting innovative cost effective solutions, with a team of highly experienced and qualified professionals.

GPS Marine aspires to achieve the highest standards in health and safety, equal opportunities and the protection of the environment at all times.

Latest News

  • GPS Avenger is being reactivated

    The 2013 built Shoalbuster 2709 GPS Avenger is being reactivated following a 21 month layup at Upnor. During July the… Read more…

    Published on July 18, 2017

  • Full voluntary ISM compliance

    GPS Marine Contractors Ltd took a major step towards full voluntary ISM compliance when on 27th June 2017 the Company passed its… Read more…

    Published on July 18, 2017

  • GPS 1603 lying at Bolnes

    GPS 1603 lying at Bolnes, ready to return to the Thames after reclassification and conversion into a drywell hopper

    Published on June 23, 2017

Backhoe & Plough Dredging

Dredging Backhoe & Plough

GPS Marine has the only backhoe and water injection dredging spreads based in the Rivers Thames and Medway. GPS Marine routinely undertakes capital and maintenance dredging in harbours and rivers in the South East UK.

Dredging Backhoe & Plough

International, Coastal & Harbour Towage

International, Coastal & Harbour Towage

GPS Maine operates tugs and multicats on long and short distance, sea and ocean towage contracts and on various charter contracts for use in support of projects in ports and on coastal and offshore site operations.

International, Coastal and Harbour Towage

Marine Civil Engineering & Construction

Marine Civil Engineering & Construction

GPS Marine’s Marine Civil Engineering and Construction Division will undertake contracts throughout the UK from its bases on the Thames and Medway. The division specializes in piling, cofferdam construction and removal, jetty construction and repair as well as the demolition and removal of marine structures.

Marine Civil Engineering and Construction

Marine & Offshore Demolition

Marine & Offshore Demolition

Marine and Offshore Demolition projects require the specialist plant, specialist staff, specialist management and specialist culture that GPS Marine delivers.

Marine & Offshore Demolition

Transport of Goods by Barge

Transport of Goods by Barge

GPS Marine is the largest multi cargo intra port barge operator on the River Thames and Medway and has unrivalled experience in the transport of spoil, aggregates, tunnel ring segments as well as construction equipment and materials along the length of the Rivers Thames, Medway and their tributaries.

Transport of Goods by Barge

Diving & Sub-Surface Engineering

Diving & Sub-Surface Engineering

GPS Marine, through its subsidiary GPSM Diveco Ltd, can provide teams of divers and underwater engineers who are well experienced in inshore diving and underwater engineering activities. The division can undertake pipeline installation work, underwater cutting and welding, installation of cathodic protection, survey and salvage activities.

Diving & Sub-Surface Engineering

Our Fleet equipment specifications

Our Fleet equipment specifications

Our specialised equipment may be chartered by other organisations and clients within the marine engineering and construction industry. Click on the link below for a full list of all tugs, barges, construction vessels and dredging vessels.

Fleet Equipment Specs

Contact us for more information

Call +44 (0)1634 892010 or complete our online form

Contact us today by phone, email or our online form and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

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