Specialist Marine Consultants Ltd

a global leader in offshore solutions

+44 (0) 1723 892861

About Us

SMC Provide project services and highly skilled experienced personnel to the offshore industry. We have worked with some of the largest companies in the energy sector, providing services worldwide.

SMC was established in 2006 by Managing Director - Captain Ian Coates, SMC has now grown into a thriving business with over 100 personnel, located globally.

Initially SMC was set up to provide Vessel Inspections, particularly to the Oil and Gas industry. In 2009 the company won their first contract in Offshore Wind with Siemens Wind Power on Gunfleet Sands 1 +2. This saw SMC expand to serve multiple clients and projects throughout the UK and Europe

SMC have worked on the largest windfarms across Europe and have supplied personnel to offshore projects throughout Europe, America, India, Asia, Africa and Australia.

SMC delivers the most appropriate practical solutions for each individual client, enabling the project to be completed to a high standard, on time and in the safest, most efficient manner.

With the wide range of services we provide we can help in any situation.
Transfers to date
Inspections to date
marine consultancy health and safety expertise
"Our offshore installation managers have used Ian Coates and SMC for expert marine advice and support over a number of years and across several projects. We have found them to consistently deliver a high quality service and provide invaluable advice and opinion"

DONG Energy