P&O Maritime Services

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P&O Maritime Services has been operating in the maritime industry since the 1960s. P&O Maritime has evolved over the years, they are active in the offshore renewables space and provide a wide variety vessels to support offshore activities within Europe including; survey, maintenance, operation, construction, power cable lay and inspection services. P&O Maritime was formed in the 1960s and has offices in Australia, London - United Kingdom, Boulogne - France, Singapore, Paraguay, Argentina - South America, Dubai - United Arab Emirates, Papua New Guinea & Galway - Ireland.

Company Fleet[edit]

RV Celtic Explorer, a multi-purpose research vessel at sea in Galway Bay, Ireland.
Cefas Endeavour moored in the Inner Harbour, Lowestoft
Docked at Blyth
Aurora Australis docked at Hobart in 2010
Arrives in on the Mersey, passing the Port of Liverpool dest:Birkenhead

Government Shipping Services Fleet

Name Built Type
Aurora Australis (icebreaker) 1990 Icebreaker
l'Astrolabe 1986 Multi Purpose Offshore Vessel
Southern Surveyor 1972 Fishing Research
Celtic Explorer 2003 Multi Purpose Research Vessel
Celtic Voyager 1997 Research Vessel

Research & Survey

Name Built Type
Prince Madog 2001 Research/survey vessel[1]
RV Cefas Endeavour 2003[2] Fisheries Research Vessel

Port Services Fleet

Name Built Type
Shadeed 1986 Tug
Shamal 2004 Tug
Al Wasl 1997 Tug
Raheeb 2000 Tug
Sinyar 2006 Tug
Mihaiz 1998 Tug
Al Mutwakal 1999 Tug
Asad 2009 Tug
Namer 2009 Tug
Timrar 2009 Tug
Al Minsaf 2009 Tug
Murshid 2008 Pilot Boat
Morjan 2004 Pilot Boat
Rubban 2004 Pilot Boat
Al Toofan 1997 Pilot Boat
Gazelle 1990/91 Pilot Boat
Al Faidh 1997 Pilot Boat
Naseem 1990 Pilot Boat
Nashwan 2008 Utility Vessel
Riffa 2003 Mooring Boat
Wafa 1998 Mooring Boat
Laila 1990 Mooring Boat
Dina 1993 Mooring Boat
Ahmose 2005 Tug
Ramses 2008[3] Tug

Cargo Services Fleet:

Name Built Type
Aburri 1995 Self Discharging Ore Carrier
Wunma 1999 Self Discharging Ore Carrier
Western Endeavour 1988 Bulk Carrier
Western Enterprise 1989 Bulk Carrier
Western Flyer 1990 Bulk Carrier
Western Star 1990 Bulk Carrier
Western Triumph 1992 Bulk Carrier
Western Zenith 1993 Bulk Carrier
Western Venturer 1985 Science Research Assistance

Offshore Renewables Support

Name Built Type
Santa Ana 2011 Offshore Renewables Support[4]

Offshore Fleet & Cable Lay Offshore Renewables Support

Name Built Type
Southern Supporter 1994 Multi Purpose
CS European Supporter 1996 Multi Purpose Vessel

Defence Fleet
DMS Maritime owns and/or manages and operates a fleet of more than 550 vessels, including multi purpose vessels, harbour and ocean tugs, torpedo recovery vessels, landing craft, diving launches, workboats and general harbour support vessels of various sizes, a submarine trial support vessel, sailing vessels, an Antarctic survey vessel and rigid hull inflatable boats.[5]


  1. ^ "PRINCE MADOG". Marine Traffic. Retrieved 2 June 2012. 
  2. ^ "CEFAS ENDEAVOUR". Marine Traffic. Retrieved 2 June 2012. 
  3. ^ "Port Services Fleet". P&O Maritime. Retrieved 24 May 2012. 
  4. ^ "Offshore Renewables Support". P&O Maritime. Retrieved 2 June 2012. 
  5. ^ "P&O Maritime Fleet". P&O Maritime. Retrieved 24 May 2012. 

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