back to listings SME Profile: GPS Marine Contractors Ltd

GPS Marine House, Upnor Road, Lower Upnor, Rochester, Kent, ME2 4UY

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About Us

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

GPS Marine operates in ports and harbors throughout Europe but is the go to marine contractor on the Thames and Medway.

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

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.

GPS Marine Mission

Providing our clients with safe, innovative, environmentally friendly solutions on time and on budget.

GPS Marine Vision

The vision of the GPS Marine board of directors is for the business to be synonymous with flexibility, versatility, quality and experience.


Our Services

Dredging Backhoe & Plough International, Coastal and Harbour Towage Marine Civil Engineering and Construction

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.

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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.

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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.

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Marine & Offshore Demolition Transport of Goods by Barge Diving & Sub-Surface Engineering

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

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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.

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GPS Marine 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.

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  Fleet Equipment Specs  

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.

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