Henderson Marine Services provides specialist maritime services to the offshore sector : Client's Representative for Rig movesHeading Control Towmaster for FPSOs and as Marine Surveyor. Based in Glasgow, proximity to the rail and motorway network allows swift mobilisation within the UK and Glasgow's international airport allows immediate overseas deployment.

Offshore Projects

The company provides Marine Representatives on Rig and Flotel moves for a variety of clients. All staff have sea-going and helicopter certification to ensure flexibility between serving on vessels or on the rig being moved. End clients include BG Group, BP, Chevron, EnQuest, Maersk and Premier Oil.


We have provided services as Heading Control Towmaster in the UK sector for clients such as Bluewater, Dana Petroleum and Maersk. The requirement for Heading Control has been due to ongoing subsea maintenance operations, especially during annual shutdown periods to permit substantial operational integrity workscopes in conjunction with specialised Dive Support Vessels. The company is now in a position to offer continuous Heading Control rotation cover. Rig move Towmaster services are provided by one of our affiliated companies.


The company has delivered an increased quantity of Marine Survey work, such as Bridge audits, CMID inspections, Marine Safety & Suitability Surveys, Dynamic Positioning trials, Incident investigations and Marine Warranty. This will be extended further with OVID accreditation later this year. Marine Warranty contracts include loadout, sailaway and installation of the world’s first subsea cable stays, loadout and sailaway of wind-farm mono-piles, installation of risers and tie-in spool pieces and backfill ploughing for subsea pipelines. End clients comprise Bibby Offshore, Centrica, Danish Oil & Natural Gas, Dolphin Drilling, Drace Infrastructures, Dubai Petroleum, EnQuest, RasGas and Talisman.

About Us

Henderson Marine Services Ltd is a compact and progressive maritime specialist provider. The company has seen steady growth since its inception to offer Marine Rep services to the offshore industry. Our experienced team can provide the following services:

  • Marine Representative
  • Heading Control Towmaster
  • CMID Vessel Inspection
  • Marine Warranty Surveyor
  • Marine Consultancy

We pride ourselves on our high level of professionalism for our clients and team, promoting a productive and effective work environment.


Meet the team..