DOCKSPEC Marine was set up with a mission to provide expertise to Rig & Ship Owners, Operators, Managers and other maritime interested parties. From our base in Newcastle, United Kingdom, DOCKSPEC Marine provides international and UK based clients with shipyard project management, inspections, claims, salvage/wreck removal, expert witness and desktop surveys. We now have Global Alliance Consultants operating under the DOCKSPEC Marine brand in most UK Ports, West Coast USA, Australia, The Netherlands, Germany, Croatia and UAE, with many more locations added daily.

DOCKSPEC Marine is your turn-key link , we can completely unburden you when it comes to your requirements. DOCKSPEC Marine is an owner managed, privately held company committed to delivering tailored services and solutions that give our clients a technical edge. Our flexible working approach, coupled with skilled alliance colleagues provides clients a much higher probability of achieving their objectives at a lower cost.

DOCKSPEC Marine inspections and surveys provide Owners, Managers, Shipyards, Hull & Machinery Underwriters, P&I Clubs, Average Adjusters, Lawyers and interested parties with accurate, concise reports. We are an IMCA eCMID Accredited Vessel Inspector for ALL TYPES. Our total shipyard project management takes the full evolution; from specification preparation, vessel visit and preparation, bid analysis, yard proposal and on site supervision.

DOCKSPEC Marine HQ is conveniently located near Newcastle International Airport in the expanding Tyneside area of the United Kingdom. With many transportation options available worldwide, we are readily available to travel at short notice. Our alliance members also serve UK and worldwide ports through the DOCKSPEC Marine brand.

DOCKSPEC Marine can supply the following services at short notice:

  • Ship & rig lay-up project management
  • Green technology project management – Scrubbers / EGCS, BWTS, etc.
  • Drydocking and repair supervision
  • Drydock monitoring, planning and preparation
  • Repair specification drafting and bid analysis
  • Sailing voyages
  • Pre-purchase inspections
  • On-off hire & bunker survey
  • Condition surveys and smart / remote inspections
  • H&M / P&I / Warranty / Damage survey & investigations (TapRooT)
  • Budget compilation and modelling
  • Pre-Flag/Class/USCG/Inspections
  • Technical Superintendency for short and extended periods
  • Bespoke consultancy & desktop review
  • eCMID / OVID audits – ALL vessel types
  • Newbuild attendance, design & construction advice
  • Shipyard audit, inspection, suitability review
  • Audit (Lead ISM) and review
  • Marine Coating Superintendents for sailing & docking projects
With GLOBAL ALLIANCE Members in UK ports, USA, Australia, Croatia, Germany, The Netherlands and UAE we are now even more local.

cONSULTING ENGINEERS, MARINE SURVEYORS & accredited vessel inspectors

+44 7535513545


eCMID Accredited Vessel Inspector (AVI) - ALL VESSEL TYPES

General Vessels / LNG Fuelled Vessels / Jack-Up Vessels / DP Vessels / Pipe & Cable Laying Vessels / MISW


DOCKSPEC Marine have extensive shipyard experience to provide turn-key docking solutions or bespoke pre-panning, yard attendance and negotiation services.We have an extensive database of contacts and can provide practical and impartial guidance on repair locations.


DOCKSPEC Marine can attend at short notice for emergency dockings and repairs. We can give advice on how to facilitate repairs, coordinate formalities with Class, Flag and Underwriters Surveys to the satisfaction of all concerned.


DOCKSPEC Marine are well versed with SOx Scrubber installations and BWTS. We are available to review design packages, comment on installations, liaise with vendors & suppliers, attend for pre-fabrication and final execution in shipyards or afloat locations. DOCKSPEC Marine are available to attend as site team members for new-buildings, upgrade conversions, FAT, commissioning and retrofits. We are on hand to review basic concept designs through detailed planning and execution of all marine & offshore projects.

DOCKSPEC Marine can fill short or long term technical superintendents or Port Engineers role, either for vacation period cover or where outsourcing is more practical and economical for example. New business unit set ups and modelling for potential acquisitions are also undertaken as projects.


We can attend for standard and bespoke survey work on behalf of Owners, Charterers, Underwriters or individuals; for independent condition surveys, marine casualty surveys, H&M, P&I, suitability surveys, warranty surveys and damage assessments. DOCKSPEC Marine are available for all types of inspections as directed by the client. We have our own internal report formats or can adapt to bespoke formats, whichever is preferred by the instructing party.

DOCKSPEC Marine is available for desktop reviews of documentation on behalf of clubs and Underwriters in order to ascertain cause, nature and extent of repairs.

Safety, Health, Environment and Quality message.

Our SHEQ standards are an integral part of every activity that we undertake, both at home and away.  Being safe and secure is of paramount importance to all of us. We see it as critical that our people, and those who are affected by our activities, benefit from an incident-free environment. 

Operational business excellence message.

We always look for better ways to meet our clients’ needs through continuous improvement. We build on our past experiences and embrace innovation.
We behave responsibly in all our business relationships. We build trust with our clients, partners, suppliers, investors and the communities in which we work.
We are cost conscious and will work with our clients to provide effective and affordable solutions without challenging quality.