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Gardline was established in 1969, to provide marine support to the offshore oil and gas industry. Today, Gardline comprises a diverse group of multi-disciplinary organisations, operating in a wide variety of business areas and locations worldwide which have grown and developed over time. Gardline's principal offices are based in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, UK. The major business areas by volume are geophysical, geotechnical and environmental survey services. 

The success of the Gardline Group is attributable to its very loyal customer base, strong HSSE culture, dedicated management teams and the loyalty and professionalism of those who spend their working lives within Gardline.

Gardline is primarily a science and technology based group and progresses with considered enthusiasm when investing in technology and new ideas. However we are constantly aware of the possibility of unanticipated change and the consequent impact upon our activities. This careful use of technology underpins our growth; using judgement developed from experience. 

We have collated a number of links you may find useful; links to the websites of our subsidiaries and of organisations and institutions that have additional information on the activities and markets we are involved in.

Please see below for a full list of Gardline Group Companies:

Gardline Geosurvey Limited

Gardline Geosurvey Limited is a multidisciplinary marine survey company, providing a comprehensive range of marine services including geophysical, hydrographic, geotechnical, geochemical, environmental and oceanographic surveys. 

Alpine Ocean Seismic Survey, Inc

Alpine Ocean Seismic Survey, Inc. (Alpine), founded in 1957 and a Gardline Company since 2009, provides industry and government with the technical expertise to plan, acquire and interpret scientific data from marine and freshwater environments. Company capabilities include geophysical, geotechnical, hydrographic, oceanographic, environmental and positioning services. 

Gardline Marine Sciences do Brasil, S.A

Gardline Marine Sciences do Brasil S.A (Gardline Marine Sciences do Brasil) are fully qualified to offer a range of international services including marine geophysical, geotechnical, environmental and oceanographic surveys to a wide range of industry sectors. 

Minerva Technical Solutions Limited

Minerva Technical Solutions Limited (MTSL) offer a comprehensive package of services to support the oil, gas, nuclear, renewables and marine industries. Utilising their extensive worldwide experience, MTSL deliver solution focused services, aimed at reducing risks, costs and environmental impact, whilst increasing quality, efficiency and response time. MTSL has the flexibility and capability to deliver services from small, single person solutions, through to the provision of large, multi-layered projects, which utilise all facets of the Gardline Group.

Marine Ecological Surveys Limited

Marine Ecological Surveys Limited (MESL) provide authoritative scientific advice on the impacts of major industrial and construction developments in the marine environment. MESL have specialist expertise in the design and implementation of monitoring programmes, the preparation of multi-disciplinary reports, primary research and the provision of strategic advice. 

Titan Environmental Surveys Limited

Titan Environmental Surveys Limited (Titan) is a marine contractor for nearshore data acquisition. Titan provide geophysical, hydrographic, oceanographic and environmental surveys to its clients. With its own fleet of coastal and nearshore vessels and industry experience spanning more than 30 years, Titan is now one of the UK’s leading environmental survey and monitoring contractors. 

Gardline Surveys Inc

Gardline Surveys Inc, based in in Houston Texas, is Gardline’s project management and marketing office for clients based in North and South America, with a primary focus on clients based in Houston. In addition, Gardline Surveys Inc. undertakes data interpretation, reporting and consulting, particularly for Houston based clients operating worldwide. The geophysical team specialises in 3D geohazard assessments; identify the presence of shallow hazards utilising existing 3D seismic data, typically in water depths over 300m. 

Tranship B.V

Tranship B.V. is a ship-management company. Their ships can be deployed in the maritime survey market to carry out pipeline surveys, cable route surveys, hydrographic work and geotechnical/geophysical inspections. Tranship B.V. is committed to offering clients a quality service and a high level of safety on board their ships. 

Alicat Workboats Limited

Alicat Workboats Limited (Alicat) are builders and repairers of aluminium boats, with designs from 14m to 30m. The company specialises in the construction of class and non-class wind farm support vessels servicing the offshore energy sector. The Great Yarmouth based company also operates arguably the UK's most comprehensive small vessels repair facility, boasting a 200 tonne mobile vessel lift and onsite services including specialist marine design and installation, fabrication, precision engineering, naval architecture, mechanical engineering, hydraulic services, joinery, painting and shipwrights. 

South Boats IOW Limited

South Boats IOW Limited (South Boats IOW) has a strong heritage of ship building and repair and has been at the forefront of offshore wind farm crew transfer vessel design and construction for many years. South Boats IOW have experience of building a large range of service vessels, including wind farm support, police and patrol and survey and research vessels. The company prides itself on industry leading build quality and attention to detail and of course delivering vessels on time and on budget.

East Coast Diesel Limited

East Coast Diesel Limited (East Coast Diesel) are diesel engine repair specialists and parts suppliers for all major brands of industrial and marine diesel engines. East Coast Diesel have over 30 years experience in the overhaul, repair, servicing and fault diagnosis of engine brands such as Detroit Diesel, Cummins, Caterpillar, Rolls Royce, Scania, Volvo, Alco, E.M.D., Doosan and many other engine types. Ideally located quayside within the Richards Dry Dock facility, East Coast Diesel offers an exceptionally high standard of service to any industry, offshore or onshore, anywhere in the world.

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Photo: The original Gardline office in Whapload Road, Lowestoft in 1969.