Ocean Kinetics - Providing manufacture, fabrication, welding, NDT, site services and diving; from bases in Orkney, Shetland and Aberdeen.


For over 20 years, Ocean Kinetics have been delivering high quality structural and architectural steelwork, pipework, platework, bespoke fabrication and repairs. Our staff are fully coded to provide fabrication to ASME IX, EN 9609, AWS D1.1, AWS D3.6M, Pipework to ASME B31.3 & EN 13480 and Structural fabrication to BS EN 1090 Exc 3.

Ocean Kinetics are accredited by TWI to ISO 3834-2.

Machining & Manufacture

We have invested heavily in machinery, equipment and training to complement our fabrication capabilities, and allow us to provide a comprehensive in-house manufacturing service. Our facilities include plasma cutters, turning and milling machines.


Ocean Kinetics provide a comprehensive range of diving and Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROV) services both locally and internationally.

Our dive teams can mobilise quickly and provide a complete diving service from surveys (including NDT) and inspections, underwater welding, construction, demolition and salvage.

Inspection and Testing

We undertake a range of inspection and testing in-house. Our visual weld inspectors are qualified to a minimum of CSWIP 3.1 and our NDT technicians are certified to CSWIP/PCN Level II for MPI &/or DPI.

Our NDT facility is a recent development, and is the only commercial one of its kind in Shetland. With this facility, we can offer services such as Radiography, hydrostatic pressure testing, ultrasonic inspections.