GPS Marine Recruitment!

Good afternoon! GPS Marine are currently recruiting for various ranks on our fleet of river tugs working on the River Thames. We have vacancies for Masters, Mates, Engineers and Deck hands. The company provides good conditions and excellent rates of pay. Feel free to send your CV to crewing@gpsmarine.co.uk #marinerecruitment

GPS Ionia

GPS Ionia inward bound with a barge for a TTT Central Satellite Site

GPS Marine Website issues

The GPS Marine Contractors Ltd website & emails experienced issues this week between the dates of Monday 7th January until early Tuesday 8th January 2019, all problems have been resolved now and no loss of data occurred. While we do not believe this is anything for our customers/suppliers to be concerned about in the interest [...]

GPS Marine Contractors Ltd has won the FTA Sea Freight Operator of the Year 2018 award! Managing Director John Spencer said the following when asked about winning the award. “Having been told by the then Port of London Harbour Master Lower in the early ‘90’s that barge traffic on the Thames was gone forever and even [...]

GPS Alert launched!

Also in December 2018 GPS Marine has introduced the launch GPS Alert into service. Capable of speeds up to 35 kph the GPS Alert is intended to serve as a “Fleet Support Launch” to enable the technical super and ISM officer (amongst others) to get out into the workplace to deliver support and assistance to [...]

Green Apple Award!

GPS Marine Contractors Ltd was nominated for a prestigious “Green Apple Award” for its work on the Northern Line Extension Project and on 12 November, the awards ceremony was held at the Houses of Parliament at which the company won a “Green Champion” award. To receive the award, the directors of the company were accompanied [...]

GPS Ionia refit

In December 2018 the tug GPS Ionia re-entered service following a major refit and life extension work. In addition to work on the main and auxiliary machinery, work included the fitting of a new propeller shaft, extensive replating of the hull, new stern fender, a complete refurbishment of the accommodation and the installation of a [...]

GPS Anglia refit

In 2015 the GPS Anglia underwent a similar refit to that undertaken on the GPS Ionia in 2018. It is to the great credit of the crew that the tug has been maintained in the condition shown below, which is little different than immediately post refit.

GPS MARINE CONTRACTORS LTD Master / Mate required to serve on board an inland waterway tanker. Based in River Thames. Applicants must have relevant experience working on bunker vessels and hold the necessary qualification including endorsements. Equal time on equal time off rotation. GPS Marine Contractors Ltd, is one of the leading Tug Operators on [...]

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