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 [...]


GPS MARINE CONTRACTORS LTD Require a BERTH CO-ORDINATOR This is a full time rostered position: 12 hour shifts 7.00am-19.00pm 7 days on 3 days off, 7 nights on 19.00-7.00am 4 days off. Experience would be beneficial. Please send CV, covering letter (including salary expectation) to Michele Steadman Closing date for applications: Fri 9th November [...]

Require a WAREHOUSE ASSISTANT immediate start

GPS MARINE CONTRACTORS LTD Require a WAREHOUSE ASSISTANT immediate start This is a full time, permanent position, based in our Marine Offices in Upnor, Rochester, Kent. Experience in a similar role would be beneficial, including use of Fork Lift Full, Clean driving licence Essential. 40 HOURS PER WEEK (overtime available) 09.00AM-17.00PM Please send CV, covering [...]


EXPERIENCED MARINE FITTER Full time, Permanent Position based at our marine base close to Rochester, Kent. Salary and package based on experience with potential of an immediate start Experience with CATERPILLAR & MIRLEES BLACKSTONE ENGINES would be an advantage. The applicant should also hold a valid UK driving licence GPS Marine Contractors Ltd, is one [...]

We’ll be in #London on 13th December celebrating a fantastic 2018 as we have been shortlisted for Sea Freight operator of the Year 2018 at the FTA’s #LogisticsAwards18! Click Link for FTA website –

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