Group Companies

Decades of experience in providing a range of marine transportation services…

Henry Abram and Sons Ltd, established as Henry Abram Ltd in 1899, has a long track record of working in the maritime industry yet has prided itself in always keeping track of the needs of its clients over the years.

As the complexity of the projects we undertake has increased, so too has our investment in staff, technology and training. Today, we can point to a experience base going back over a hundred years reinforced by application of the latest working practices incorporating staff fully trained with appointed person, sea survival, naval architecture, structural analysis, surveying and mariner skills.

At our core is a personal, practical and responsive approach to our clients needs with a deeply rooted commitment to the Health and Safety of staff and the Quality of the service we provide. It is for this reason that many major industry players in the shipbuilding, subsea and freight forwarding markets return to us time and time again for repeat work, something that we are very proud of.

A naval architecture consultancy with depth in knowledge…

Malin Marine Consultants Ltd specialise in the Offshore, Marine and Heavy Lift sectors. The company was formed in 2002 as an offshoot of its sister company Henry Abram and Sons Ltd. Malin has grown from supporting its sister company, to being a recognised consultancy in its own right. Building on the ever increasing need for technical expertise in the specialised transport industry, Malin now offers a range of services for a varied client base.

Malin believe strongly that a company is only as good as its employees. Malin are proud of our engineers who possess a diverse and flexible set of technical skills grounded in good practical experience. It is this unique combination which places us in a strong position to tackle the varied and challenging problems that are presented to us.

At the core of Malin is a philosophy of professionalism and efficiency, allowing us to quickly turn around a client’s contract requirements as identified and to schedule. Having started out in shipping we recognise how important this can be, and this is philosophy we have had from an early stage.

End to End Marine Capabilities…

Malin Marine (formally Malin Marine Consultants Aberdeen) is the corporate home within Malin Group for a number of discrete market offerings including:

  •   – Offering turnkey mobilisation services.
  •  – providing a range of workboats to the aquaculture and inshore markets, including sales and support
  • Malin Consult – providing marine consultancy services to the oil and gas, defence and renewables markets
  • Malin Energy – providing next generation hybrid power solutions for the marine market
  • Malin Launch & Recovery – providing turnkey handling system solutions for the marine sector
  • Malin Renewables – providing a range of marine engineering solutions and services for the renewables market
  • Malin Subsea – providing subsea solutions to oil & gas, and defence customers
  • Malin Innovation – providing low cost practical risk based engineering development services to marine customers

These offerings pull together expertise from across the group to service individual sectors all of which have different needs and requirements.

A truly holistic design & fabrication service …

Malin Fabrication is part of the Malin Group of companies, who service the shipbuilding, heavy lift, renewables, oil & gas and marine sectors. As part of this Group, Malin Fabrication allows us to offer an in-house turnkey service from Front End Engineering Design (FEED), through detail design and fabrication, delivery and installation. Our understanding of the markets we operate in, our flexibility and responsiveness, together with the substantial experience and backing of other group companies, ideally places us to offer customers a bespoke and comprehensive solution.

The core of Malin Fabrication is to provide a competitive and cost effective service for small to medium size fabrications where quality of workmanship is paramount. Our commitment to deliver the client’s specifications are integral to the success of the overall project. Clients benefit from our ability to scale to the demands of the project, whether this involves pre-project consultation including design services, or simply Build to Print.

Impartial retrofit solutions for shipowners and operators …

Cleanship Solutions Ltd is a firm of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers specialising in providing practical, impartial solutions for ship owners in meeting the current and future requirements of environmental regulations. Including Ballast Water Treatment, Exhaust Gas Cleaning, Ship Recycling and vessel conversion and retrofit projects.

Our services range from initial conceptual analysis & engineering, through to installation, commissioning and through life support. Our ethos is to minimise cost and complication for the shipowner, and to advise the selection of the most suitable technical solutions that will ensure the shipowner achieves the right outcome.

The combination of experienced marine engineers, strong technical project management and a wide range of bespoke retrofit solutions allows us to stick to our ethos closely. With a presence in many countries and a wide global network, our solutions are applicable across a range of environmental and regulatory requirements, including ballast water management and exhaust gas cleaning.

Innovative, end to end solutions for ballast water treatment …

BWC is an ambitious company developing a range of highly innovative ballast water management systems to solve the unique problems associated with regulatory compliance within niche sectors of the marine industry.

Born from the Malin Group, a collection of marine companies with a strong background in heavy lift barge transportation, the company is built on the back of the Groups experience not only as heavy lift contractors, but also as barge charterers. This experience and knowledge led to the development of a unique and innovative product that finally provides barge owners, operators and other stakeholders with a simple method of compliance.

Heavy Lift – Salvage – Offshore Projects …

Malin Integrated Solutions is a joint venture between Malin Group Ltd, Marint (offshore Services) Ltd, and Dixon Marine Consulting Ltd. Malin Integrated Solutions is based in London but will act and draw upon the strengths of the three companies to offer a comprehensive product in the marine and offshore fields.

Malin Group has offered a broad range of services to its client base that covers front end design through fabrication and heavy lift transport and installation. Marint has a long history in international towage, salvage and offshore chartering for their globally based clients, offering 24/7 access to a worldwide network of tugs, offshore support vessels, barges and specialist semisubmersible vessels. DMC meanwhile provide shipbroking, marine consulting and business development services with a specialist focus on subsea and project support vessels.

High Integrity Welding for Critical Applications …

John Tracey Specialist Welding Ltd has been a long standing business within the welding industry for over 28 years, with a superb reputation and a high quality of workmanship.

Based in Glasgow, John Tracey Specialist Welding Ltd is a welding-fabrication company specialising in the fabrication and welding of industrial pipeline services and specialist welding fabrication work for the offshore and onshore industries in Aluminium, Stainless Steel, Super Duplex, Titanium and Carbon Steel Pipework to X-ray standards ISO15614-2 and ASME IX. JTSW are now certified to ISO9001 and have a renowned reputation in the UK and Internationally, having worked in Switzerland, Holland, France, Spain, Norway, Ireland and Lybia.