Maritime Construction Services


Maritime Construction Services (MCS) is an emerging, independent offshore contracting and vessel management company. We provide high-quality project management and engineering services to the oil & gas majors and main contractors worldwide.

Our services range from pipelay, heavy lift and SURF to SAT diving. In addition, we service our clients in the construction of ports & terminals and vessel management. To support our services, we have a broad network of international partners.

Our expertise of working in harsh weather environments including the Arctic, combined with our financing solutions and direct access to a large asset base, enables us to apply an approach tailored to the needs of our clients and makes us unique to the industry.

MCS is a family run business which is reflected by our fast decisions making processes. This enables us to ensure an efficient process for each project and underlines our long-term commitment to our clients. It goes without saying that safety, quality, and cost-effectiveness are self-evident to us.

Our multinational and experienced team of industry experts is driven to meet and exceed our clients’ requirements, with resourceful solutions which add value to each project. Our commitment is reflected in our willingness to invest in both projects and relations because we believe this is the key to mutual success.


MCS can provide pipelay services from onshore, through the shore approach all the way to deep water. The (ultra) shallow sections of the pipelay are performed with our smaller pipelay barges, like the Kapitan Bulganin and the Defender, whereas the Fortuna, with its high tensioner capacity is capable of installing large diameter pipelines at large water depths. All using the S-lay methods. For even deeper waters, the MPV Everest, can be equipped with a flexible or J-lay installation tower.

This all in the most challenging conditions.

Extensive experience in pipelaying, both onshore and offshore with over 2167km of pipeline installed:

  • onshore
  • offshore
  • river crossings
  • shore approaches/shore pulls

Shore Approaches

MCS is specialized in the Construction Management, Engineering and Offshore Execution of Shore Approaches. Our home is the area where onshore pipelay contractors and offshore pipelay contractors feel uncomfortable. The zone too deep to stand, but too shallow for a vessel. In this zone we perform:

  • Concept development, Engineering and Planning of the works.
  • Equipment rig up and mobilization.
  • Pre-trenching
  • Hold back anchor installation
  • Establishment of pull winch and beach pull cable deployment (with our own linear winch)
  • Pipeline Buoyancy Manufacture, Attachment and Removal
  • Beachpull operations / Shallow Water Pipelay
  • Backfilling
  • Pipeline Post trenching if required

With our ultra-shallow pipelay barge Kapitan Bulganin, the shore pull length can be greatly reduced as it has only a draft of 2.5m.


Following extensive engineering and preparation, the above water tie-ins of already laid pipelines is performed with our vessels equipped with davits of 100MT capacity each.



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