Wave and Tide

wind and tidal device installation, wind and tidal installations, servicing wave and tidal devices, recovery of wave and tidal devices, pelamis installation, EMEC test berths, installing EMEC test berths,

Delta Marine’s vessels are ideal for the installation, recovery and service of wave and tidal devices.

We have successfully been involved in most of the projects at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) test berths as well as testing in Shetland waters since the early stages of the industry.


  • Anchor handling
  • Towage of cable lay barges/jack-ups
  • Equipment, cable reels, food/stores supply (self load/discharge)
  • Crew change to construction vessels when weather over CTV limitations

Operation and maintenance

  • Large stable platform and long reach cranes
  • Install/retrieval of machines
  • ROV and dive support for mooring and pre install works
  • Heavy equipment and spare parts supply

Some of the wave/tide projects we have provided support and construction services for:

  • Pelamis – Orkney, Forth and Portugal
  • Open Hydro – Orkney
  • ScotRenewables – Orkney
  • SIC tidal surveys – Shetland
  • Stingray – Shetland
  • Tidal Generation Ltd – Orkney
  • Sea Energy – Shetland
  • Sea Limpet – Orkney
  • Wello (Penguin) – Orkney
  • EMEC – Orkney
  • Nova M30 – Shetland (Complete install – gravity base, nacelle & cable)
  • Nova M100 – Shetland (Complete install – gravity base, nacelle & cable)