Butterworth Marine joins Solis Marine Consultants’ global Alliance Network

London UK:  Butterworth Marine has joined Solis Marine’s global network of Alliance partners established to enhance the Group’s reach and range of expert consultancy, offshore engineering and marine warranty surveying services.

Solis Marine is a multi-disciplinary consultancy offering salvage and wreck removal services, Special Casualty Representatives, naval architectural consultancy, expert witness services, marine engineering services and consultancy, marine warranty surveys, incident reconstruction using AIS data and technical due diligence services.

In addition to working for owners, maritime lawyers and leading marine insurers the company also has an established track record in the offshore renewables and clean energy sectors, working with sister company Solis Marine Engineering. The Group operates from offices in London, Falmouth, Singapore, Shanghai, Hong Kong and Rotterdam.

Based in the UK, Butterworth Marine provides technical services with a particular focus on legal disputes and litigation, casualty investigations, technical appraisals, salvage services and surveys.

While the two businesses remain fully independent, under the terms of the Alliance Butterworth Marine will support Solis Marine by providing additional capability both within the UK and globally as the Group continues with its plans for growth.

In return, Solis Marine will support Butterworth Marine by making available its full range of services on a global basis. A key area for co-operation between the two businesses within the UK will be the region around the Humber.

Solis Marine Senior Partner John Simpson said: “The Solis Group has worked with Butterworth Marine on a number of cases in the past and we are delighted to now welcome them as a member of our Alliance Network. In particular, we look forward to working with Iain as we look to increase our local presence in and around the Humber region and the North-East of England.

“We also look forward to Butterworth Marine working with the Solis Group further afield, especially in supporting the growth of our marine engineering and offshore renewables services and providing Solis Marine with additional salvage and wreck removal expertise.”

Butterworth Marine Managing Director Iain Butterworth said: “Having worked with Solis Marine over a number of years, I have been impressed by their consistently high standard of work and expertise in a variety of areas. Solis Marine has previously assisted both Butterworth Marine and its clients in adding to its strong marine engineering focus.

“With the growth in Solis’s marine engineering capability, Butterworth Marine can support and enhance the services offered. The time is right to formalise this long-standing successful relationship which will certainly benefit both companies and their respective established client base.”

The Alliance also includes Marine Experts Argentina, Myrcator MCS, Shipping Strategy Ltd and The Survey Association of 1914.



March 2 2022