Ocean Energy Services

A new partnership of expertise in the Offshore renewable energy business bringing together a strong group of very experienced and qualified ndividuals under one banner to provide a comprehensive technical consultancy, design, installation and project management expertise.

Our partners are all experienced professionals who can enable and facilitate the development and deployment of existing technology and are working on innovative new solutions to the offshore and floating renewable energy systems. The team is made up from the following personnel.

The Team


John Toner

Managing Director

Naval Architect and Marine Engineer with in depth experience of construction, survey and technical and commercial operational management of all types ships. 40 years experience in the Marine industry including 16 years with Lloyds Register as surveyor and as Marine Projects Manager, 2 years with Irish department of Marine as senior surveyor, 12 years as technical Director for Maritime Management.

General manager of international ship management company with specialisation in underwater exploration, novel vessels and bespoke maritime projects.

Pro-Bono technical advisor to Atlantic Youth Trust (new sail training ship for Ireland). Extensive experience in preparation of commercial tenders and project proposals and negotiation at high level in the Marine industry.

For a full overview please visit: https://ie.linkedin.com/in/johntoner59


Gabriel Whitston

Marine Electrical Consulting Engineer

Gabriel was initially contracted by Maritime Management in 2013 to install and complete a Kongsberg EM302 Multi-beam echo sounder installation on the exploration vessel, Nautilus in Turkey. He has continued to provide electrical engineering design consultancy and management to the Nautilus and other ships operated by Maritime Management.

Gabriel brings a wealth of experience dating back from 1979, joining the Irish Naval Service in 1981 as an Electrical Artificer and retiring as Chief Electrical Artificer. His responsibilities included ships electrical /electronic maintenance and specifically trained in Sonar, Gyro and retransmissions systems, ROV operation and maintenance, weapons control systems, Track Link underwater acoustic tracking and power distribution.

He retired from the Naval Service in 2003, continuing his work in the commercial marine sector designing and installing electrical and electronic installations for commercial vessels. These included full specifications for pilot, wind farm crew transfer, fishing and hydrographic vessels, designing onboard generators, power distribution, engine management systems, full bridge navigational package, marine radar; radio communications. He also signed off on numerous Factory, Harbour and Sea acceptance trails and undertook commissioning work.

March 2007 – invited to design and install a control room for an offshore power generation platform for Ocean Energy Ltd, and managed the build, contractors and offshore operation and maintenance.

For a full overview please visit: https://ie.linkedin.com/in/gabriel-whitston-99a6aa46