Hythe Marine Services (HMS), part of Hythe Group, provides turnkey design, engineering, fabrication and repair services to the marine industry. Our team has a well established background in Commercial and MoD projects, talent that dates right back to the 1960’s. 

We retain experienced designers and engineers, with full SC clearance, in-house. Whether you’re looking for consultancy advice, one-off repairs, bespoke solutions, or entire project management, from concept to design and implementation, we’re here to help. 

Our team works 24/7 around the globe to ensure customer projects are delivered with exceptional quality, on time and within budget. 

Contact our team to discuss your project with us.

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Hythe marine services engineers for royal navy vessels
Inspecting and Maintaining Royal Naval Vessels

We spoke to one of Hythe Group’s key managers, Ken Keeling, to find out about one of his current projects - Sea Tube and Pump Bowl maintenance on a T45 Royal Naval Warship.

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Royal Navy's HMS Queen Elizabeth carrier
Hythe Marine Team up with HMS Queen Elizabeth for pit stop

In August this year Hythe Marine Services Technical Director Luke Fitzgerald, a Hythe Marine veteran of over thirteen years, was contracted to carry out routine maintenance work on HMS Queen Elizabeth.

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Engineering/Design for Commercial Shipbuilding

Ever wondered what it’s like to build a submarine? What about a Type 45 destroyer, superyacht or aircraft carrier? These may seem like radical projects to most of us, but for Hythe Marine Services (HMS) Structural Engineers and shipbuilding Designers, it’s a lifetime of craft, and ultimately, another day at work...

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Have you got what it takes to be a part of the Hythe Marine team?

We’re always looking for talented, ambitious people. Click the link below to browse the positions we’re currently hiring for. If you don’t see anything that suits you, why not send us an open application? We’re always happy to have a conversation.

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10% of Hythe Group’s team is made up of apprentices. We’ll teach you everything we know and give you the opportunity to gain qualifications that will be useful for the rest of your life. You’ll be trained in areas such as: Pipefitter welding | Fabricator welding | Hands-on machining.

Our apprentice training is linked to NVQ and City & Guilds qualifications, taking place in partnership with Highbury College, Southampton University, PETA Training and Consultancy services and BAE Systems. Sounds interesting?

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Many of the team here at Hythe Marine Service have been with us for decades and as a Group we work hard to maintain rigorous quality and training standards.

The core of our business is built on creating strong relationships both within our team and the industry. We deliver reliable services 24/7, regardless of location. Our customers don’t stop, so neither do we.

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