Marine Construction in New Zealand

Total Marine Services specialise in the construction of all things marine. Over the last 25 years projects have ranged from small private walkways and jetties to large commercial ferry wharves, single floating pontoon structures to multiple berth marinas, marine retaining walls to wave protection screens and salvage and rescue operations.

Total Marine Services have a comprehensive array of floating plant, machinery and staff that compliment the range of services it can provide. Total Marine Services staff are also experienced in working with all types of construction materials and have the experience and ability to adapt and utilise simple construction techniques when faced with difficult situations.

All NZ Waters and Beyond

Whilst Total Marine Services predominantly operate in and around the Waitemata Harbour, Hauraki Gulf and the Bay of Islands projects have also been undertaken in Whangarei, Kerikeri, Omaha, Whangaroa, Whitianga, Napier, Wellington, Hong Kong and Spain.
Team New Zealand contracted Brent to oversee the construction and installation of their marina and travel lift pier in Valencia, Spain for their 2007 challenge for the America's Cup.

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Our Vision

Total Marine Services Limited strives to be number one in every aspect of the industry by creating a workplace where all staff members are result driven and committed to providing solutions and favourable outcomes for our customers.

Diverse Array of Services

Total Marine Services can offer a diverse array of services to its clients. In addition to marine construction Total Marine Services have the ability to provide emergency salvaging services and have a proven knowledge of the marine environment and the problems faced with restricted site access and remote site location.

Total Marine Services can also add dredging works to their list of services and have an ongoing relationship with the Ports of Auckland, Smith and Davies, Thomson Towboats and Heron Construction.


Total Marine Services abides by the strict controls enforced by Maritime New Zealand, Site Safe, Ports of Auckland and other local, maritime and regional government bodies. Total Marine Services also prides itself on maintaining an exemplary safety record and carry up to date certifications and continuing education for its staff and vessels.

Total Marine Services and its staff are also knowledgeable in the processes of Resource and Building Consents and ensuring compliance with the latest Rules and regulations enforced by the Local and Regional Authorities.


Total Marine Services has an extensive array of resources and equipment, to carry out any maritime related project. Along with a successful reputation of "getting the job done", Total Marine Services have established ongoing working relationships and understandings with a number of organisations and companies:

Auckland International Airport – to assist with the salvage of craft from the Manukau Harbour or other off shore locations.
Civil Aviation Authority – to assist with the salvage of craft from the Waitemata Harbour, or other off shore locations.
Auckland Council – to provide floating plant and services in marine disaster situations such as oil spills.
Ports of Auckland – to provide maintenance of navigational aids such as buoys and beacons in the Harbours.
Marina operators – various marina operators around the North Island entrust Total Marine Services to carry out various maintenance works.

Total Marine Services Limited is an active member of the Marina Operators Association, keeping abreast of the latest improvements to marinas, and introducing new products and services on the market.




Total Marine's performance was outstanding. They were innovative, flexible easy to work with and totally reliable. At the end of the project they delivered an excellent product on time and on budget.

Mick Kelly, Whangamata Marina

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