Maritime Developments

We are MDL

Back deck is our speciality and our passion – non-stop since 1999.

Maritime Developments (MDL) holds an industry-respected track record of design, manufacture and delivery of value-driven engineering solutions for the global energy sector.

From our beginnings manufacturing equipment for the fishing industry in the north-east of Scotland, to supplying complete flex-lay spreads to operators around the globe: we’ve seen a lot.

Our innovative in-house design is forward-thinking, but our work formula is simple: listen, design, deliver, support.

We have found our niche in the market, and we stick to it. That is why our clients pick Maritime Developments as their back-deck solutions provider of choice, time and time again.


Proven Solutions

MDL provides the turnkey package: from concept, through manufacture, testing, installation and commission.

  • Complete flex-lay spreads
  • Portable vertical lay systems
  • Pipelay tensioners
  • Reel drive systems
  • Deck winches
  • Deck radius controllers
  • HPUs, EPUs and controls


 At Your Service

To deliver on our mission, we’ve invested in building and growing our in-house expertise.

With all disciplines under one roof, we can deliver high-end new equipment, as well as bringing your existing equipment from other manufacturers back to its full working order.

Or key assets include:

  • Dedicated project teams including design engineers and draughtsmen
  • Hydraulic, electric and software technicians
  • Experienced offshore personnel
  • Asset management, repair and maintenance services


7 Wilson Street, Peterhead AB42 1 UD
62 Dee Street, Aberdeen AB11 6DS