offshore access

We own and operate the Bibby WaveMaster fleet of Walk-to-Work Service Operations Vessels, a step change in how to access offshore structures.


Our 6 barges provide floating hotels for workers offering flexible shoreside and near shore accommodation.

additional services

Growing our business based on client feedback to deliver ancillary services and 3rd party vessel management.

british company

Family owned with a rich history

client focused

Always placing the client front and centre

data transparency

Analysing our performance data to continuously improve 

local commitments

Helping the local economy in our supply chain

High sea state performance 

Safe efficient seafaring


Read about how we have provided our unique solutions for projects around the world and the scenarios that have demanded floating accommodation and wind technician transportation.

KJV Gorgon, Australia
BP, Shetland Islands
Aibel, Norway
Total, Southern North Sea
Chevron, Nigeria
Innogy/James Fisher, Suffolk

Our statistics

rooms on board
barge charters
Helipad transfers
gangway transfers

Meet our board members

Howard Hughes

Technical and Operations Director, Bibby Marine

Howard Joined Bibby Marine as Technical and Operations Director in 2012…

Nigel Quinn

CEO, Bibby Marine

Nigel joined Bibby Marine after previous CEO roles from within the Bibby Line Group of companies. Nigel held prior…

Call us now! For your offshore access/floating accommodation needs

Latest news

Bibby Marine is delighted to announce it has signed a shipbuilding contract, […]
Bibby Marine has secured a three-year contract extension with long-standing client, TotalEnergies […]
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Client Testimonials

See what our clients think of our services

“Aibel were pleased with Bibby Bergen, and found it to be a useful solution to our accommodation needs, with fast and easy hook-up to one of the berths within our shipyard”



“We are impressed by the quality of the WaveMaster vessel, the quality of the service and the opportunity that it provides to our industry.”

Total E&P Netherlands

Frequently asked questions

What accommodation do you provide?

Bibby Marine provide high quality worker accommodation through their fully serviced shoreside and near shore accommodation barges.

Is there a barge available in my area?

Our barges are on short and long-term charters around the world and locations regularly change. We can easily tow our accommodation to new locations, give us a call on 0151 708 8000 to check current availability.

How much does it cost to hire an accommodation barge?

We offer a cost-effective alternative to using local hotels or land-based temporary solutions. Costs vary for each project, depending on the vessel used and project location, but we try to be flexible with pricing to make it as easy as possible for our customers. Contact us here on our website for a quote.