Based in Lisburn, Co Antrim, the ABCO Group
is a fully integrated specialist Marine Civil Engineering
service for all types of Marine Infrastructure.
The company acts as both principle and specialist subcontractor
on substantial projects in the UK, Ireland and internationally.
ABCO delivers a wide range of projects to world class standards:
Marine Site Investigation, Hydrographic Survey, Long Sea Outfall
Installation, Over-Water Piling, Dredging and Commercial Diving
to final report and drawing preparation.
Also part of the group, ABCO Divers offers diverse range of
marine activities, from underwater welding and burning to
inspection, installation and demolition of marine and inland
A family owned business, the company oversees all operations in
line with a fully integrated management system accredited to
UKAS recognized systems.
Group Directors John and Brendan Osborne have over 30 years of
marine and civil engineering experience between them.
John explains: “All our senior management team have many years
project experience. Indeed, we guarantee direct involvement of
these senior managers in delivery of all our projects.
“We continually invest in our company, constantly identify best
practice methods and new training requirements, and we implement
the new technologies that make our operations more efficient,
economic and productive.
ABCO Marine Ltd specialises in the design, construction and
delivery of Long Sea Outfalls, Outfall and Intake Pipes.
“We have developed and invested in our specialist plant,
equipment and personnel to deliver a total marine outfall
package to clients,” explains Brendan Osborne.
“Our construction teams are used to operating in challenging
marine locations and in difficult environmental conditions.
“Indeed, our Marine Operations Managers and Barge Masters are
experts in dealing with the logistical challenges that these
environments bring while also keeping a clear focus on
timescales and safety.
“We pride ourselves on delivering on time - and on budget,” he