about us

Dublin Offshore Consultants (DOC) was founded in 2018 on the belief that sustainable development of the blue economy can change people’s lives for the better.

The founders met as the technical authorities in a leading Marine Renewable Energy technology developer. Restless, we wanted to bring our skills to bear on the wider maritime industry. Our aim is to use our experience of pioneering new solutions and expanding what’s technically possible, to deliver the potential of our ocean wealth and the offshore renewable sector.

DOC provide bespoke and innovative engineering solutions to project and product developers using our comprehensive understanding of technology developed for the marine environment. We realise our clients’goals by combining innovation with pragmatic thinking to redefine the possible, turning an ambitious concept into physical reality.

Ireland’s foremost offshore engineering consultancy, DOC is the home of Ireland’s offshore engineering talent.

Tom Doyle PhD, Director

Tom Doyle PhD, Director

Marine structural engineer and technical manager. Experienced in delivery of high-complexity structural and mechanical offshore systems as both technical expert and project lead.

Areas of expertise:

  • Marine structures, foundation design

  • Innovation, product development, DFM

  • Oceanography, site characterisation

  • Engineering from first principles

  • Team management

Darren Hayes MEngSc, Director

Darren Hayes MEngSc, Director

Experienced technical and operations director. Demonstrated history of successfully executing complex marine operations in the marine renewable energy sector.

Areas of expertise:

  • Marine operations planning

  • Vessel selection and heavy lift systems

  • Technical authority on high current sites

  • Strategic leadership, commercial focus

  • Project delivery

Danny Golden MSc CEng, Director

Danny Golden MSc CEng, Director

Civil Engineer and Naval Architect. Experienced in delivering complex and high value international projects to client requirements across the marine, heavy civils and energy industries.

Areas of expertise:

  • Design of Offshore Structures

  • Foundations and Geotechnical Design

  • Ports and harbours

  • Marine Warranty & Client Rep

  • Certification

DOC demonstrate a deep understanding of the complex marine environment.
— Vincent McCormack, Innovation Manager, DesignPro Renewables
DOC’s ability to combine strategic considerations and commercial focus with complex, detailed engineering are an asset to any product or project developer acting in the marine space.
— Saj Hanif, Head of Product, OpenHydro Technology Ltd