Founded in 2003, Triskel Marine provides an extensive range of technologies for electrical power sensing and data management. We deliver significant energy savings by precisely managing multiple energy sources and consumers.
With offices in Kent and Cornwall, Triskel is perfectly placed to understand and work within the harsh marine environment. We work closely with our clients to develop tailored solutions to their energy and data management needs.
Underlying all of our technologies is a profound knowledge of the sea and of advanced data management and communications. Using robust systems that can operate in difficult environments we collect data from multiple sources, bring it all to one place and then process it to provide control and information for our customers.
Over the past 10 years we have used our knowledge to develop a range of hardware and software solutions for the toughest of environments. As an example, we provide the processing and power management for marine environmental monitoring buoys, where systems can be deployed at sea for months at a time with no possibility of external support. Our most recent advances have been in precision energy management for marine hybrid power and propulsion systems. Our whole vessel approach and accurate power sensing and load management have demonstrated fuel and energy savings of up to 25%.
Delivering information to the end user is the final piece of the puzzle. Whether it is locally or by wi-fi, VHF, mobile phone or satellite, we have the technology to deliver our client’s information to them wherever and whenever they need it.
Ken is a chartered mechanical engineer with a long career in the marine industry. He trained with the Royal Navy as a specialist engineer officer working with the Royal Corps of Naval Constructors on nuclear power and propulsion systems. Following his time with the Royal Corps, Ken had a number of technology based commercial roles before establishing Triskel Marine (also known as TML) in 2003.
Ken has led a number of EU and UK collaborative R&D projects targeting these technologies, and as a result TML has amassed a large amount of practical experience and intellectual property in this domain.
Kevin Wittamore is the Technical Director of Triskel Marine, with a background in computing, both hardware and software. After several years developing successful educational software packages for primary and secondary education, he moved towards maritime technology development with the creation of Triskel Marine.
He specialises in technology integration, the design and testing of experimental systems, and has been working on data management, marine hybrid and power systems since the company started in 2003.
Trevor joined Triskel in 2015 working with the team to commercialise the R&D they had developed over the years and getting the Integrel system ready to take to market
Trevor has been involved in the South West business community for the last 15 years advising a variety of companies on strategy, financing, growth and investment and leads the commercial arm of Triskel
Alison is a Director of TML and Company Secretary. Her career was primarily in Human Resources with years of experience working in both the public and private sectors at director level.
Alison is a Chartered Fellow of the Institute of Personnel and Development and a qualified mediator. She has been involved with the Company since its inception, providing support and HR services.
A keen sailor, Alison has (mostly) supported the experimental engineering work on her own boats in the interests of Company research and development, culminating in the new Integrel system.
Nigel Calder is best known for his ‘Boatowner’s Mechanical and Electrical Manual’ and ‘Marine Diesel Engines’, both considered definitive works.
Nigel was the technical director for the EU-funded HYbrid MARine – HYMAR – project. He has been a long time member of the Electrical Project Technical Committee of the American Boat and Yacht Council – ABYC – which writes electrical standards for pleasureboats, and has participated in European standards-writing processes.
Nigel is currently the Technical Editor or an Associate Editor of PassageMaker, Professional Boatbuilder, Sail, and Ocean Navigator magazines and a consultant on marine energy issues. He and his wife, Terrie, spend several months every year aboard their Malo 46, ‘Nada’ and over the past 35 years they have cruised and written about destinations including the East Coast of North America, the Bahamas, the Caribbean and Scandinavia.
Will started electronics and software design in the 80’s inspired by the 8bit
computer era. He went on to spend 15 years writing commercial game and
eductional software for various platforms, finally returning to electronics
design in the 2006.
Will now specialises in developing cutting edge advanced
digital, RF and power electronics.
Will served his apprenticeship at Marine Trak Engineering, (now Mylor Yacht Harbour’s “Marine Team”) as a Marine Engineer and continued in the role for the next 11 Years, gaining ever more experience with boats and their systems, from small outboards motors mounted to tenders up to larger diesels in 60ft yachts.
Approached by Ken one day, having completed an engine installation on his boat, he began work at TML in May 2017. Will thoroughly enjoys broadening his horizons into design and prototyping with the mechanical parts of the Integrel system, and he has also gained a huge amount of experience with electrical systems whilst developing Integrel.
Any spare time he has he tries to spend sailing, whether it be competing in the Rolex Swan Cup or taking his own boat for a cruise to the Scillies with his wife and their dog.