About Us

Swale Oceanographic has been supplying a range of quality instrumentation and equipment to customers throughout the UK and Europe for over 25 years. Our customers include environmental agencies, universities and research establishments as well as operators in the coastal engineering, defence, dredging, oil & gas, renewable energy and survey sectors.

With our extensive experience and knowledge of the industry, the team at Swale are committed to supplying quality equipment to our customers. If you need advice or have any questions, please feel free to call or email us.

  • We have extensive experience and knowledge in the ocean science industry
  • We are a small and flexible company, dedicated to providing innovative products and solutions to our clients
  • We supply the highest quality, reliable product ranges to assist you with your day to day work
  • Our team are happy to talk through your requirements and offer advice based on their knowledge of the industry

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After spending 11 years in the Royal Navy and 5 years with Decca Navigator, Richard joined Offshore Environmental Systems Ltd starting a career in the ocean sciences which has afforded several years’ experience of preparing, deploying and servicing a range of equipment.


Phil started his career as a design engineer in the transformer industry and has over 30 years’ experience in technical sales and marketing. He became involved in submersible instrumentation in 2007 when the started the European sales subsidiary of a Canadian manufacturer and joined us in 2014.


Bruce founded the company in 1990 and his long involvement in the ocean science world (over 40 years) is a significant asset to us.