About MDEL

Operating since 2004 and owned and run by Murray Birch, MDEL specialises in precision engineering for both marine research and the fishing industry.

Marine Design Engineering has supplied technical and engineering solutions and equipment to the University of Auckland, University of Waikato, NIWA, Department of Conservation, Cawthron Institute and various other research institutes and individuals in New Zealand and overseas.

Specialising in design and manufacture of underwater equipment including:

Camera systems: drop cameras, towed cameras
Underwater switches, LANC controllers
Housings for oceanographic equipment

Design and manufacture of marine science equipment:

flow tanks
wave flumes
sediment dredges

Manufacture of haulers and winches for the marine and fishing industry:

longline haulers
pot haulers

Precision Engineering – Computer Aided Design – Aluminium & Stainless Steel Welding – Plastic Fabrication & Welding

CNC Machining