ABOUT US

Marine Hydraulic Solutions (MHS) was founded due to the growing demand in the superyacht sector in Palma de Mallorca to fill a gap… to provide a superior quality hydraulic service with integrity, honesty and security at the correct price.

Clearly, by the resounding and overwhelming response from our clients, MHS has certainly filled this gap making MHS undoubtedly Palma de Mallorca’s #1 superyacht hydraulic services provider.

Based on-site within STP give us the perfect location for convenience for our clients to visit, discuss their project and view the works as they progress. With a network of international hydraulic partners, a team of highly skilled and personable technicians, MHS can fulfil all your requirements and expectations efficiently, conveniently and most cost effectively.





NEIL DUFFIELD

Operations Manager

MHS are hugely proud to have probably the most qualified, accomplished and technically advanced hydraulic technician on the island running the operations and services to our clients. With technical skills & knowledge including fault finding both in electrical and hydraulic systems and mentoring, Neil brings experience from many fields of hydraulic installations.

Previously Neil spent many years managing the workshop, workforce and operations including designing and creating solutions, installations, quality control and commissioning of hydraulic hardware & systems for one of UK’s leading marine hydraulic manufacturing companies, who supply many of the worlds premiere sailing and motor superyachts new build & refit yards with their custom hydraulic solutions.

Having Neil heading the team at MHS only goes to reinforce our commitment to providing the best & most professional service to our existing and new clients, taking MHS’s already superior standards to an even greater level. Solidifying MHS position as Palma’s # 1 choice of chief engineers, captains and yacht managers for their superyacht hydraulic requirements.

neil duffield


CHRIS RODEN

Senior Technician

Chris brings to MHS a highly skilled and diverse experience from the offshore exploration environment. Experienced in installing, servicing and maintaining hydraulic & pneumatic systems plus specializing in hydraulic pressure systems testing, flushing & fluid analysis. Chris, being mobile in the field (offshore), has had to adapt and be a self-motivator in order to be able to operate independently worldwide.

Not only being qualified and trained in hydraulic systems but also pneumatic & electrical systems has been essential in his previous position but now brings those skills of a different level and area of expertise to MHS to support and compliment the new equipment purchases by MHS to continue to provide the superior service and quality to our clients.

 

chris roden


THOMAS HILLMAN

Senior Technician

Being selected as a Petty Officer, in the Royal Navy for 9 years has given Thomas a diverse range of experience and working in many facets of hydraulic systems. Carrying out installations, refit, planned maintenance and servicing of equipment ranging from steering, stabilizer and winch systems using variable displacement and auxiliary pumps (which see extreme high loads found on the T23 frigates), to smaller equipment such as waste compactors, pumps & accumulators.

Due to his role in the Navy, Thomas has the highest standards of security & accountability, he is often getting mocked by his colleagues for his OCD when it comes to procedures, servicing, testing & reporting of his daily works. This attention to all aspects including cleanliness makes Thomas the ideal person to carry out works on the modern day superyacht.

 

Thomas Hillman


JORGE NAVALON

Technician

Jorge has a degree in industrial engineering mechanics which has been a huge asset and fundamental in his further training and transition in hydraulic engineering which now includes pneumatic and electronic control systems. He joined MHS in 2014 and since then gained extensive experience in the service and assembly of hydraulic equipment such as cylinders, hand-pumps and valves.

JORGE NAVALON


JAVIER OLIVO

Technician

Javier received formal and practical education in mechanical engineering. He is well versed with the service and maintenace of Navtec Cylinders, Enerpac jacks and pumps and the required pressure testing processes for high pressure installations up to 700BAR.

JAVIER OLIVO


FERNANDO YASUIRE

Trainee

Fernando joined MHS in 2016 as trainee. His previous experience involved motocycle mechanics, assembling and disassembling cylinders and hydraulic equipment. He is now learning the MHS company practices and procedures from the ground and up providing excellent service to our clients.

fernando-yasuire


ANIBAL FARAUT

Trainee

Since Anibal joined MHS he has been involved in many of the MHS hydraulic projects with our repeat clients. Being proactive has allowed Anibal to develop into the MHS work ethos and ethic making him a valuable member of the team.

ANIBAL FAUT


MAGDALENA FALENTA

Office Manager

Magdalena can be found in MHS onsite workshop in STP (near fuel dock) where she heads the administration team. Her skills gained from the corporate world as Executive Assistant and support to leading company executives include CRM management, international business planning, office and facilities management, among others. Fluent in 4 languages, Magdalena is able to manage day-to-day administration and requests easily but can also adapt and react to any unexpected challenge quickly, efficiently and confidently.

Trained in business, marketing and logistics, Magdalena brings a new level of accountability to MHS administration and operations. Perfectly positioned, she has implemented new procedures and systems which will streamline our operations and service to our clients in future and allow us to manage our customers requests more proficiently.

Magdalena Falenta


LAURA DURÁN

Administration

Laura manages MHS's invoices to clients. As her background is directly related to customer services and accoutning, she is highly organized and accurate. Laura is based in the Molinar workshop, where she keeps everything in order and financially on track.

LAURA DURÁN


HELEN GOMEZ

Accountancy

Graduate and experience in administration and Finance. Previously worked for a known Sail yacht service company and fiscal agency. MHS´s accountant. Keeps all accounts and invoices for clients and suppliers updated and processes quarterly taxes.

HELEN GOMEZ