Meet the Team – Don Fenwick

Don is our Managing Director and has been with the company for an amazing 28 years.  Born and bred in the North East he has worked in various roles within the hydraulic industry.


Whilst developing and executing our business strategy, planning cost-effective operations and marketing activities he also ensures the smooth day to day running of the business and keeps all of our staff motivated and happy too!


Don has many years of training under his belt with qualifications in Industrial Hydraulics, Accumulator Competence, Mobile Hydraulics and Pressure Equipment Directive’s to name just a selection.


He has a passion for sport and as a qualified football coach, spent many years with the Newcastle United Womens Football Club managing the women’s youth teams.  He can often be found holidaying in his favourite destination of Greece enjoying the weather, good food and as an outgoing, people person, loves nothing more than chatting to the friendly locals!

What Our Clients Say

We have worked with HOS for many years from small subsea cable ploughs to large J lay pipe installation towers, they are always willing to go above and beyond to meet our requirements & are experienced, friendly and willing to do what they can to help.

Lead Engineer – Multi National Maritime Solutions Provider

HOS offer a prompt supply service, along with technical assistance, quality is always at a high standard, we have developed an extremely good working relationship which we hope to continue to build on for future requirements.

Production Manager – National Engineering Company

We would highly recommend HOS, we receive excellent customer service, quick delivery and great product quality.

Administration & Marketing Manager – Engineering Solutions Provider

96 x 4SH hose assemblies – measured, tagged, pressure tested, flushed, installed and certified within 7-day window, Wow!

Ship Superintendent – Oil Rig Support Vessel

Thanks again for all your work on the recent project, great turn-a-round in less than a week for two complete marine hydraulic hose kits which were manufactured, pressure tested and flushed, complete with full documentation pack.

Head of Construction - International Subsea Engineering Company