Normally we should consider about three factors before hiring a suitable floating crane for a construction project. And if we talk briefly, these three things or factors are the height to reach, the weight to carry and the condition of the project site. Advancement of technologies has impacted the designs and performance of the cranes.…

A Tug, as the name suggests, is designed to pull or tow something. Tugboats are used to pull ships or any sea-going vessels that can’t move by themselves. These boats are made powerful, and strong. A large selection of uses of tugboats include pulling or towing vessels through narrow water channels, rescuing, if there are…

Workboat Hire lists one of the largest fleets of deck barges, offered for charter services on the market today. We also offer the flexibility our clients demand for booking a suitable barge for their marine construction and transport projects. Our all-inclusive fleet listings of ocean and inland barges include spud, power spud barges, deck barges,…

Looking for RIB hire services? Rigid Inflatable Boats are popular for their seaworthiness and safety. RIBs have always outperformed the equally sized hard-framed sport boats, because of their lightweight and low-centre of gravity. It is of no surprise that militaries and coast guards around the world use this flexible craft, as they handle excellently in…

Survey vessels play a key role when it comes to carrying out a research at sea. Survey vessels help with comprehensive analysis and investigations of the oceanic area for multiple purposes. The structural and construction composition of these types of ships are greatly tailored in order to fit in the operational requirements. Survey vessels are…

The terminology ‘Tug Boat’ gives quite a fair idea about what it’s meant for. Tug boats are kinds of ships, used for towing and tugging large ships that are disabled and that usually carry tons and tons weight of petroleum or any other heavy industry machines, gas or oil. Tug boats although look smaller in…

Mariners, just like the rest of the world must look for jobs and keep them in order to pay their bills, take care of their families, and advance their careers. In the current OSV market, the amount of working vessels has been greatly reduced over the past few years. Although talk of an impending recovery…

History The UK Codes of Practice for commercial sailing & motor vessels (Blue & Yellow Codes & the later  Red Code) were born out of the Code of Practice for Sail Training Vessels published in 1990 following the tragic loss of the Marques in 1984. The UK Workboat & Pilot Boat Code (Brown Code) originated…