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…

Vessel Specification Design: TEST Height: 1.20 m Width: 1.20 m Length: 2.50 m Weight: 2450 kg Max. Depth: 2000 m Max. Speed: 3.0 knots Max. Lat. Speed: 2.0 knots     Up to 24 additional tooling hydraulic functions, of which 4 are high flow (75 l/min), and up to 20 additional survey sensors and 8…

Don’t Hire a Lemon: 5 Key Tips For Hiring a Workboat   Workboathire.com Is the worlds largest publicly available database of workboats available for hire. During the course of their operations, they have seen some complications arise between vessel suppliers and their customers. Below is a list of 5 things that organisations unfamiliar with workboat…

Description DIMENSIONS Length o.a.: 49.00 m Length hull: 39.50 m Width: 12.00 m Depth moulded: 2.70 m Draught: 2.10 m DREDGING DEPTH: 10.50 m POWER Inboard dredge pump: 1,670/2,280 Kw/hp Cutter: 560/750 Kw/hp Total installed: 2,610/3,500 Kw/hp Pipe Diameter Suction: 600 mm Discharge: 550 mm BOOSTER PUMP (OPTIONAL): 1,700/2,280 Kw/hp

GENERAL Year: 1976 DIMENSIONS Length Overall: 19.65 M Breadth: 5.7 M Depth: 3.7 M Draft: 1.5 M Gross Tonnage: 44.33 Ton MACHINERY Main Engines: 1x CAT D 379 Gears: Reduction ratio 4:1 Horse Power 560 HP Auxilery Engine 1 Lister @ 9 KVA Steering: Hydraulic Propellors: 1 Fixed Blades Generators: 1 Perkins @ 25 KVA…