Posted on May 2, 2012 by bencolman in Recent Deliveries

South Boats deliver 1st of class Workboat to Turbine Transfers

South Boats Special Projects Ltd. is pleased to announce the launch and commissioning of its 57th offshore wind farm crew transfer vessel, ‘Caernarfon Bay’. The vessel is the first of the South Catamaran 19m WFSV designs to be delivered and features a host of developments. Built for Turbine Transfers Ltd. the vessel has passaged to a contract in
the German North Sea following successful trials and acceptance.

Posted on Apr 30, 2012 by bencolman in New Orders

Offshore Marine Support secures first 17m build slot with South Boats

Offshore Marine Support Ltd. is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement to secure a build slot for a South Catamaran 17m Wind Farm Support Vessel to be built by South Boats Special Projects Ltd. on the Isle of Wight.

Posted on Apr 17, 2012 by bencolman in Recent Deliveries

South Boats deliver unique workboat to Iceni Marine Services Ltd.

South Boats Special Projects Ltd. is pleased to announce the launch and commissioning of its 54th offshore wind farm crew transfer vessel, ‘Iceni Pride’. The vessel is a South Catamaran 13m Rapid Response Vessel (RRV) built to fulfil a 5 year contract Iceni Marine Services has in place with Scottish & Southern Energy on their Greater Gabbard Offshore Wind Farm project. This vessel is the fourth built for Iceni with a further three in build and on order.

Posted on Apr 17, 2012 by bencolman in Recent Deliveries

'MPI Cardenio' Latest Wind Farm Vessel from South Boats

South Boats Special Projects Ltd. is pleased to announce the launch and commissioning of its 56th offshore wind farm crew transfer vessel, ‘MPI Cardenio’. The vessel is a fourth of class South Catamaran 17m and is the first of a two boat order from MPI Workboats Ltd. to be delivered. This vessel compliments the six wind farm vessels already built for MPI Workboats Ltd. by South Boats.

Posted on Feb 28, 2012 by bencolman in Company News

Winter edition of the South Boats Journal now available

Keep up to date with all the latest news - download the Winter edition of the South Boats Journal.

Posted on Feb 20, 2012 by bencolman in New Orders

Seacat Services commit to growth & confirm further South Boats vessel orders

South Boats Special Projects Ltd. and Seacat Services Ltd., both Isle of Wight, UK based companies are proud to announce the signing of a contract for the construction of two further vessels.  Both are South Catamaran 24m WFSVs, named ‘Seacat Defender’ and ‘Seacat Volunteer’, and will be the fifth and sixth vessels for Seacat Services. With four of the new 24m class of vessels, Seacat Services are one of very few companies to have a comprehensive ‘big boat’ fleet.

Posted on Feb 20, 2012 by bencolman in Recent Deliveries

South Boats deliver 17m WFSV ‘Iceni Defiant’ to Iceni Marine Services Ltd.

South Boats Special Projects Ltd. is pleased to announce the launch and commissioning of its 53rd offshore wind farm crew transfer vessel, ‘Iceni Defiant’.  The vessel is a South Catamaran 17m designed to operate from the locks at Grimsby Fish Dock.  This vessel is the third built for Iceni Marine Services Ltd. with a further three in build and on order.

Posted on Feb 16, 2012 by bencolman in Recent Deliveries

South Boats deliver innovative 18m WFSV 'Abersoch Bay' to Turbine Transfers Ltd.

South Boats Special Projects Ltd. is pleased to announce the launch and commissioning of its 52nd offshore wind farm crew transfer vessel, ‘Abersoch Bay’ to Turbine Transfers Ltd. Designed as a technology demonstration vessel to ‘live test’ new solutions for the industry, ‘Abersoch Bay’ incorporates equipment that will be fitted as standard to the new range of South Boats vessels including the 19m, 24m and 28m.

Posted on Feb 8, 2012 by bencolman in Recent Deliveries

South Boats delivers latest 18m WFSV 'Kinmel Bay' to Turbine Transfers Ltd.

South Boats Special Projects Ltd. is pleased to announce the launch and commissioning of its 49th offshore wind farm crew transfer vessel, ‘Kinmel Bay’. The vessel is a South Catamaran 18m and is the sixth of vessel of class built for Turbine Transfers Ltd. This vessel compliments the twenty six wind farm vessels already built or in build for Turbine Transfers Ltd. by South Boats.

Posted on Feb 7, 2012 by bencolman in Recent Deliveries

‘Chinook’ – latest addition to the P&O Maritime Fleet

P&O Maritime, together with South Boats Special Projects Ltd., are proud to announce the delivery of the latest addition to the P&O Maritime crew transfer vessel fleet; ‘Chinook’  This multi-purpose crew transfer vessel was designed by Incat Crowther, Australia and built by South Boats at Cowes on the Isle of Wight.

Posted on Jan 30, 2012 by bencolman in Company Newsin Recent Deliveries

'Iceni Defiant' focus for City of London event

Monday 30th January will see the ICENI DEFIANT 17m LS Wind Farm Service Vessel, recently delivered to Iceni Marine Services Ltd, moored at St. Katherine's Dock, Tower Bridge, London for an event attended by key personnel from the Offshore Wind Power industry. Those attending will be the main energy companies, Iceni Marine Services, South Boats Special Projects Limited, key suppliers, city banks and finance houses.

Posted on Jan 17, 2012 by bencolman in Recent Deliveries

‘Porth Cadlan’ Latest Wind Farm Vessel by South Boats

South Boats Special Projects Ltd. is pleased to announce the launch and commissioning of its 48th offshore wind farm crew transfer vessel, ‘Porth Cadlan’.

Posted on Dec 5, 2011 by bencolman in Company News

New South Boats Service Centre Website launched today

We are delighted to announce the launch today of a new website for South Boats Service Centre.

Posted on Nov 17, 2011 by bencolman in Recent Deliveries

‘Porth Wen’ Latest Wind Farm Vessel by South Boats

South Boats Special Projects Ltd. is pleased to announce the launch and commissioning of its 47th offshore wind farm crew transfer vessel, ‘Porth Wen’.

Posted on Oct 27, 2011 by bencolman in New Orders

Wind Wave Workboats Ltd order 17m Vigilante wind farm support vessel

Wind Wave Workboats Ltd. order South Boats 17m Vigilante Wind Farm Support Vessel

Posted on Oct 18, 2011 by bencolman in New Orders

Offshore Wind Services BV Orders A Pair of South Catamaran 19m Wind Farm Service Vessels

South Boats Special Projects Ltd. and Offshore Wind Services BV are pleased to announce the two companies have signed a contract for the construction of a pair of South Catamaran 19m Wind Farm Support Vessels.  The two craft will be built at South Boats’ new facility in East Cowes and will be delivered in March and April 2012 respectively.


Posted on Oct 17, 2011 by bencolman in New Orders

Seacat Services & South Boats Confirm Further Vessel Orders

South Boats Special Projects Ltd. and Seacat Services Ltd. are proud to announce that the two companies have signed a contract for the construction of four further vessels, 2 x South Catamaran 24m WFSV to be named ‘Seacat Resolute’ and ‘Seacat Vigilant’ and two further vessels, which have been allocated build slots with the sizes of these vessels to be dictated by clients and industry demand.

Posted on Sep 20, 2011 by bencolman in Company News

Download the latest edition of the South Boats Journal

Keep up to date with all the latest news with the first edition of the South Boats Journal.

 


Posted on Sep 15, 2011 by bencolman in Company News

South Boats expands to Venture Quays

South Boats Special Projects Ltd. are delighted to announce their immediate expansion to Venture Quays in East Cowes. Following significant new orders from key players in the offshore wind industry, the company has leased a number of units within the former Columbine works, one of the most recognisible shipyards in Britain.

Posted on Aug 24, 2011 by bencolman in Company News

Half Ton Classics Cup welcomes new title sponsor

South Boats Special Projects Ltd. is pleased to announce that it has agreed to become the title sponsor of the 5th Half Ton Classics Cup, taking place from 22nd to 26th August.

Posted on Aug 5, 2011 by bencolman in Company Newsin New Orders

Iceni Marine order another new vessel

South Boats Special Projects Ltd. and Iceni Marine Services Ltd. are proud to announce that the two companies have signed a contract for the construction of a South Catamaran 14m RRV to be named ‘Iceni Pride’.


Posted on Aug 2, 2011 by bencolman in Company News

South Boats Special Projects Ltd. Expand Vessel Portfolio

South Boats Special Projects Ltd. are pleased to announce that they have reached agreement with the administrators of Lyme Boats Ltd. to purchase the assets of the former boat building company.

Posted on Jul 16, 2011 by bencolman in Company News

Blount Boats positioned for servicing U.S. offshore wind farm industry

Blount Boats, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has been appointed by South Boats Special Projects, Ltd., based at Cowes on the Isle of Wight, England to be the exclusive shipyard to manufacture U.S. flagged aluminum catamarans of South Boats designs for the U.S. wind farm industry. Blount Boats operates a shipyard in Warren, Rhode Island.


Posted on Jul 15, 2011 by bencolman in Company Newsin New Orders

Turbine Transfers place largest order in South Boats history

South Boats Special Projects Ltd. and Turbine Transfers Ltd. are pleased to announce the two companies have signed a contract for the construction of seven offshore wind farm support catamarans. Five of the craft will be built at South Boats' new facility in Cowes and two will be sub-contracted to Buckie Ship Yard.


Posted on Jul 1, 2011 by bencolman in Company Newsin Recent Deliveries

MCS sign for acceptance of MCS Maestro at RenewableUK Offshore Wind

At RenewableUK Offshore Wind 2011 today in Liverpool Nikki Kuyt of Maritime Craft Services (Clyde) Ltd. signed for the acceptance of their latest vessel, the MCS Maestro, with Ben Colman from South Boats SP.




Posted on Jun 28, 2011 by bencolman in Company Newsin New Orders

South Boats and P&O sign contract for two 17.5m Wind Farm Service Vessels

South Boats Special Projects Ltd. and P&O Maritime Ltd. are pleased to announce that the two companies have signed a contract for the construction of 2 x Incat Crowther designed 17.5m Wind Farm Service Vessels with options for further vessels.

Posted on Jun 13, 2011 by bencolman in Company Newsin New Orders

MPI Workboats order another pair of 17m Wind Farm Service Vessels

South Boats Special Projects Ltd. and MPI Workboats Ltd. are pleased to announce the two companies have signed a contract for the construction of a pair of South Catamaran 17m Wind Farm Support Vessels.  The two craft will be built at South Boats' new facility in Cowes and will be delivered in February and June 2012 respectively.  The second vessel will be exhibited at Seawork 2012.



Posted on Jun 13, 2011 by bencolman in Company Newsin New Orders

Seacat Services Orders A Pair of 19m Wind Farm Service Vessels

South Boats Special Projects Ltd. and Seacat Services Ltd. are pleased to announce the two companies have signed a contract for the construction of a pair of 19m Wind Farm Support Vessels. The two craft will be built at South Boats’ new facility in Cowes and will be delivered in May and June 2012 respectively. The second vessel will be exhibited at Seawork 2012.

Posted on Apr 27, 2011 by bencolman in Company Newsin Recent Deliveries

‘MCS Zephyr’ latest launch by South Boats

South Boats Special Projects Ltd. is pleased to announce the launch and commissioning of its 44th offshore wind farm crew transfer vessel, ‘MCS Zephyr’. The vessel is a South Catamaran 18m and is the first of a two boat order from Maritime Craft Services (Clyde) Ltd. to be delivered.

Posted on Apr 26, 2011 by bencolman in Recent Deliveries

‘MPI Dorothea’ latest launch by South Boats

South Boats Special Projects Ltd. is pleased to announce the launch and commissioning of its 43rd offshore wind farm crew transfer vessel, ‘MPI Dorothea’. The vessel is a first of class South Catamaran 17m and is the first of a two boat order from MPI Workboats Ltd. to be delivered. This vessel compliments the four wind farm vessels already built for MPI Workboats Ltd. by South Boats.


Posted on Apr 19, 2011 by bencolman in Company Newsin Recent Deliveries

‘Porth Dafarch’ latest launch by South Boats

South Boats Special Projects Ltd. is pleased to announce the launch and commissioning of its 42nd offshore wind farm crew transfer vessel, ‘Porth Dafarch’. The vessel is a South Catamaran 16m and is the first of a three boat order from Turbine Transfers Ltd. to be delivered. This vessel complements the fifteen wind farm vessels already built for Turbine Transfers Ltd. by South Boats.