UK: ABC Marine Wins Contract for Two New Boats

ABC Marine Ltd, the UK’s premier supplier of wind farm support vessels, has started construction works for a new 19m Cat. This is the largest boat to date and will add to ABC’s already extensive range of craft. This boat will once again go into service in the busy offshore windfarm industry. This boat has been commissioned by Carling Charters to enhance their substantial fleet.

Delivery will be early summer 2012, Doosan engines has been chosen to power this vessel coupled to Twin Disc “Quickshift” gearboxes and Clements Marine shafts ans Stern Gear.

ABC Marine Wins Contract for Two New Boats

ABC Marine also won the project to produce the ferry to transport VIP’s to the latest in luxury venues owned and operated by Amazing Retreats. Following the development and refurbishment this unusual venue Spitbank Fort located in the Solent will become one of the areas most prestigious and opulent retreats.

With its owners spending millions on the refurbishment a suitable craft is needed to transport the honoured guest to and from the Fort. The boat will be powered by twin outboard motors and be coded to carry 12 passengers plus 2 crew.

Shipbuilding Tribune Staff, January 12, 2012; Image: alloyboats

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