A specialist man overboard recovery system has been developed by UK boat builder Goodchild Marine Services.
UK vessel builder Goodchild Marine has reported considerable interest at Seawork International in its fresh-out-of-build Liverpool pilot boat.
Estuary Services Limited (ESL), a joint venture between the UK’s Port of London Authority (PLA) and Peel Ports London Medway, is continuing its fleet replacement plan and buying another new Goodchild Marine constructed ‘beak bow’ pilot boat for its pilot transfer operations serving the ports of London and Medway.
Yacht Havens Group, owner of nine yachting facilities in the U.K and the Netherlands, has taken delivery of a new Italdraghe MK III Marina Master 8000 Dredger at its Fambridge Yacht Haven location in Essex, UK.
Goodchild Marine of Burgh Castle, UK has signed contracts to build a number of pilot vessels and a passenger catamaran. This will secure the jobs of the current workforce and provide jobs for more local boat builders and technicians yet to be recruited.
One of the vessels on the pontoon at Seawork which was kitted out by UK based stern gear expert, Clements Engineering, was the Goodchild Marine vessel the SB Lynx 1600 ‘St Aidan’.
Seawork International will see the unveiling of multiple new designs for British boatbuilders, Alicat Workboats Ltd, South Boats IOW Ltd and Goodchild Marine Services Ltd.
The first MarinaMaster 8000 designed by the UK's dredger expert, Goodchild Marine, is set to be on show at Seawork this year.
A collaboration which dates to an initial meeting at Seawork has led to Italian dredger manufacturer Italdraghe and UK workboat builder Goodchild Marine commissioning the first of a new range of dredgers in Essex UK earlier this month.
The UK will soon be home to an Italian built dredger designed by a British dredger operator specialising in marina dredging.
A specialist dredger which has been designed and built by the UK’s Goodchild Marine in collaboration with Italy's Italdraghe, for Yachthavens Ltd, is nearing completion.
Seawork 2012 saw a number of major deals being done and several high specification craft being officially handed over.
Norfolk UK based Goodchild Marine Services will debut the first of two new ORC 171.P Fast Pilot Craft built for Estuary Services Ltd (ESL) at Seawork 2012.
The first of class Lochin 366 Pilot Workboat will be available for viewing and demonstration on the floating pontoon at Seawork 2011.
Dredging work has started at Wells-next-the-Sea in Norfolk UK following an agreement with Scira Offshore Energy Ltd for the port to serve as the operational base during construction and ongoing maintenance of the Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm (see MJ, September 2009).
Maritime Journal came across a rather interesting eco-friendly electric boat on the Seawork pontoon this year, one of two built by Goodchild Marine Services Ltd of Burgh Castle, UK.
The second new vessel this year for Cattewater Harbour Commissioners of Plymouth attended seawork2004 on its delivery voyage from the Great Yarmouth UK based boatbuilders Goodchild Marine Services Ltd . Following on the heels of Cattewater's twin screw tug Prince Rock (see MJ January 2004), Maker is a first of type Lochin 366 pilot launch built to a double chine hull form designed by Amgram Ltd for Lochin Marine International .
Goodchild Marine Services of Great Yarmouth UK has reached an agreement with Aqua Star Limited of Guernsey to build and market the Aqua Star range of fast pilot launches. The Aqua Star Pilot Launch range includes vessels of 38, 42, 47, 50, 60 and 65ft in length as well as an Aqua Star/ Nelson 44ft boat. All Aqua Star pilot launches will be fitted out to the individual performance and operational requirements of the client.