Western Australian boatbuilder Dongara Marine has delivered a second Berkeley Class pilot boat to the port of Fremantle.
Opened by Tim Jenkins from the local Fishermen’s Mission, the ceremony included a traditional blessing ritual and champagne christening.
Goodchild Marine has constructed a 12m ORC 121 pilot cutter for Associated British Ports (ABP) Lowestoft, the first 121 to go into service and the first of its size for the UK.
Goodchild Marine Services Limited has been awarded a contract to build a fast and fuel-efficient ORC pilot boat for Associated British Ports (ABP) to be used at the Port of Lowestoft.
Leading UK boat builder Goodchild Marine Services Limited has secured a contract with Dublin Port Company to construct a new 17m pilot boat.
A Goodchild Marine crew transfer vessel was handed over to Commercial RIB Charter (CRC) at Seawork following its build in record time.
The first UK-bound 13.6m ORC 136 built by Goodchild Marine Limited and featuring a wave piercing design for fuel efficiency was handed over to Estuary Services Limited at Seawork.
The first 13m ORC pilot boat to enter service in the UK is being exhibited by Goodchild Marine Services Limited on the pontoon at Seawork.
The Port of London Authority (PLA) has ordered the UK’s first hybrid pilot boat from Goodchild Marine in bold move to help meet climate targets.
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.
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.
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