Diverse Marine celebrates a year of success

First year celebration The Diverse Marine team has achieved a multi-million pound turnover. Image: Diverse Marine
Industry Database

Diverse Marine is marking 12 months since its directors acquired the assets and equipment of their former employers South Boats IOW, securing the employment of 20 staff on the site.

Deliveries of note for the team at Medina Yard, Cowes, Isle of Wight, include a 9m harbour patrol RIB for Cowes Harbour Commission and successful refit projects for Aspect Land & Hydrographic Surveys, Commercial RIB Charters, Faversham Ships, PAG Group/Ambrey, the RNLI, Seacat Services, Turner Iceni, UK Border Force.

Ben Colman, director, said: “We have been truly humbled by the support we have received from our staff, clients and suppliers and are proud to work with each and every one of them.”

Supporting other operators

Diverse marine has also supported many operators with maintenance and repairs including Solent & Wightline Cruises, Mareel/TurbineTransfers, Seaward, Newhaven Port Authority, Hampshire Police, NR Marine Services, Williams Shipping, Landau UK and MST.

As well as the harbour patrol RIB, newbuild contracts include a 10m Aluminium Survey Catamaran, a further 9m Aluminium RIB and a 24m Wind Farm Crew Transfer Vessel for Seacat Services on the Isle of Wight.

Diverse Marine works closely with Aluminium Marine Consultants, also now based at Medina Yard, which deliver the aluminium fabrication and hot works for most of the company’s projects.

SAFE contract

Diverse Marine is now supporting SAFE Boats International in the UK and has a SAFE 35 Multi-Mission Interceptor demonstration vessel at its yard.

It also plans to build on its existing work in producing GRP and composite vessels, as well as fishing vessels.

By Rebecca Jeffrey

Latest Press Releases

Damen hosts keel-laying celebration for Hanson’s Marine Aggregate Dredger

On 3rd October, Damen Shipyards Galati hosted a celebration marking the keel-laying of a Damen Marin... Read more

Close Collaboration Between Strathclyde University and Datum Electronics To Propel New Condition Monitoring Technology

We are pleased to announce a new Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) with Strathclyde University, a... Read more

Albwardy Damen wins Shipyard of the Year Award at the 16th Seatrade Maritime Awards Middle East

Albwardy Damen has been presented with the Shipyard of the Year Award at a glittering ceremony that ... Read more

Damen signs with Port Authority of Jamaica for Utility Vessel 3911

On 21st August, Damen Shipyards Group signed a contract with the Port Authority of Jamaica (PAJAM) f... Read more

Damen completes maintenance work on Innovation at Damen Verolme Rotterdam

Heavy-lift jack-up vessel Innovation, one of DEME’s DP2 installation vessels, left Damen Verolme Rot... Read more

SAAM Towage contracts Damen for delivery of tug vessel

In August 2019 Damen Shipyards Group signed a contract with SAAM Towage for the delivery of an ASD T... Read more

View all