First workboat arrives at Ports of Jersey

'Viking Energy' is Ports of Jersey's latest addition, a Neptune Workboats EuroCarrier 2611 workboat (Peter Barker)

Ports of Jersey’s ever-expanding service vessel fleet has welcomed its latest addition, and its first workboat, the Eurocarrier 2611 Viking Energy.

Maintaining the port and outlying harbours requires multi-purpose tug/workboat type vessels and its fleet has grown to satisfy these demands, now numbering four also put to profitable use in markets beyond the confines of the Channel Islands.

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