Iceni Courage vessel in refit shop

Iceni Courage to Be Revamped

Diverse Marine has signed a contract with Turner Iceni for the modification and upcycling of the Iceni Courage crew transfer vessel.

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The UK-based refit and repair provider has won the contract following a competitive tender procedure.

The 2009-built 15m Iceni Courage will embark on an life extension project to catch up with the fast-progressing offshore wind sector and to avoid sale or repurposing.

The vessel will go through stretching of the hull, deck and superstructure by 3.6m. It will also be repowered to Volvo Penta IPS900.

Furthermore, Diverse Marine will relocate and replace Iceni Courage’s generator, relocate the fresh water and grey water tanks with all new plumbing, cut in a forward side door to the saloon, cut in an additional third crew position on the bridge and fully refit the interior.

The refit will include the ‘Iceni Gen 3’ upgrades with new, lighter and more accommodating linings, all new heads compartment, all new galley with modern appliances and all new windows and doors. In addition, the vessel is to be repainted from top to bottom, according to Diverse Marine.

In 2019, upcycling and life extension refits were carried out on the Iceni Warrior (former MCS Maestro ) and on Iceni Revenge (former MPI Don Quixote).

“Following the success of the two Iceni life extension projects last year we are very pleased to have won this competitive tender and to further our experience in this important sector,” said Ben Colman, Director of Diverse Marine.