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4 September 2017 Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

Great Yarmouth-based aluminium workboat builder Alicat Workboats Ltd has signed contracts with Renewable Energy Support Ltd. (RES) for the construction of MCS SWATH 2, a 26-metre Typhoon SWATH crew transfer vessel (CTV).

17 November 2016 Vessels

South Boats IOW and Alicat Workboats launched the Iceni Defender yesterday.  Iceni Marine Services ordered the 23-metre crew transfer vessel (CTV) from South Boats IOW and Alicat Workboats in February 2016, with an option for further two vessels. The vessel features twin MAN V12-1400 main engines coupled to Hamilton HM651 water jet propulsion for speeds up to […]

26 April 2016 Vessels

UK-based wind farm support vessel (WFSV) owner and operator Iceni Marine Sevices has issued a visual status report on the construction of their 23-metre crew transfer vessel, Iceni Defender, being built by Alicat Workboats Ltd. in Great Yarmouth. Iceni Defender is a sister vessel of Iceni Venture and Iceni Vengeance. The CTV was ordered from South Boats IOW and […]

14 January 2016 Vessels

Great Yarmouth-based Alicat Workboats has received an order from Dalby Offshore for the purchase of a new 26-metre Wind Farm Service Vessel (WFSV). The 26m aluminium catamaran, to be named the Dalby Ouse, will be the eighth vessel Alicat Workboats will have built for Dalby Offshore, and will be Dalby's twelfth vessel in the fleet. It […]

16 April 2015 Vessels

Alicat Workboats Ltd. has delivered the third of class Alicat 21m, ‘Iceni Conquest’ to Iceni Marine Services Ltd., also of Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. The 21m Alicat design has been proven in service with two other sister craft working on UK offshore wind projects. ‘Iceni Conquest’ has secured a charter on the Greater Gabbard offshore wind […]

15 December 2014 Business & Finance, Vessels

So far, December has seen a record number of operators using Alicat's vessel lift and turnkey maintenance services. With eight wind farm support vessels (WFSVs) plus other smaller craft standing on the yard at the same time, the lift has been busy on a daily basis with some vessels being returned to water following completion […]

20 June 2013

As we reported yesterday, Alicat Workboats and South Boats IOW have teamed up for Seawork International 2013 next week  in Southampton, where the two companies will have their latest boats on display. According to the latest information that Offshore WIND has received from the companies, Alicat Workboats and South Boats IOW will be having naming […]

19 June 2013

Alicat Workboats and South Boats IOW will be joining forces for the first time at next week's Seawork International event in Southampton.  The companies will have their latest boats on display and it is the perfect opportunity to come aboard, have a good look around and maybe go out on a VIP trip to see how they […]

26 April 2013 Business & Finance

On Wednesday 24th April 2013, Alicat Workboats Ltd. formally unveiled and christened the yard's new boat hoist during an open day attended by over 250 guests. The open day showcased the many new developments and divisions created by Alicat Workboats over the last few months. The new boat hoist is a WISE 200TN and is […]

29 October 2012 Business & Finance

The business of major British work boat company South Boats Special Projects Limited has been sold out of administration – saving a significant number of jobs on the Isle of Wight. The leading manufacturer of service vessels for the offshore wind power industry, which is based out of Cowes on the Isle of Wight, has […]

31 May 2012

On Wednesday 30th May Alicat Workboats held a naming ceremony for the third London Array Crew transfer vessel. A competition was run to name the vessel and this was won by an eight-year-old Thanet schoolgirl , as part of her prize she won a VIP family break and £500 for her school. Cerys Jones, who […]

23 March 2012

Following exhaustive evaluation and various sea trials, Dalby Offshore Renewables have purchased two new crew transfer vessels from Alicat Workboats of Great Yarmouth. The 20 meter propeller driven vessels are powered by twin Caterpillar C32 1319Hp engines that deliver a top speed of over 30 knots. The well thought out interior of the vessels is […]

16 February 2012 Jobs & Recruitment

Alicat Workboats has created 30 new jobs in Great Yarmouth by signing a contract for two aluminum work boats, reports EDP 24. These boats are used to transfer workers to offshore wind turbines. Demand for the crew transfer vessels is rising with the expansion of the renewable energy sector and is higher than Alicat’s supply […]

15 December 2011

Alicat workboats exhibited for the first time at the EWEA, the world’s largest and most prestigious offshore renewables exhibition. Huge interest was shown in Alicat Workboats and new customers were very taken with the design and capabilities, whilst existing users of Alicat Workboats praised the sea keeping comfort and the overall performance of the vessels. […]

16 December 2010

Great Yarmouth based boat manufacturer Alicat Workboats has been selected to be part of a prestigious exhibition to showcase UK manufacturing expertise. The exhibition, which includes major UK based manufacturers such as Airbus, Rolls Royce, and Ford, is part of a rolling programme of events to support manufacturing in the UK. The Alicat Workboat is […]

6 September 2013

Alicat Workboats, a full service offshore wind farm workboat manufacturer and repair business, has successfully completed and launched the first of four offshore wind farm workboats for a major energy utility. The vessel has been named ‘Solway Challenger’, following a naming ceremony that took place today at the dedicated seven-acre manufacturing and full-service workboat site […]

18 June 2010 Operations & Maintenance, Technology

Raymarine’s premier navigation system, the G Series, has been chosen for installation on a 20 metre Alicat workboat, to be used as a support...   [mappress] Source: bymnews, June 18, 2010;

12 July 2018 Business & Finance

The UK-based Alicat Workboats Limited has concluded a management buyout of Richards Dry Dock and Engineering from parent company Gardline Group.

2 February 2016 Vessels

South Boats IOW Ltd. and Alicat Workboats Ltd. today received an order from Iceni Marine Services Ltd. for a new build 23m offshore wind crew transfer vessel (CTV) plus options for a further two vessels. This vessel, to be named ‘Iceni Defender’, will be built at Great Yarmouth to satisfy Iceni’s delivery requirements and is […]

13 May 2015 Vessels

South Boats IOW Ltd., the UK’s manufacturer of Wind Farm Crew Transfer Vessels (CTV’s), has delivered the second of class South Cat 23m, ‘Iceni Vengeance’ to Iceni Marine Services Ltd. The vessel marks a milestone as it is the first South Boats IOW contract to be sub-contracted to sister company, Alicat Workboats Ltd. and built […]

18 December 2014 Business & Finance, Vessels

Dalby Offshore and Alicat Workboats have signed a contract for the construction of an Alicat 23m Crew Transfer Vessel (CTV). The Dalby Don, which is set to be delivered in July 2015 is a sister vessel to the Dalby Swale delivered during 2014 that has worked on the Greater Gabbard and London Array Offshore Wind […]

7 November 2014

Alicat Workboats Ltd. and sister company South Boat IOW Ltd. will once again be co-exhibiting at next years EWEA Offshore 2015 conference and exhibition in Copenhagen, Denmark. Representatives from both companies will be present, showcasing some of the latest vessel designs and promoting the extensive portfolio of services available from both facilities. EWEA Offshore is […]

10 September 2014

Sister companies Alicat Workboats Ltd and South Boats IOW Ltd will be exhibiting at WindEnergy 2014 in Hamburg, Germany between 23rd and 26th September. They will be located in Hall B4 (Ground floor) at Stand 101. Alicat Workboats and South Boats IOW have a huge amount of experience in boat-building and design, and have invested a […]

19 June 2014 Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

Alicat Workboats Ltd. has delivered ‘Gardian 14’ to Gardline Environmental. The Alicat 20m catamaran has already sailed from Great Yarmouth to work alongside her 4 sister vessels already working on the Gwynt Y Mor offshore wind farm project. The vessel, which can carry 12 technicians alongside 3 crew members, is fitted with Caterpillar C32 main […]

27 March 2014 Business & Finance

Despite recent project development delays and regulatory uncertainty, the UK wind energy market continues to offer a significant opportunity to develop a world class manufacturing and supply chain base that can deliver competitive industry content in the future. However, with over 30,000 offshore wind energy jobs due to be created as a direct result of […]

7 March 2014 Business & Finance

Alicat Workboats Ltd has received £165,000 funding from the Coastal Communities Fund. This funding will help the constructing a new all weather facility at the company's Great Yarmouth base. The project will complement the recent £1.6 million investment by Alicat Workboats in the provision of a new 200 tonne mobile vessel lift and associated works. […]