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  • 9 January 2017
    Vessels

    Seacat Services informed today that it had moved into its new purpose-designed headquarters in Cowes, Isle of Wight, and strengthened its operational team ahead of the major offshore wind construction phase beginning in April this year. With a number of high-profile multi-gigawatt offshore wind developments poised to enter construction from April 2017, the industry is preparing for a prolonged period […]

  • 25 February 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Seacat Services has extended the vessel inspection agreement with Specialist Marine Consultants (SMC). The agreement marks the second year that SMC has been contracted to carry out the Marine Inspection for Small Workboats (eMISW) of Seacat Services’ 14 vessels. According to the UK-based company, through the eMISW inspections, SMC ensures that each vessel continues to meet the […]

  • 26 May 2016
    Vessels

    DONG Energy has awarded Seacat Services with a contract for the supply of all crew transfer services at its 258MW Burbo Bank Extension project under development in the Irish Sea. The four-vessel charter contract, with durations of three to 11 months, is the second such agreement signed between Seacat Services and DONG Energy in 2016, following […]

  • 22 March 2012

    Seacat Services, the Isle of Wight based wind farm support vessel operator, announced the signing of operational contracts for it’s two 19m (21m LOA) DNV class multi-purpose windfarm support vessels, ‘Seacat Endeavour’ and ‘Seacat Reliance’. The vessels will commence operations as a pair on DONG Energy’s Anholt windfarm, Denmark, in July 2012 for cable manufacturer […]

  • 19 February 2015
    Vessels

    Seacat Services, an offshore energy support vessel operator, launched Seacat Courageous, the firm’s second 26-metre crew transfer vessel. Seacat Courageous, which will hit the water for the first time following an official naming ceremony this morning at the South Boats IOW yard in Cowes, is set to join sister vessel Seacat Intrepid in the nine-strong […]

  • 17 November 2015
    Vessels

    Seacat Services has placed an order for up to 4 new vessels with South Boats IoW. The DNV-GL class-certified next generation 23m and 27m catamarans have been specifically designed to cater for the changing needs of European offshore projects, Seacat said in a press release issued today. With Seacat Mischief currently on sea trials and Seacat […]

  • 12 February 2016
    Vessels

    UK-based boat builder South Boats IOW Ltd has launched the 23m catamaran Seacat Magic ordered by the compatriot offshore energy crew transfer vessel operator Seacat Services back in February 2015. Seacat Sevices placed the GBP 6 million order for the construction of two identical, DNV-GL class-certified catamarans. Seacat Magic’s sister vessel, Seacat Mischief, was delivered to Seacat Services in late […]

  • 21 February 2012

    South Boats Special Projects Ltd. and Seacat Services Ltd., both Isle of Wight, UK based companies announce the signing of a contract for the construction of two further vessels. Both are South Catamaran 24m WFSV’s, named ‘Seacat Defender’ and ‘Seacat Volunteer’, and will be the fifth and sixth vessels for Seacat Services. With four of […]

  • 3 December 2015
    Vessels

    Seacat Mischief, a newly built 23m catamaran, joined Seacat Services’ fleet in late November and is currently undergoing preparations for deployment. Seacat Mischief is the first vessel to be delivered as part of an order signed with British boat-builder South Boats IoW in February 2015 for two 23m catamarans. Seacat Magic, Seacat Mischief’s sister vessel, is currently in build. […]

  • 7 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted has given Seacat Services a Safety Champion award for safety standards set by its crews and operations personnel working at the 573MW Race Bank offshore wind farm located off the North Norfolk coast, UK.

  • 31 May 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Seacat Services and Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy have signed a 2-year charter deal to support early Operations & Maintenance (O&M) activity at the 336MW Galloper wind farm off Suffolk.

  • 13 April 2015
    Vessels

    South Boats IOW has delivered its second of class South Cat 26m, ‘Seacat Courageous’ to Seacat Services Ltd., also of Cowes, Isle of Wight. With the first of class, ‘Seacat Intrepid’, currently working in the German North Sea, the qualities and capabilities of the vessel design have been very apparent. Passenger comfort levels, sea-keeping and […]

  • 6 January 2014

    Class-leading offshore wind transfer vessel operator Seacat Services and South Boats Isle of Wight, the UK’s foremost manufacturer of state of the art Wind Farm Service Vessels (WFSV) today launched the latest of a string of vessels to benefit from a long-standing development relationship. Seacat Volunteer, a 24m South Catamaran designed and built at the […]

  • 19 July 2016
    Vessels

    Seacat Services has dispatched the latest addition to its fleet – Seacat Freedom – to DONG Energy’s Race Bank offshore wind project.  The vessel has been deployed on the offshore wind project as part of a two-year, 4-workboat crew transfer deal secured by Seacat Services in April to support DONG Energy’s operation off the UK’s East coast. […]

  • 19 May 2014

    Seacat Services, offshore energy support vessel operator, launched its latest 24-metre British-built South Catamaran, named Seacat Ranger. For the launch of Seacat Ranger, the latest 24-metre DNV GL class-certified vessel to be built in the UK, incremental build improvements include a new bow and fender design that enhances stability when the vessel is pushing onto the […]

  • 2 May 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Cowes-based offshore energy support vessel (OESV) operator, Seacat Services, has launched two vessels with the capacity for 24 industrial personnel – the newly-accepted Seacat Enterprise, and the upgraded Seacat Courageous.

  • 4 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    DONG Energy and class-leading offshore wind transfer vessel operator, Seacat Services, today confirmed a twelve-month, two workboat crew transfer deal to support construction operations at the 210MW Westermost Rough Offshore Wind Farm. The Round 2 UK offshore wind project, which began offshore construction in late February, will become the first wind farm to use the […]

  • 3 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    UK vessel operator Seacat Services will see its fleet reach a maximum occupancy in 2018 with all 14 vessels under charter in certain periods of the year due to the growing demand in the offshore wind sector.

  • 20 October 2011

    South Boats Special Projects Ltd. and Seacat Services Ltd. announce that the two companies have signed a contract for the construction of four further vessels, 2 x South Catamaran 24m WFSV to be named ‘Seacat Resolute’ and ‘Seacat Vigilant’ and two further vessels, which have been allocated build slots with the sizes of these vessels […]

  • 3 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Seacat Services has been awarded a new charter agreement for the Beatrice offshore wind farm, following two previously signed contracts under which two of its vessels are already supporting the works at the project site off Scotland.

  • 30 July 2019
    Vessels

    UK-based offshore energy support vessel (OESV) operator, Seacat Services, has taken up its option to build a second Chartwell 24 catamaran for the offshore wind sector. Seacat Rainbow, designed by Chartwell Marine, will enter construction immediately at Isle of Wight shipyard Diverse Marine. Recent multi-vessel contract wins and charter extensions from long-term customers have led […]

  • 14 June 2016
    Training & Education

    Seacat Services has invested in training opportunities that will provide an entry point for young UK seafarers into the offshore wind sector. The company has announced a considerable investment in its Maritime Apprenticeship scheme, and has committed to creating further training opportunities with the launch of dedicated Traineeship and Cadetship programmes. The inaugural Seacat Services Maritime Apprenticeship scheme […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Vessels

    Seacat Services is showcasing its first vessel capable of carrying up to 24 industrial personnel at this year’s Seawork. Seacat Courageous, a 26m high speed catamaran launched in February this year, will be the first of the Seacat Services fleet to benefit from the ability to carry more than 12 persons on board who are […]

  • 10 June 2014

    Following completion of inaugural sea trials in May, Seacat Ranger will embark on a string of European offshore wind farm charter contracts that will keep her under continuous, active charter until May 2015. Seacat Ranger is the latest 24-metre catamaran to join Seacat Services, a class leading offshore energy support vessel operator that now operates […]

  • 23 September 2015
    Training & Education, Vessels

    The first group of young seafarers has graduated from Seacat Services’ Maritime Apprenticeship programme. The successful graduates have taken the first step towards long-term careers in the offshore energy sector and will now discuss future career opportunities with Seacat Services. The year-long apprenticeship programme, which was introduced last year and is set to continue with a fresh […]

  • 5 February 2020
    Environment, Vessels

    By focusing on tackling controllable factors such as trim, hull fouling and speed through established monitoring technology, OESV operators can identify inefficiencies in vessel performance and calculate the optimal operating conditions for their vessels, Seacat Services said.