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10 June 2019 Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Cowes-based offshore energy support vessel operator Seacat Services has secured long-term extensions to its vessel support contracts with Siemens Gamesa at the Galloper wind farm off the coast of Suffolk. Building on a pair of two-year operations and maintenance (O&M) charter agreements signed in 2017 for vessels Seacat Vigilant and Seacat Liberty, Siemens Gamesa has now […]

9 April 2019 Vessels

Offshore energy support vessel operator, Seacat Services, has signed a multi-million-pound contract to build a catamaran for deployment in the offshore wind sector. Seacat Weatherly, designed by Southampton-based naval architect Chartwell Marine, will be constructed by Isle of Wight firms Diverse Marine and Aluminium Marine Consultants (AMC) in Cowes. Scheduled for completion in March 2020, […]

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 […]

14 November 2016 Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Vessels

Cowes-headquartered offshore energy support vessel operator, Seacat Services, is preparing to launch its first High Speed Utility Vessel (HSUV), Seacat Enterprise. The 27m South Boats IoW catamaran is a new category of vessel for the offshore wind market, designed to provide both crew transfer and logistical support for extended periods at sea, according to Seacat. […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

2 February 2015

Seacat Services, an offshore energy crew transfer vessel operator, has placed an order worth £6 million with local boat builder South Boats IOW for two DNV-GL class-certified next generation 24m catamarans as it looks to bolster its fleet ahead of the next phase of European offshore wind construction. While new construction is set to slow […]

28 October 2014 Vessels

Class-leading offshore energy support vessel operator Seacat Services today unveils Seacat Intrepid, the first DNV GL certified 26m-crew transfer vessel to profit from a unique workboat tank-testing programme. With preliminary sea trials now complete, the official unveiling of Seacat Intrepid marks a turning point in the evolution of workboat craftsmanship and design. Seacat Intrepid is […]

26 August 2014 Training & Education

Offshore wind crew transfer vessel operator Seacat Services has concluded the first of many apprentice recruitment drives with the award of a dozen opportunities to the next generation of offshore renewable energy seafarers. The firm is now set to deliver maritime training for 12 Apprentice Deckhands from the local area as it seeks to expand […]

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 […]

10 March 2014 Business & Finance, Technology

Rolls-Royce has secured a contract to supply water jets for three wind farm support vessels (WFSVs) to be built by South Boats IOW for the offshore wind transfer vessel operator Seacat Services. In one of the biggest orders made for wind farm workboats, one 24-metre and two 26-metre aluminium catamarans, each featuring two Rolls-Royce 56A3 […]

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 […]

17 September 2013

Seacat Services, the class leading offshore wind transfer vessel operator, and South Boats IoW, the UK’s foremost manufacturer of wind farm crew transfer vessels, have signed a £10m, three workboat deal. The agreement represents one of the largest single wind farm workboat orders ever placed by a charter service firm and enables the specialist UK […]

5 August 2013

Seacat Services, the class leading offshore wind transfer vessel operator, has successfully completed workboat charters and crew transfer contracts while operating in three European flag states. The milestone marks the first time that a UK charter firm that solely operates DNV-class certified vessels, has under taken work in three different European nations. A feat that […]

30 April 2013 Wind Farm Update

Seacat Services, a leading offshore wind farm vessel transfer operator, has won several significant charter contracts for work taking place off the UK and German coasts. The contracts incorporate five separate offshore wind farm projects. During 2013 this will include; the 288MW Meerwind project, located 50 kilometres off the German coast, the 389MW West of […]

2 April 2013

South Boats IOW Ltd. and Seacat Services Ltd., both of the Isle of Wight, UK announced a two boat order for the construction of a further pair of South Catamaran 24m offshore wind farm crew transfer vessels. These new vessels will be built by South Boats IOW at their Cowes facility and will be delivered […]

13 March 2013 Business & Finance

Seacat Services, a leading offshore wind farm vessel transfer operator, will, by the end of 2013, have invested over £15 million in manufacturing and jobs on the Isle of Wight.  This entire investment has been achieved in less than two years and represents a significant cash injection into the local economy. The investment includes the […]

15 August 2012

Seacat Services Ltd. is a new company founded by Ian and Nia Baylis who have extensive offshore and class experience.The company has significant investment and support from a Dutch private investor with extensive offshore experience and are now building a fleet of vessels to meet the requirements and demands of the rapidly growing offshore wind […]

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 […]

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 […]

28 November 2011

Seacat Services and Offshore Wind Services announce the forming of a strategic alliance between the two companies. Seacat Services Ltd, an Isle of Wight based operator, currently has two x 19m and two x 24m DNV Classed multi-purpose windfarm support vessels under construction with South Boats Special Projects. These are all scheduled for launching within […]

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 […]