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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 […]

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 […]

7 October 2014 Operations & Maintenance

South Boats IOW, the UK’s foremost manufacturer of state of the art Wind Farm Service Vessels (WFSV), has launched its first of class South Cat 26m named ‘Seacat Intrepid’ for Seacat Services Ltd. The all new South Cat 26m is the first new design to benefit from the extensive testing programme carried out to understand […]

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 […]

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 […]

5 February 2014 Business & Finance, Technology

Alicat & South Boats IOW, the UK’s manufacturer of state of the art Wind Farm Service Vessels (WFSVs), has received a £5.5 million, two-workboat order from Lowestoft-based operator Iceni Marine Services. With Lowestoft having just been selected as the base for operations and maintenance for the planned 340MW Galloper wind farm off the East Coast, […]

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 […]

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 […]

30 January 2013

South Boats IOW Ltd. announced the launch and commissioning of the offshore wind farm crew transfer vessel, ‘Freddie S’. The vessel is a first of class South Catamaran 17.5m Vigilante design and has been delivered to Windwave Workboats Ltd. Windwave Workboats has been delivering offshore wind farm support services since 2008 and its vessels have […]

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 […]

4 March 2016 Vessels

Iceni Marine Services has ordered the fourth South Boats IOW 23m offshore wind crew transfer vessel (CTV) from South Boats IOW and Alicat Workboats. Along with an extended superstructure, the vessel will feature twin MAN V12-1400 main engines coupled Servogear HD295 reduction ‘V’ drive gearboxes driving a Servogear Ecoflow Propulsor system with 1225mm CPP propellers for speeds in […]

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 […]

19 May 2015

South Boats IOW Ltd., the UK’s manufacturer of Wind Farm Crew Transfer Vessels (CTV’s), has welcomed Rhode Island Fast Ferry's order for a South Boats 21m with US licensee from Blount Boats Inc. Ben Colman of South Boats IOW Ltd said: “We have been working with Blount Boats for over 3yrs and it is fantastic that […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

28 March 2015 Vessels

South Boats IOW has launched its second wind farm support vessel named ‘Iceni Vengence’ for Iceni Marine Services Ltd. The all new 23m South Catamaran design is a sister vessel to recently launched Iceni Venture. The two vessels, which will each carry 12 technicians alongside three crew members to and from wind farm developments in […]

23 January 2015 Vessels

South Boats IOW, UK's manufacturer of wind farm service vessels (WFSV), has launched its first of class South Cat 22m named ‘Iceni Venture’ for Iceni Marine Services Ltd. The all new South Cat 22m has benefited from the extensive testing programme carried out to understand the benefits and limitations to various hull forms and how […]

8 October 2013

It was 12 months ago that the company responsible for building more wind farm support vessels than any other single boat yard was, following a period of financial uncertainty, acquired by Alicat workboats. Offshore WIND recently spoke to Ben Colman, the Sales and Marketing Manager for both South Boats IOW Ltd. and Alicat Workboats Ltd., […]

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 […]

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 […]

22 July 2013

South Boats Isle Of Wight, the UK’s class-leading manufacturer of offshore wind farm crew transfer vessels, has launched its latest 24-metre DNV-class certified workboat. The vessel, that was officially named Iceni Victory earlier this morning, will now begin extensive sea trials before being formally handed over to its owners, Iceni Marine Services, later in July. […]

4 July 2013

This years Seawork International Exhibition in Southampton proved once again to be a huge success. With a great turnout, great weather and several company firsts this year, only time will tell exactly how successful the event was. Teaming up for the first time with Alicat owned South Boats IOW, the show started with the early […]

30 May 2013

On Wednesday 29th May 2013, Alicat Workboats Ltd & South Boats IOW Ltd celebrated a double milestone in production with the launch of two new WFSV’s on the same day. On the Isle of Wight, the latest vessel built at the yard for Seacat Services took to the water to begin extensive sea trials, before […]