This new 40m vessel has been designed for flexible and reliable long term deployment in a remote tropical location providing self sufficiency for months rather than weeks. With a steel hull and aluminium superstructure the design was developed from several years experience at the same location with a Gardline owned and operated vessel the ‘Ashmore Guardian’ currently under contract to Australian Customs and Border Protection which is anticipated to be replaced on delivery of the new vessel in mid 2014.
The MMO commissioned Marine Planning Consultants (MPC) in December 2012 to undertake phase two of this work.
Alicat Workboats will construct four bespoke aluminium catamarans for the UK energy supplier in the latter part of this year – with the first serving E.ON’s Robin Rigg Wind Farm off the Solway Firth, near Cumbria.
MPC are pleased to announce the opening of a new UK office. The office, based in the centre of Newcastle,
Phil Durrant (GEL) gives evidence to the House of Commons Science & Technology Select Committee inquiry on marine science.
The long awaited consultation on new Marine Conservation Zones has been launched by Defra. Have your say and respond to the Consultation.