South Boats delivers for Iceni
New South Cat design launches for offshore wind projects
South Boats IOW has delivered the first of its new offshore wind service vessels to Iceni Marine Services.
The Iceni Venture is a 22-metre South Cat class which measures 23.1 metres in length, has a beam of eight metres and an operational displacement of around 68 tonnes.
Model testing results show "improvements to ride comfort in higher sea states, better wind turbine generator access performance and lower fuel burn rates".
The vessel is currently contracted for significant O&M work and will be used to transfer crew to offshore wind projects.
“We are delighted to launch this first of class of vessel to Iceni Marine Services, who have a long standing relationship with South Boats IOW and our co-operation over eight CTV’s has assisted the development of the South Catamaran product range,’’ said South Boats IOW sales and marketing manager Ben Colman.
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