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Diverse Marine’s first month of operation has seen a steady stream of high quality refit and repair work from the RNLI, Turner Iceni, TurbineTransfers, Border Force and other work boat operators and pleasure craft owners.

Following the purchase of the assets and equipment of South Boats IOW in July, Diverse Marine has the capabilities and expertise to undertake routine maintenance, repair and refit work and new build projects all conveniently located on the Medina River in Cowes. With extensive workshops, parts warehouse and a reliable supply chain, Diverse Marine’s highly skilled and experienced teams are able to repair, maintain and refit most types of vessels.

Recent projects include the refit of RNLI E-005, a fast response lifeboat stationed at Tower Pier on the Thames and extensive works to ON1173, a Mersey Class Lifeboat stationed at Seahouses, including the installation of rebuilt CAT 3207V8 engines - all part of a framework agreement with the RNLI to provide service based works on all classes of RNLI Lifeboats.

Iceni Victory, a 24m wind farm service vessel originally built at Medina Yard, returned to Diverse Marine for a 5 year class survey and refit. This included all manner of testing and servicing for BV p26 | | September 2018 compliance as well as client specific upgrades such as new saloon flooring, re-coating the 5yr Intersleek anti-fouling system, new deck soft patches over the fuel tank spaces, relocating the Kabola water boiler from the engine space to the tank space and installation of a WASSP Multibeam Survey system and hull fairing. Launched on-time and on budget, Iceni Victory has now been re-issued with class certification.

Richard Thurlow, Turner Iceni - Operator of Iceni Victory:

"Diverse Marine’s work on Iceni Victory has been first class - the engineering solutions incorporated have already made a huge difference to everyday usability and efficiency. It was great to bring her home to the people who built her."

Alistair Knowles, TurbineTransfers – Operator of Porth Eilian adds:

“A very good and professional service, would recommend to any operator.”

Diverse Marine has also installed complete engineering and systems packages on new build leisure craft for their builders and worked for private yacht clients, including new steering systems, replacement saildrive, engine servicing and fabrication tasks.

Ben Colman, Director at Diverse Marine: “We can already count crew transfer vessel operators, port authorities, government agencies, search and rescue charities, ferry boat operators and private owners as our valued clients and are sure we can undertake any project. With highly competitive rates and quality you’ll be proud of, just call us to discuss your requirements.”

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