UKHMA Autumn Seminar
24th November 2019
As commercial members of the UK Harbour Masters Association, we will be attending their Autumn Seminar being held on the 27th November 2019 at the Victory Services Club, London. Please call by our stand for a chat.
UK Harbour Masters Association – Autumn Seminar
23rd November 2018
As commercial members of the UK Harbour Masters Association, we will be attending their Autumn Seminar in London on the 28th November 2018. Please come and talk to us about any Pilot Boat requirements you have, either for new build or re-fit and repair. We will be distributing our latest Pilot Boat brochure and can [...]
Video of Latest New Builds
21st August 2018
Three of our most recent new builds were out together a couple of weeks ago and we were fortunate to get some video footage of them from a drone. The largest is a 16m Pilot Boat for Forth Ports called the "Forth Puma". She is our latest 16m GRP Pilot Boat and features a resiliently [...]
Forth Puma delivered to Forth Ports
28th June 2018
Our latest 16m Pilot Boat has been delivered to Forth Ports at their facility at Granton near Edinburgh. This is the latest development of our 16m Pilot Boat design which now features a resiliently mounted superstructure which has resulted in very low noise levels in the wheelhouse which has the benefit of reducing crew and [...]
Stena Line Ports take delivery of 13m Pilot Boat
29th August 2017
News on the new 13m Pilot Boat built for Stena Line Ports at Holyhead.
A small world…….
19th December 2014
The third 16m Pilot Boat for the Port Authority of New South Wales (Sydney Ports Corporation), named Sinclair, was loaded on board MV Tysla in November. We received the photo of the Pilot Boat on board the ship from the project manager at Sydney, he had got the image from a chain of people which started [...]
Saint Cuthbert bound for Harwich
5th June 2013
The latest 16m Pilot Boat for Harwich Haven Authority left Holyhead yesterday heading for their first fuel stop in Milford Haven followed by and overnight stop in Penzance. Saint Cuthbert will have a further overnight stop in Brighton before arriving in Harwich. This is the third Pilot Boat to be built for Harwich Haven Authority [...]
28th March 2013
Channel Nine News item on TV – Sydney’s pilot vessels get $3M upgrade News item on Australian television about the naming ceremony for the first boat named Sever after First Fleet Captain William Cropton Sever, item also has some lovely footage of how they used to transfer pilots. http://ninemsn.video.msn.com/?mkt=en-au&vid=EA92AD1B-5038-47C4-8A4C-0F3E63DE485C
Pilot Vessels for Sydney Ports Corporation
27th March 2013
The second pilot Boat to be built by Holyhead Marine for Sydney Ports Corporation has been delivered to Sydney, Australia. The 16m GRP Pilot Boat is the second to be delivered of an initial contract for two boats which was awarded to Holyhead Marine back in August 2011. Since contract award the client has amended the contract [...]
Second Pilot Boat for Harwich
12th September 2011
Harwich Haven Authority took delivery of their second 16m Pilot Boat on 26th August 2011. The "Saint Christopher" had a faultless transit around from North Wales which took three days. This second boat, joins its sister vessel "Saint Brendan" which has been in service since May 2010..
Naming ceremony for Harwich Pilot Boat
17th July 2010
Representatives from Holyhead Marine had the pleasure recently of attending the official naming ceremony for the first Pilot Boat delivered to Harwich Haven Authority last month. The ceremony was attended by representatives of Harwich Haven Authority, guests were welcomed by Stephen Bracewell the Chief Executive before the craft was blessed by Rev. Peter Mann then finally named [...]