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Marine Services

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South Boats IOW is well known for designing and building world leading offshore work boats. However, the yard also has refit, repair, maintenance and servicing capability, including a framework with the Royal National Lifeboat Institution, and has the skill and capability to carry our any scope of work for a simple lift out through repairs, full re-paint in our spray booth, servicing, refit to offsite maintenance, laser alignment, certified lifting etc. Review the marine services brochure for more information.

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First contact & pre-build

From the start, South Boats IOW works with each and every client to define the requirements and expectations from each proposed vessel. A package of information is produced including bespoke general arrangement drawings and specification accompanied by any relevant technical documentation. South Boats IOW prides itself on its technical resource and capability to turn each client's aspirations into reality.

Through build

Through build, each project is carefully managed by each trade and by production management and project teams to ensure that every vessel is delivered on time and on budget. Regular reviews between the project team and client representatives are encouraged and best efforts are made to incorporate through build variations to ensure the delivered vessel exceeds clients' expectations.

Commisioning & trials

All vessels undergo an intensive period of dockside commissioning and sea trials prior to delivery to ensure a smooth a handover to each client and their crews. All equipment is carefully commissioned and recorded by South Boats IOW personnel in conjunction with equipment suppliers prior to delivery to ensure conformity with suppliers warranty terms. Once the vessel has successfully completed commissioning and trials it will be certified and accepted by the classification authority (if applicable) and the client.

Vessel delivery services

South Boats IOW are happy to co-ordinate delivery of the completed vessel to any port in the world in conjunction with recognised and highly experienced shipping agents. Delivery can be carried out under the vessels own power using experienced and qualified crews or can be shipped as cargo whereby South Boats IOW will transfer the vessel and oversee the loading and lashing operation.

Training programmes

It is important to vessel owners and operators to know that their crews have been trained to operate the equipment in their new vessel. South Boats IOW have experienced engineers and technicians who will ensure that the handover crew are familiar with all systems with respect to operation and maintenance. In addition South Boats IOW can arrange for representatives from relevant equipment suppliers to attend the vessel and train personnel on use and maintenance of their particular equipment.

Technical Assistance

South Boats IOW have a wealth of technical expertise in various markets and trades to assist owners, operators and crews diagnosing problems, technical surveying, problem diagnosis and problem solving, docking assistance for slipways, docks and hoists and assistance with class inspections.

Warranty Support

South Boats IOW has a solid reputation for supporting its products through each vessels warranty period and further through life. A central contact is assigned within our organisation for initial reporting of defects and for customer feedback. Through our database of each vessel we can quickly track components through the supply chain and ensure a timely response to ensure all vessels keep working.

Spare Parts

Where possible South Boats IOW standardise as many components as possible across the portfolio of designs. This enables a stock of parts to be held that can be utilised for spares and for emergency repairs. All parts can be shipped worldwide quickly and efficiently.

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