PDL Marine Limited win contract to supply a 15m Catamaran

PDL Marine limited based in Trafalgar wharf near Portsmouth received the order to build a 15m High speed Aluminium catamaran for a client in the Channel Islands.

After lengthy discussions to finalise the design to suit the client’s requirement for the vessel to be able to cover multiple roles the green light was given to go ahead. A lot of work and communication was had by the team at PDL, the client and the renown designer Roger Hill of New Zealand to ensure the vessel was perfect for the client.

The 15m Catamaran is fitted with A frame, large deck winch and capstans. Yet it can still cater for up to 17 personnel on board in one of its other roles, a remarkable feat for a vessel of this size which is clearly punching above its weight.

With a new range of vessels coming online and for more information on this vessel type, contact the office on +44(0)23 94 004832, sales@pdlmarine.com, www.pdlmarine.com

Fitted with Doosan engines the vessel can cruise at 22 knots with a maximum speed of 25 knots.

The team at PDL are excited to be chosen to build this vessel and adds to their healthy growing order books.

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The vessels are designed by Bruce Roberts Europe BV, based in the Netherlands who have been working closely with PDL Marine on a variety of projects. Edgar Van Smaalen of the design team said 'It is great news for the project to have been awarded to PDL and we look forward to continue working closely with the team and ensure another great project is deliver ed to the client'

Managing director, Phillip Lovegrove said 'It is with great pleasure that we have been awarded this significant project and a testament to the team working in the background to ensure the opportunity to bid was successful. We all look forward to getting the builds underway imminently'.

It is a busy time for all the team at PDL Marine, with a 15m high speed aluminium catamaran workboat also underway. PDL Marine are specialists in aluminium and steel workboats, pleasure boats and fabrications works. Further information about PDL Marine and projects can be contacted on 02394 004832 or contact sales@pdlmarine.com

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