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Vectis wins 3 years contract to support ferries in Northern Ireland

In June 2019, Vectis was awarded a 3 year contract by the Department for Infrastructure, Northern Ireland to provide technical support to government-owned ferries in the province. The ferries include vehicle and passenger ferries and the award follows support provided to the DfI by Vectis over several years via the previous contract holder.


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Vectis delivers Arctic 28 Wheelhouse RIB project

The Arctic 28 was built by VT Halmatic in 2006 for a  Middle East oil company and had been little used when she was bought and returned to the UK by her new owner.  Vectis was commissioned to design and supply the finished wheelhouse as a turn-key project.  The wheelhouse structure was designed and the stability assessed to ISO standards in accordance with the RCD requirements.  The fabrication, painting installation and fit out of the wheelhouse was sub-contracted to three specialist companies with project management by Vectis.  The modified craft has now been successfully trialled and delivered back to her owner who is enjoyed the comforts of the new enclosed wheelhouse on the well-proven and extremely capable Arctic 28 platform.

This project provides a good example of Vectis Marine Design's capability to provide turn-key solutions whether it is for a complete boat, a new wheelhouse or a new system or modification.

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