Category: Press

Meercat’s MRV15 new build is progressing well

Work is progressing well on the new 15 metre Meercat Multi Role Vessel for Guernsey Harbours. The Meercat’s hull is now watertight, and deck has been partially been welded to the hull. Work is due to start on the wheelhouse shortly. Meercat Boats also welcomed representatives from its new owners at Guernsey Harbours. Martyn Stanfield… Read more »

Guernsey Harbours’ new Meercat MRV workboat build commences

The Meercat new build team has started work on Guernsey Harbours’ new Meercat MRV15 workboat, following the confirmation of the order in February when Meercat Boats won the highly coveted tender, valued at over £1 million. Five days into the build and the steel hull is already taking shape. The new 15 metre workboat is being… Read more »

Meercat Boats further strengthens its management team

Following a particularly successful year, Meercat Boats has further strengthened its management team. John Buck has been appointed Meercat Boats’ Business Manager. Coming from a strong production engineering and manufacturing management background, John’s work over the past three years has included the build and sale of new commercial vessels. Speaking of his appointment, John comments,… Read more »

Guernsey Harbours orders new Meercat multirole workboat

Market-leading steel multirole workboat builder, Meercat Boats, has announced that it has been awarded the build contract for Guernsey Harbours’ workboat. The Meercat M15 is a 15.6m steel multirole vessel featuring a new side wheelhouse configuration, which will be built at Meercat Boats’ design and build facility in the Port of Southampton (UK). Jim Mair,… Read more »

Preview of Meercat’s New MRV22 Landing Craft

Meercat Boats’ new vessel, the Multi Role Vessel 22, aka the MRV22, has received an inspection visit by her new owner, Topbond plc. The MRV22 is Meercat Boat’s largest workboat to date. The steel vessel has been specifically designed with a drop down bow which enables ease of access for trucks/heavy plant; in addition to… Read more »

What next for Meercat Boats?

David Rutter is Meercat Boats’ Business Development Manager. His background spans autonomous vessels, design and sale, through to military operations. He has worked with the team at Meercat Boats for two years and has seen the business and sector significantly evolve over that period. Here he answers a few frequently asked questions and sheds light… Read more »

Meet the Meercat M18

The new M18 is the flagship of the Meercat Boats range. Built of rugged 8mm steel construction, the 18.75 metre mono-hull Meercat is a cost-effective solution to today’s maritime contractor who needs to provide a variety of duties for their customers, ideally fulfilled by a single workboat. The new M18 has been unveiled as a… Read more »

Meercat’s Oil Spill Response Vessel commences duties

Meercat Boats’ new Oil Spill Response Vessel (OSRV) has arrived with its new owners. The OSRV been commissioned to undertake environmental support operations in Eastern Europe and immediately commenced its essential operations. The custom-designed Meercat Boat will also be used for all the usual harbour and port operations that Meercats are renown. The versatility of… Read more »

Meercat Boats’ 15m workboat is taking shape

Meercat Boats’ new steel 15 metre workboat is starting to take shape. Designed specifically for port servicing duties, the vessel is destined for operations in UK. More information will follow shortly. Contact the Meercat sales team to discover how a Meercat can greatly enhance your business.