Clements Engineering have once more supplied to Blyth Workcats, this time to a new multi-role 18m workboat. The vessel has completed its initial sea trials and they are pleased with the results. Powered by a MAN 750hp engine, the vessel can cruise smoothly at 18kts whilst only burning 72L/Hr/Engine meaning this is a really economical multi-role workboat.
The high-bridge vessel has been designed for both crew transfer complete with a wind turbine docking unit, and also hydrographic survey with an internal multi-beam deployment carriage and an A frame mounted on the transom.
Managing Director of Clements Engineering Paul Williams commented, “We have worked with Blyth on several projects over the years and are delighted to have supplied to this, their largest build to date.”
The vessel has been supplied with a full stern gear package comprising of couplings, shafts, stern tubes, shaft seals and propellers. The parts were designed and manufactured in Clements Engineering Bedfordshire factory and the design and manufacture of the propellers play a crucial role in the smooth and economical running of the vessel.