Cathelco acquires Echo Marine to create stronger presence in Mallorca

Cathelco, the leading European provider of water treatment solutions for superyachts, has acquired Echo Marine Service, the service centre for Hydro Electrique Marine (HEM) desalinators based in Palma, Mallorca. The opportunity has arisen due to the retirement of Erik Hansen, a Danish Navy engineer, who set up the business in 1986 and later became an…

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Cathelco supply MGPS system for the RRS Sir David Attenborough

Cathelco is supplying marine growth prevention systems (MGPS) for the RRS Sir David Attenborough, a state-of-the-art polar research vessel commissioned by Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) which is being built by Cammell Laird and will be operated by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS). The 128m vessel, which comes into service in 2019, will transform how…

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Cathelco supply systems for new generation of cruise ships

Cathelco are supplying two of their systems for the latest Quantum class cruise ships to be built for Royal Caribbean Cruises by Meyerwerft in Germany. The marine growth prevention (MGPS) and impressed current cathodic protection (ICCP) systems will be installed on the fourth and fifth vessels in the series which are scheduled to go into…

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Cathelco supply BWT system for cable laying vessel

Cathelco have supplied a ballast water treatment (BWT) system for the C.C. Pacifique, a steel barge which is being converted into a cable laying vessel for Coastal Carriers BV of the Netherlands. The order for the system was placed by V.Delta, part of V.Group, the international ship management company who are managing the conversion of…

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Marc McKinlay joins Cathelco Grampian in Kintore

Marc McKinlay has been appointed business development manager for Cathelco Grampian, the Kintore based Cathelco subsidiary serving sectors including offshore oil and gas, commercial ships, ferries and fishing vessels in Scotland. With a long background in the oil industry, Mr McKinlay has worked in a sales and marketing capacity for a number of companies with…

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