Cathelco provide MGPS systems for Ocean Valiant

Cathelco have won an order to supply marine growth prevention systems (MGPS) for the Ocean Valiant, a semi-submersible drilling unit operated by Diamond Offshore. The Ocean Valiant is currently operating in the Janice Field located in the Central North Sea, approximately 175 miles east-south-east of Aberdeen. The systems provided by Cathelco will protect the pipework…

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Cathelco supply equipment for four jackups owned by Marine Gulf Services

Cathelco are supplying marine growth prevention systems (MGPS) for four jackup barges owned by Gulf Marine Services, the largest operator of self-propelled, self-elevating support vessels in the world. The systems will protect the barges against blockages in pipework caused by the growth of barnacles and mussels which can impair the efficiency of engine cooling systems…

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Cathelco supply MGPS system for new fishing vessel

Cathelco marine growth prevention systems (MGPS) have been fitted on hundreds of Scottish fishing vessels due to the fact that they are easy to install and do not involve the use of chemicals which would be undesirable on fishing craft from both an environmental and food safety perspective. One of the latest projects is the…

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Russian trawler hulls protected with Cathelco ICCP systems

Cathelco are supplying hull corrosion protection systems for three trawlers which mark the first stage in modernising the Russian fishing fleet. The freezer trawlers are being built by the Vyborg Shipyard for the Arkhangelsk Trawl Fleet JSC who will operate them in the North and Far East fishing basins. Each vessel will be equipped with…

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A century of service celebrated at Cathelco

More than a century of loyalty and commitment was celebrated at Cathelco when four employees stepped forward to receive long service gifts. Justin Salisbury, managing director, presented each of them with a handsome Mont Blanc pen in recognition of 25 years plus service and their contribution to the success of the firm. Founded in Chesterfield…

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HMS Queen Elizabeth sets sail with Cathelco equipment on board

The Royal Navy’s largest ever warship put to sea this week with Cathelco equipment on board. In a delicate operation lasting nearly four hours, HMS Queen Elizabeth moved from the basin in Rosyth, where she has been under construction since 2014, and into the Forth estuary. Cathelco have supplied hull corrosion protection (ICCP) and marine…

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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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