January: Arklow Marine launches €2m boat

The year kicked off with good news for Wicklow-based boat-building firm Arklow Marine Services.

1st September, 2012
Dawn Guiney, Kernel Capital; Brian Fives, senior regional development executive, Enterprise Ireland; Fiona Lee, senior business manager, Bank of Ireland; and Paul Savage, chief executive, ZolkC.


The year kicked off with good news for Wicklow-based boat-building firm **Arklow Marine Services**, which announced that it was entering new waters with the launch of a vessel for servicing offshore wind farms in Britain. The 20-metre aluminium catamaran, Guardian 8, was built at a cost of €2 million. The company partnered with Alicat Workboats, a subsidiary of British ship-builder Gardline, to design and fit out the vessel.

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