Coastworks is a UK based workboat and barge supply company established in 1994. Our fleet of vessels comprises 2 workboats, 2 tugs and 5 barges of various sizes. Each are capable of a varied range of uses from simply transporting goods to heavy lift construction projects.
Coastworks are based on the Clyde estuary, near Glasgow, we have undertaken and successfully completed many projects around the UK, Europe and the Baltic. Our fleet of workboats, tugs, barges, pontoons, spudleg, flattop crane and excavator barges are available for charter to the dredging, marine construction, harbour maintenance and renewable energy industries.
Our leading market position allows us to be the supplier of choice for many of the large construction companies in our market. This has resulted in a strong and long-term relationships with these customers. Our management philosophy is to operate a simple and centralised organisational structure, coupled with programmes intended to give incentives to our employees.  Services include: anchor hire, fender hire, linesmen, crew transfers, supply of fuel & oil, safety boat supply & crew transfers.

We believe that Coastworks is characterised by the following strengths:

  • The Managers have 30+ years experience within the workboat and dredging industries.
  • Highly adaptable and well maintained plant.
  • Very experienced and motivated Captains and Crew capable of completing the job to the high standards expected from our clients.
  • Access to other marine equipment and plant through our extensive contacts with other workboat companies and marine suppliers.

All our workboats are certified by the MCA and operate under the workboat code.

 

Workboats & Tugs

  • Challenger

  • Coastworker

  • Coastrunner

  • Regis II

Challenger

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Dimensions

15m x 6.6m x 1.7m draft

Propulsion

2 x 285HP Daewoo LO86TIH thru 3:1

Bollard Pull

5t bollard pull

Crane

HS Marine AK48 lifting 1.3t @ 15m

Certification

8t North Sea with 120m 28mm wire and 5t capstan

Deck Load

37t

Video

Coastworker

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Dimensions

19m x 6m x 2.3m

Propulsion

2 x Caterpillar 3408, total 940hp

Bollard Pull

13t

Certification

15t hydraulic towing winch & 5t hydraulic capstan

Coastrunner

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Dimensions

15.25m x 4.85m x 2.5m

Propulsion

415hp 12v71 GM engine thru 5:1 twin disk and kort steering nozzle

Bollard Pull

6.25t bollard pull

Certification

MCA Workboat Code Category 2 (60nm from a safe haven)

Features

  • Towing hook with quick release and pushbow
  • Fire fighting pump
  • 50hp bow thruster

Regis II

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Dimensions

10.6m x 3.6m x 1.1m draft

Propulsion

160BHP Daewoo MD136 Engine thru 3:1 reduction gearbox

Bollard Pull

1.6t bollard pull

Certification

MCA Workboat Code of Practice RYA CAT 3

Features

  • Towing hook and post
  • Transducer bracket and desk for survey work
  • Twin pushbows

 

Barges & Pontoons

  • CW-1

  • CW-2

  • CW-3

  • CW-4

  • CW-5

  • CW-6

  • CW-7

  • Splithopper 335m3

  • Splithopper 450m3

  • Magic Float

CW-1

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Dimensions

Length 15m, Breadth 9m; Moulded Depth 1.73m

Certification

MCA workboat cat 2, 60 miles from a safe haven

Deck Load

78t

Features

  • Subdivision = 3 watertight compartments
  • Double scow ends
  • 2 x 14m spudlegs

CW-2

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Dimensions

18m x 8.5m x 0.73m (all 16 sections)

Deck Load

40t

Features

  • Subdivision = 16 sections
  • 4 x 2t hand operated winches
  • 4 x 6m long spudlegs
  • Moonpool

CW-3

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Dimensions

Length: 34.3m; Breadth: 18.9m; Moulded Depth: 2.74m

Certification

Full UK loadline issued by MCA

Deck Load

943t @ 7tm2

Features

  • Max Crane Size: 200t crawler Crane
  • Subdivision: 18 watertight compartments with flush hatches
  • 2 x 18m long x 610mm diameter spudlegs

CW-4

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Dimensions

30m x 11.2m x 2.5m

Certification

Bureau Veritas

Crane

Max 80t crawler crane

Deck Load

400t @ 6tm2

Features

  • Max Crane Size: 80t
  • Subdivisions: 8 watertight compartments with flush hatches
  • 2 x 18m long spudlegs, 6 bollards, timber deck protection

Video

CW-5

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Dimensions

Length: 6.1m; Breadth: 2.5m; Moulded Depth: 1.5m

Deck Load

Each unit can take up to 10t

Features

  • 4 sections fit on a regular 45ft flatbed truck for easy transport
  • Can be constructed to form a 26m x 10m x 1.5m flattop barge
  • 4 x scow ends, 8 x centre sections, 4 x bow ramps

CW-6

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Dimensions

50m x 18m x 3.5m

Certification

BV

Crane

300t

Deck Load

10t/m2

CW-7

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Dimensions

Length: 25m; Breadth: 12m; Moulded Depth 2.8m

Certification

MCA Workboat Code

Crane

70t crane or 80t excavator

Deck Load

425t

Features

  •  Max Crane Size: 70t
  • Max Excavator Size: 60t
  • 2 x 18m spudlegs; crane or hydraulically operated

Splithopper 335m3

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Dimensions

Length: 44m; Breadth: 8m; Moulded Depth: 2.8m

Deck Load

637t

Features

Remote controlled hydraulic open/close system
335m3 or 637t capacity
GL
4 available. 2 on the West Coast & 2 on the East Coast

Splithopper 450m3

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Dimensions

49m x 9m x 3.4m

Certification

GL

Deck Load

970t

Features

Remote controlled open/close system

450m3 or 970t capacity

GL

2 available

Magic Float

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Dimensions

various

 
 

Fender Works Troon Harbour

CW-3 barge & Challenger working in Troon Harbour


Thu May 25, 10:45 am

CW-5 modular pontoon barge

A couple of photos of our CW-5 modular pontoon barge working in Leeds. Thanks to WM Plant Hire for the photos, good to be working together again.


Fri May 12, 12:08 pm

Coastworker & CW-4 barge

Coastworker demobilising the CW-4 barge after piling works in Faslane Naval Base.


Fri May 12, 10:34 am

Brodick Ferry Terminal construction works

Our multicat workboat Challenger working with the CW-3 & CW-4 barges at the new Brodick Ferry Terminal


Fri May 12, 9:41 am

Photos from Coastworks's post

Challenger & the CW-1 barge working at Greenock Ocean Terminal taking borehole samples


Fri May 12, 9:29 am

Picture of CHALLENGER OF LEITH | AIS Marine Traffic

A nice photo of Challenger working with the CW-1 barge off Greenock Ocean Terminal.


Fri May 12, 9:07 am

Roo

Plough Dredging works in the Clyde and Forth Canal.


Fri April 7, 9:09 am

REGIS 2 spotted at THE KELPIES on sunday 2nd April ;-)


Tue April 4, 2:11 pm

Photos from Coastworks's post

Building the CW-2 sectional barge at Strathclyde Park.


Mon February 27, 5:17 pm