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Shallow Draft Specialists

Commercial Rib Charter specialise in Shallow Draft Crew Transfer RIBs. Some of the CRC vessels are capable of transferring upto 12 PAX operating within as little as 0.6m of water. 
This ability to 'creep' in to such shallow areas make the CRC Vessels the perfect tool for near-shore operations.
With modular push-on bow sections, CRC's Crew Transfer Boats can be adapted to work with a wide range of crew landing stages, from jack-up barges, multicats and tugs to ship mounted J-tube vessel landings.

Rapid Mobilisation 

All CRC Vessels are designed and built with our unique specifications in mind. Aside from the shallow draft aspect and modular bows, Commercial Rib Charter also specify that the vessels are designed to be easily road transportable without the need for a 'Wide Load' road escort. This gives any last minute charter the ability to be operational within 24hrs anywhere in the UK.

Crew Comfort

Our shallow draft crew transfer vessels are fitted with the latest shock absorbing passenger seats. The cabins are well ventilated and fully heated and there is a full size galley with microwave, water boiler and fridge. The heads are fitted with electric flush loos and high pressure thermostatic shower. The boats also have full audio and PA systems. There is ample storage for kit bags and wet zones for hanging and drying damp clothing. The vessels can also offer WIFI if required.

Crew Safety

Our crew transfer Ribs are coded by the Maritime Coastguard Agency to Category 1 allowing them to operate up to 150nm from a safe haven. All of the safety equipment required by code is carried on board and serviced to schedule. Our fleet carries full commercial insurance. All of our cabin Ribs and catamarans have access and exit doors at both ends of the cabin. CRC provide SOLAS approved 275nm lifejackets for all passengers, all fitted with PLBs. Our CTV's also all operate CCTV.

Talk to us
Do you have a commercial or industrial Rib requirement? We operate across all major European ports. Call us now on 01590 607103 or for 24h support call 07979 533722.

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