Seawork international commercial marine exhibition Southampton 2015


Get set for the largest international commercial marine and workboat exhibition and business forum held in the bustling atmosphere of one of Europe's busiest working ports. Here are four good reasons to attend:

1. You値l walk away with a head full of new ideas and concepts that値l help you in your job.

2. You値l get to see some in-depth examples of how money can be saved in workboat operations. Our packed programme of conferences, events, demos and competitions provide the productive background buzz throughout Seawork's fully occupied exhibition and display areas.

3. You'll get to make new contacts and catch up with people you already know in the supply chain. Seawork attracts over 520 exhibitors and 7300 visitors from all over the world.

4. You'll have a great day out! There is no other event like it. It's the largest international commercial maritime exhibition and business forum held in the bustling atmosphere of one of Europe's busiest working ports.

"Be there or be Square' as they say, it was THE place to be for marine industry networking". Seawork2013 visitor feedback from Peter Miles, Pentangle Marine.



Spirit of Innovation Seawork Trophy 2013




The ever popular Seawork Network and Awards evening, which is held on the first evening of Seawork, is a fantastic opportunity for exhibitors to showcase their latest innovations, beat off the competition and network with like-minded individuals.

If you池e an exhibitor with a truly innovative NEW product, vessel or project that has been launched in the past 12 months, then the Innovation Awards are the perfect way for you to gain competitive advantage and showcase your products on the Innovations Showcase stand within Hall C. 

Taking place on Tuesday 16 June, the awards event will recognise companies who have launched innovative new products and who are familiar with the wealth of new ideas, skills and technologies within the commercial marine sector. The judges will be specifically looking for exciting and creative products that provide solutions to issues with the sector.

They値l be plenty of opportunities to network and for those lucky enough to win an award the business benefits are priceless, such as gaining competitive advantage, building brand awareness, PR coverage, social media coverage and increased sales.

The Showcase is judged by an independent panel with a Certificate of Commendation awarded to the individual winners. The overall winner from this select few will be presented with the prestigious 全pirit of Innovation award. To qualify, all entries must have come to market in the previous 12 months and provide a valuable insight into the latest in design, technology and applications. Categories include: Vessel Design & Construction, Marine Civil Engineering & Construction, Marine Equipment, Electronics & Materials, Diving & Underwater Technology, Renewable Energy, and Safety & Training.







Online registration for Seawork 2015 is now open. Register now and put the dates (16-18 June) in your diary, so you don't miss this unique opportunity to see the latest solutions for businesses in the commercial marine industry. Make money and save money - all in one place, at one time, in one easy-access location. See exhibitors list for 2014.





Aalco Metals Limited  -  Sponsoring: Site boards, Plans and Carrier bags


Aalco supply bar, sheet, plate, tube and forgings, Lloyds approved aluminium extrusion and plate and offer a complete processing service including plate and bar sawing, guillotining, waterjet, laser profiling and billet preparation.


With 18 locations around the UK including Southampton, Norwich and Plymouth all of whom currently service the marine industry, Aalco is able to utilise its extensive distribution network and over 10,000 tonnes of stock to offer a 創ext day deliver within the UK. Via our Southampton Service Centre, we also offer a complete export service.


Blackburns Metals Ltd  -  Sponsoring the restaurant in hall A


Blackburns Metals supplies a comprehensive range of Aluminium, Stainless Steel and other metal derivatives, many of which are specifically tailored to marine applications. As one of Europes leading stockholders, Blackburns pride themselves on customising stock to suit specific market sectors, or individual customer requirements.


Blackburns are arguably market leaders in the supply of Aluminium and Stainless Steel to the leisure and commercial boat builders and fabricators both in the UK and globally. Blackburns are also able to offer fabrication, processing and bespoke products to customer specifications and these range from simple cut to length extrusions to full fabrication of kits for boat manufacturers.


Centa Transmissions  -  Sponsoring: Onsite daily newsletter


Centa Transmissions is involved in drive solutions for all types of vessel, whether it is for propulsion or PTO applications.


Drawing from its extensive range of flexible couplings, shafting, thrust bearings, watertight bulkhead seals and clutches, Centa can solve any driveline problem that you may have. Survey components are also not an issue.

Of paramount importance is Centa痴 ability to solve all types of torsional difficulties in the drive train. When PTO applications are involved, Centa痴 own in house EMC (electromagnetic clutch assemblies) can meet all types of power transmission requirements and as agents for Kumera Norgear, we can drive almost anything. Specialist speed reducers/increasers can also be provided.


Close Brothers Aviation and Marine  -  Sponsoring: Pontoons


Close Brothers Aviation and Marine provide fast, flexible marine finance for a wide range of commercial and leisure vessels.


We support many marine operators in the UK renewables sector and specialise in the finance of aluminium or GRP wind farm support catamarans. Other commercial vessels we finance include tugs and powered barges. We can help raise finance using an existing vessel as security and we provide bespoke commercial vessel build finance. You can draw upon our industry expertise and our commitment to customer service. Come and meet our specialists at stand A123 or call us on +44(0)20 8390 9444 to find out how we can help with marine finance. Close Brothers Aviation and Marine is a division of Close Brothers Limited. Close Brothers makes loans, trades securities and provides advice and investment management solutions to a wide range of clients.


Damen is an international shipyard group but at its heart, there is still a family company. We operate in every niche market where we see an opportunity to improve, innovate or invest.


DNV GL is at the forefront of new technology and has been involved with High Speed and Light Craft for decades. Recently stakeholders and the wind industry have requested a set of Rules specifically tailored for transfer vessels which transport workers to and from the offshore wind turbines. The product is delivered through plan approval, site inspection and in-service survey. The aim is the provision of appropriate safety levels for high speed craft operating outside of the scope of the High Speed Craft Code.


DNV GL  -  Sponsoring: Seawork Network & Awards Evening Wine


DNV GL is an independent Foundation founded in 1864 whose objectives are safeguarding life, property and the environment. A world wide company offering its services to the Maritime and Renewable Energy Markets.

Dometic -  Sponsoring: WiFi


Dometic Group are responsible for more major advances in marine air conditioning, refrigeration and sanitation system technologies than any other company in the industry. A proud supplier of equipment to yacht builders, military and commercial shipbuilders worldwide for over 50 years under the brand names of Condaria, Cruisair, Dometic, Marine Air Systems, WAECO and SeaLand, offering unparalleled products and support all over the world.


Lloyds Register  -  Sponsoring: Visitor Badges


Lloyd痴 Register is a leading global provider of marine classification and certification services, helping ensure that internationally recognised safety and environmental standards are maintained at every stage of a ship's life.  


Small and specialised ships are a key area of our expertise. We provide flexible and practical solutions to help assure the safety, quality and performance of all small ship types and their equipment, from Rules, guidance and design software to support with new technologies and environmental performance.


With an international network of some 9,000 people across 78 countries, we have an unrivalled view of the marketplace and the developments shaping shipping today. This means that, wherever our clients are, we are nearby and able to apply a genuine understanding of the challenges they face.


Peters & May commercial global transport

Peters & May  -  Sponsoring: Sponsorship of 4 conference buggies


Peters & May the specialist in global boat transport on stand A69 . Peters & May continues to be the world痴 most diverse and esteemed leisure and commercial workboat shipping consultant and logistics provider. We specialise in project cargo ranging from commercial boats including work boats, hovercraft, turbine transfer vessels, barges, fishing vessels, catamarans, patrol boats and survey boats.

Peters & May have secured close working relationships with many of the heavy lift ship owners around the world and co-ordinates transport options using these vessels, while providing its own specialist boat loaders, surveyors, cradles and lifting equipment. And are the only global boat transport company ISO accredited. We also hold details of many of these vessels allowing us to quickly and accurately assess which ships would be suitable for the task, draft stowage plans and present well thought out yet cost effective transportation solutions for craft of all weights and dimensions.

Our dynamic and dedicated team will be delighted to discuss your requirements during the exhibition on stand A69. Contact: Robert Blades  Email:
Tel: 00 44 (0)2380 480 534  Mobile: 00 44 (0)7748 902 423  Skype: rob.blades 


Saltwater  -  Sponsoring: Press Office


Saltwater, THE maritime communications agency offers flexible media relations, content and creative services on a global scale; from a one-off product launch to a full on-going PR and marketing programme. We specialise in PR for both print and online media, and our client experience covers many of the marine industry痴 leading brands in the renewable energy, merchant, offshore, upstream and oil & gas markets.

Our studio produces high quality design for advertising, marketing collateral, product packaging and exhibition displays whilst our media buying department provides a full advertising planning and buying service. We also provide web design and development services. Our global exhibition support ensures clients get the most out of attending boat and trade shows, and we handle major client events throughout the world, efficiently and always within budget.


Scana  -  Sponsoring: Awards Cocktails

Scana Propulsion was established to coordinate and increase market interest in Scana痴 propulsion technology for propellers, gears, thrusters and remote control. Scana Propulsion is marketed as a complete equipment package in the global ship equipment market.

Scana Propulsion is structured as a separate business area within the group, comprising the companies supplying equipment and services for ship propulsion and manoeuvring. The core markets are in the shipping industry, and key customers are shipyards, shipping companies, ship designers and other suppliers of ship equipment.


Seamariner  -  Sponsoring: Seawork 2015 Winter Newsletter


Seamariner, established in 1992, is a leading marine recruitment specialist. We offer a range of services within Maritime and Shipping, Ship Management, Travel/Logistics, Onshore and Renewables.
Our team provides a high level and personal service around the clock, meeting ISO9001:2008 and MLC standards.


South Boats IOW  -  Sponsoring: Visitor Registration


South Boats IOW has a strong heritage of ship building and repair from it痴 yard on the Isle of Wight.

The team has been at the forefront of offshore wind farm crew transfer vessel design and construction for many years and has constructed over four times as many vessels for this market than its nearest competitor.


Tideland Signal  -  Sponsoring: UK Harbour Masters Lunch


Tideland Signal is a UK based OE who deliver world leading Aids to Navigation solutions, product service and customer service care, with innovation, safety and compliance at the core of our mission.


Highly effective marine lanterns and beacons, low maintenance Sentinel buoys and power systems including back-up batteries. Remote Monitoring facilities, plus AIS AtoN and radar beacons (racon) are also standard for us in Ports & Harbours and Offshore Renewable applications. Tideland Signal has developed a strong reputation for providing a cost-effective, quality product, tried and tested in the harsh marine environment around United Kingdom and Ireland. Tideland Signal: Design, Supply, assembly, FAT, Installation, SAT/Commissioning, Maintenance, decommissioning.

Volvo Penta  -  Sponsoring: Shuttle buses


Volvo Penta is a world-leading supplier of engines and complete power systems for marine and industrial applications.


All our efforts strive to give our customers the right product, with the right qualities. We work with a deep commitment to quality, safety and environmental care.


WaterMota Ltd


Established in 1911, WaterMota Ltd is one of the leading Marine and Industrial distribution companies in the UK. We are exclusive distributors for Craftsman Marine, Doosan Infracore, D-I Industries, Hyundai SeasAll, JMP and Whisper Power. And have a sales and service agreement with AZCUE.


WaterMota offers a wide range of products for Military, Commercial and Pleasure boat applications with customers including: Angling, Charter, Commercial Fishermen, Dutch Barges, Ferries, Fish Farm, Harbour Workboats, Multicats, Pilot Vessels, Pleasure, Trip Boats, Tugs, Wind Farm Support vessels and many more.




Event Manager:
Lyndsey Sherriff 
Tel: +44 1329 820 474


Exhibition Coordinator / Operations
Fay Reeve
Tel: +44 1329 820 479


Senior Sales Executive:
Lorraine Curtis
Tel: +44 1329 820 485


Sales Executive:
Kate Didymus
Tel: +44 1329 820 480


Sales Executive:
Michelle Williams
Tel: +44 1329 820 487


Seawork PR Consultant:
Hannah Colls
Tel: +44 1329 825335



Seawork is organised by:
Mercator Media Ltd
The Old Mill
Lower Quay, Fareham
Hampshire, PO16 0RA
United Kingdom

Tel:  +44 1329 825335
Fax: +44 1329 825330


Registered office address: c/o Shoosmiths, Witan Gate House
500-600 Witan Gate West, Milton Keynes, MK9 1SH, UK
Registered in England
Company Number 2427909


Seawork International Exhibition takes place in the Canary Islands Fruit Terminal
103-104 Herbert Walker Avenue
ABP Southampton
Hampshire, SO15 1HJ, United Kingdom


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