Parkol Marine wins UK survey-patrol newbuild contract

New NEIFCA Patrol Vessel

Multi-million-pound investment will help safeguard Yorkshire region’s fishing industry and marine environments

UK’s North Eastern Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority (NEIFCA) has teamed up with boat builder Parkol Marine to build a new, first-of-its kind survey and patrol vessel.

Developed in partnership with UK naval architects Chartwell Marine, the newbuild will dramatically boost the organisation’s capabilities at a crucial time for the region’s fisheries. It’s hoped the vessel, which is yet to be named and is due to be commissioned in the Spring of 2025, will become a blueprint for inshore fisheries and conservation authorities around the UK.

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