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Northern Rib Hire

Northern Rib Hire has been formed to run in partnership with Hovercraft Services Ltd, we are a small professional company based in Lancashire. Since its initiation in 2006, it has grown from one man's dream to a highly professional, forward thinking company with a large and diverse client base.We specialise in Rib Hire or Rib Charter services, Safety Boat Services, Crew Transfers, Marine Security patrols, Water-borne Advertising / Publicity, Ecology Services. Our safety boat cover can be combined with Hovercraft's to give 24hr cover in intertidal areas. Our Ribs vary in size from 6m to 11m and service both recreational and commercial clients nationally.

Rib Charter Survey and Environmental

Environmental Surveys are part and parcel of our everyday work, we work with various organisations collecting samples and data.

Rib Charter Civil Engineering

Rib Charter Civil Engineering services with Northern RIB hire working with its sister company Hovercraft Services, first major contract was working with Carillion Transport, providing the safety cover and standby while Carillion Rail worked on the 14 million project to repair pier heads around the Levens Viaduct, Ulverston.

RIB Equipment Hire

Northern RIB Hire operate RIB.s from 6m to 11m. Each RIB is coded and fully insured with its own 4 wheel drive support vehicle. Rib Hire Equipment carried depends on each assignment, but as a minimum, they have on board Life jackets, Life-raft, Flares, Lifebuoys,VHF radio and back up hand held, GPS Plotter, Comprehensive first aid kit.

We have worked with Hovercraft Services for four years and have been extremely pleased with the service provided. The staff are incredibly helpful and they have gone above and beyond the required scope of work. They are reliable and trustworthy, and we would highly recommend them.

Northern Rib Hire

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Members Information
Name of vesselMistral
Type of vesselHumber
Home portLancaster
OperatingNorthern UK
Licence typeCat3(R)
No of crew2
ServicesRib and Hovercraft charter, mainly commercial, open and cabin ribs from 5m to 11m inboard/outboard .
Contact nameMR Mark Bellis
AddressNorthft Services Ltdern Rib Hire T/A Hovercra
Office phone 01524 823073
Mobile no07771903121