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Company: Burgess Marine
Location: Southampton, Portchester and Portsmouth in Hampshire
Sector: Marine
Website: http://www.burgessmarine.co.uk

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“Being part of a world class marine cluster means that we have access to local sub-contractors and companies that we work with. This allows us to deliver the level of professionalism our customers have come to expect."

Ashley Hurrell, Business Development Manager, Burgess Marine

The Best of British – Burgess Marine

Burgess Marine has a vision, that vision is to raise the Best of British flag within the marine engineering industry and make its country proud.

Giving its customers a transparent, professional and well communicated service at competitive prices, Burgess Marine  uses local resources and labour on its door step Delivering projects on time and on budget.

Burgess Marine doesn't just repair ships, it now works in the new build market within the Superyacht industry. It has one of the best performing Wind Farm Support Vessel’s (WFSV’s) and has recently acquired Meercat Workboats which is to retain its name and build the brilliantly designed multipurpose workboats it has been building for the last 8 years in Hampshire. Burgess Marine has 9 sites across the UK South Coast, with Dry Dock Facilities, ship lift and alongside berths with 150 fully qualified engineers on the books and 250 locally pre-qualified sub-contractors and engineers.

In Hampshire their workshops span Portmsouth, Portchester and Southampton making Burgess Marine ideally located to support the UK’s largest passenger port in Southampton, but also shipping in general throughout the busy English Channel.

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Image: Visualisation of Project Nelson 

Burgess Marine recently completed works on one of the UK’s largest superyacht refits, which lasted 4 years, to the highest standards imaginable.  At her infancy and with over 250 men on the job at its peak, this refit was a land mark project for Burgess Marine and  lead the company to seek an open minded owner wishing to build the Best of British - Project Nelson.  A classic timeless superyacht with the elegance, class and everything a Connoisseur would look for. Project Nelson alone would bring jobs to the Hampshire region whilst reliant on local suppliers and trades to assist deliver this large scale prestigious project.

It’s not all super yacht luxury, Burgess Marine is entering its busiest period of the year, taking up and dry docking the Red Funnel, Wight link and Gosport Ferries as examples this winter.

‘We could not expand nor improve our services if it wasn’t for the support and loyalty from our local customers. In addition, being part of a world class marine cluster means that we have access to local sub-contractors and companies that we work with.  This allows us to deliver the level of professionalism our customers have come to expect.  We are truly appreciative of all their continued support.” Ashley Hurrell, Business Development Manager at Burgess Marine, said.