Livett’s and Herbosch-Kiere introduce Scheldemond I and II to the Thames

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Livett’s Launches and Herbosch –Kiere are delighted to announce the arrival on the Thames of the highly versatile work platforms Scheldemond I & II.

Long term charter arrangements have been established to ensure both vessels are available to contractors in the South East of England for a multitude of applications.

Supporting Civil Engineering projects, crane hire, diving, survey, site investigation, filming and PR, bridge inspections and mobile workshops both vessels are superbly equipped for the needs and requirements within these sectors.

Chris Livett, Managing Director of Livett’s Launches said – “The introduction of Scheldemond I & II to the Thames brings modern, safe, versatile marine equipment to a market that has significant growth potential in the coming years. We are delighted to have the opportunity to align with Herbosch – Kiere, building on our collaborative approach to facilitate the right partners with first class personnel and equipment. This relationship harnesses international strength with local knowledge.”

Guy Brown, Managing Director of Herbosch-Kiere Marine Contractors confirmed “Recognising the need for suitable marine assets to be made available on the Thames for imminent capital works, Herbosch-Kiere are delighted to collaborate with Livett’s Launches, an important and respected provider on the Thames, and duly look forward to introducing further key marine partner and assets to significantly enhance the marine supply chain necessary for the delivery of the planned works.”



Specification of Scheldemond I

Vessel Type – Self-propelled work platform

Built in 2013

Ship number – 02333432

Length – 32.5m

Beam – 6.75m

Moulded depth – 2.3m

Draft – 1.66m

Air draft – wheelhouse up 5.8 m

Air draft – wheelhouse down 4.92m

Deck load – 110t

Main Engines – 2x Volvo Penta D9, 2x 300 PK

Spud legs – 2x 17m long, hydraulic controlled spud legs

Accommodation – complete living accommodation for 3 people

Mobile crane – Kennis R50, 51.28TM, 17m lifting capacity at 2.5t.

Winching capacity available

Crane travels complete length of deck of both vessels


Electrical Power

Aux Engines – John Deere 63 kVa, Hatz 25 kVa

Fwd – 2 x 32A three phase outlets (only one if connected to Scheldemond II)

– 4 x 13A single phase outlets

Aft    – 1 x 63A three phase outlets

– 2 x 32A three phase outlets

– 2 x 13A single phase outlets



Diesel bunkering

Air Conditioned


Specification of Scheldemond II

Built in 2013

Length 21.04m

Beam 6.8m


Electrical Power

1 x 32A three phase outlets

2 x 13A single phase outlets

Please note that Scheldemond II power only works when vessels are connected



Large storage area and potential workshop in hold

Crane is also able to track from one vessel to another, giving substantial positional flexibility

Removable bow section

Roll-on/roll-off capabilities

Thames AIS

2x VHF Radios



For further information or to request charter rates, please contact or call 0207 378 1211.