THAMES SAFETY BOAT HIRE

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SAFETY BOAT HIRE THROUGHOUT THE RIVER THAMES AND MEDWAY

Livett’s Group offer a fleet of five pontoons for hire that are suitable for a wide array of projects on the River Thames, River Medway and its connected waterways. Each pontoon differs in size, style and capacity, giving you a range of options to suit your project. All pontoons are equipped with essential life saving equipment.

Our extensive fleet also includes a number of tugs and specialist craft designed to complement the pontoons, while all of our highly experienced crew are appropriately trained in the latest first aid and sea survival techniques.

Our pontoons have been used on countless projects varying from marine civil engineering, logistics, River Thames filming and promotional stunts in recent years, including:

  • Thames Tideway Tunnel
  • London New Year’s Eve Fireworks
  • EE 5G Launch
  • Red Bull Music Odyssey
  • Baynard House development
  • Blackfriars Rail Bridge reconstruction
  • James Bond filming
  • National Lottery PR stunt

WHY HIRE SAFETY BOATS FROM LIVETT'S

Safety is the number one priority for all services that Livett’s Group offer. We have been providing safety boat services on the River Thames for over 35 years and as such we are appropriately placed to advise on the best practice when working on, near or over water.

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PLA licenced

REGULARLY SURVEYED

All safety boats are licenced by the Port of London Authority to carry both goods and passengers and with the most suitable lifesaving appliances.

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Appropriately trained crew

FIRST AID, SEA SURVIVAL, FIREFIGHTING

All our marine crew are trained to the latest STCW standards and attend regular first aid refresher courses, while having expert local knowledge and experience in providing safety boat work on the River Thames and Medway.

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Bridge work

ROBUST AND VERSATILE

Our safety boats are shallow drafted with low airdrafts, making them incredibly suitable to work in and around bridge abutments. Whether supervising abseilers or working around scaffolding, we have the perfect safety boat solution.

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Versatility

EXPERIENCED CREW

From shallow drafted vessels to towage capability, our safety boats are extremely versatile and can work the length of the River Thames and Medway.

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Film & TV work

DIVERS, WATER SAFETY, STUNTS

Livett’s have provided safety boats for the most complex, high-profile scenes ever filmed on the River Thames, from low-flying helicopters to high speed chases and everything in between.

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