18th November 2011
CHECKMATE FLEXIBLE engineering recently won a £200,000 contract to design and build the skirt for the Singapore Technologies’ 200-tonne hover-barge, which will be used in a variety of extreme environments from the Arctic to the Tropics. The leading ship builder is based in the Far East and has more than 30 years’ experience in the design and manufacture of hover-barges. The nature of its business demands superior durability and easy maintenance on all vessels. Checkmate’s innovative skirt design incorporates a novel fixing solution to allow for easy maintenance in harsh environments whilst our high-quality, hard-wearing rubber skirts will stand up to even the toughest conditions.