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Supplying high standards of services and specialist skills to deliver craftsmanship and excellence in the construction and remedial works of multiple vessels.

From concept to conception: we offer design review, CAD services, project management and skilled craftsmen resulting in the successful construction of a wide variety of working and leisure vessels.

Our portfolio includes the construction of catamaran passenger ferries, pontoons, multi-purpose vessels, pollution recovery vessels, river maintenance vessels, work barges and tugs and commercial office barges.

Our aim is to always ensure projects are delivered on time, to the highest standard and to budget.

  • In-house engineering and design capabilities
  • Skilled workforce
  • Located within a secure port

Large Capacity Work Spaces

The main undercover workshop complimented with its 10t gantry cranes, welding, cutting, gouging and forming equipment is designed for the construction, modification, repair and maintenance of structures up to 40m in length and 14m breadth in both steel and aluminium; with good vehicle access for forklift and mobile crane utilization.

Cutting-Edge Engineering Services

Our highly skilled workforce and extensive world class facilities are used to support the offshore sector and primarily its key renewables projects.

Extensive Quay Space And Facilities

The shipyard is located in Portland, Dorset and the overall engineering facilities and direct access to over 200 metres of quayside make it an ideal choice for a multitude of vessels to utilise.

Vessel construction
Vessel construction workshop
Vessel construction endurance


Workshops and Facilities

  • 55m × 52m main undercover workshop​
  • Gantry cranes
  • Electrical workshop​
  • Sawmill & joiners workshop​
  • UHP & painting facility​
  • Forklifts & mobile crane​
  • 22m × 11m undercover workshop​
  • Slipways
  • Machine workshop​
  • Clean workshop (for engine rebuilds & hydraulic repairs)​
  • Large secure store facility​
  • 80 tonne vessel synchrolift
  • 22m × 20m cable store​
  • Welding, fabrication & metal workshop​
  • Fitters workshop​
  • Profiling facility​
  • Full mobile welding equipment (MIG, TIG)​
  • Beaver work boat​

Berthing and Slipping Facilities

Launch Pad

Manor Marine has constructed a custom-built hydraulically operated launch pad to launch vessels up to 40 metres in length from the 55m × 52m main undercover workshop.


Manor Marine has two open slipways, utilising two slip trolleys capable of hauling vessels up to 40 metres in length, 20 metres beam and 350 tonnes in weight out of the water for maintenance and repairs.


Smaller vessels of up to 80 tonnes can be raised out of the water by the Synchrolift and transported straight into the 55m × 52m undercover workshop or into its individual undercover bay.


Manor Marine has its own secure berthing facilities comprising of a 200 metre long waterfront with a low water minimum depth of 4 metres; there is access to waterside craneage and shore power, which allows alongside repair and maintenance.


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