M/V Contender is a versatile CTV perfect for British Offshore Wind projects.

The 24 meter CTV M/V Contender is a versatile vessel, equipped with a Palfinger crane and Water Jets. 12 seats are available for technicians being transported.

Year built 2012
Class BV
Flag UK
Hull Material Aluminium
PAX 12 seats

Vessel Specification

Length overall: 24,7 m
Breadth 8,0 m
Draft 1,2 m
Fwd deck space: 47 m2
Aft deck space: 22 m2
Callsign 2FWB4
Bunker capacity 10 000 liters
Cargo handling
Cargo capacity 20 tons
Deck crane Palfinger
Model PK6500M
SWL 540KG @ 9,4m
Securing Mutliple points
Fuel transfer Yes
Jet wash Yes
Main and auxilary machinery
Main engines 2 x MTU 12V 2000
Power 1450 BHP
Propulsion type Water jets
Propulsion equipment RR 56A3
Generators 2 x 26KVA
Navigation and communication Equipment
Charts Furuno ECDIS
Crew finder Sea Marshall
WiFi 4G


M/V Contender is a BV classed crew transfer vessel ideal the UK offshore wind industry.

Built by Southboats, Isle of Wight – N-O-S M/V Contender was designed to carry large cargo, as well as technicians, and a strong sea keeping ability. The technicians area provides a quiet, and comfortable atmosphere, fully air-conditioned with 12 suspension seating, and 4G WiFi.