Vessel Charter

Workboat for Hire

  • Workboat support or tender vessel
  • Suitable for inlet / waterway works / reef tender vessel
  • 4.5 meter aluminium boat
  • Available for both long term and short term hire
  • Vessel hire from Cairns, Queensland

*Up-to-date details and availability for all charter vessels are provided upon enquiry.

North Marine’s vessel fleet has recently expanded, and not all charter vessels are yet online. Please contact us if you can’t see the workboat support vessel you require.

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About The Workboat Support Vessel ‘Drogue’

Support vessel workboat for hire from Cairns, Queensland, Australia.

Drogue is a 4.5-meter aluminium RIB workboat available to hire for general project support, or as a tender workboat, in conjunction with North Marine’s commercial charter vessels.

Suitable as a general work tender for both harbour and inland waterway projects or ocean voyages, she provides a stable workboat platform.

Based in the Port of Cairns, Queensland, Australia.

Tender Vessel Specifications

Name Drogue

Vessel Type Tender Workboat

Home Port Cairns, Australia

Length 4.5 meters

Construction Aluminium Rigid Inflatable Boat (RIB)

Safety Equipment Safety equipment to AMSA requirements

Engine Commercial Mercury 60HP 4 Stroke

Workboat for Hire – Vessel Charter Rates

North Marine offer hourly, daily, or long-term workboat hire rates in line with competitive industry standards.

Charter rates include loading and unloading, voyage time, and duration at the worksite.

If required, use of our hi-ab truck or dogman and franna crane may incur additional charges.

To discuss a commercial vessel charter, please get in touch with [email protected].

A full pricing schedule may be requested by contacting us.


North Marine Commercial Workboat Charters

Based in Cairns, Queensland, our workboats for hire operate throughout Australia, inside of the Australian Exclusive Economic Zone EEZ.

We offer competitive vessel rates for boat charters throughout the Pacific Ocean, tailoring solutions to any project on the water.

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