"Safety doesn't happen by accident"

National Marine Safety Boats is a name you can trust when it comes to commercial safety boat charter, work boat hire, pontoons and marine safety training.  We ensure that all our safety boats and work boats are MCA-coded and all skippers and crews are highly qualified, experienced and certified.

Safety Boat River Mersey
Our accreditations, qualifications & registered statuses include:
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Achilles UVDB Registered

National Marine Safety Boats is a registered supplier with Achilles UVDB which helps utility companies manage risk within their supply chain and comply with EU Procurement Legislation.  Find out more about Achilles UVDB or view our certificate.



National Marine is a gold member with Constructionline, which is the UK's most connected and progressive provider of procurement and supply chain management services.  Find out more about Constructionline or view our certificate.



National Marine has achieved Acclaim accreditation which is Safety Schemes in Procurement (SSIP), this is a mutual recognition scheme for occupational health and safety standards particularly within construction. SSIP facilitates mutual recognition between health and safety pre-qualification schemes saving time, effort and cost of multiple certifications.  Find out more about Acclaim Accreditation or view our certificate.

Our Skippers and Crew

Although the qualifications required can change dependant upon location, we have minimum standards for all of our skippers and crew and you can work comfortable with the knowledge that your in safe hands when it comes to water safety.

Minimum requirements:


Skippers - RYA Advanced Powerboat with Commercial Endorsement*, First Aid certificate, VHF certificate, Sea survival, PPR ENG1 or ML5.

Crew - RYA Powerboat level 2 with commercial endorsement*, First Aid certificate, ENG1 or ML5.

*Commercial endorsement may not be required in some locations.


If you are interested in finding out any more about our company or services, please contact us on 0151 909 8067 or click the button below to enquire online:

Commercial Marine Support Services, Marine and Site Building, Riverbank Road, Bromborough, United Kingdom, CH62 3JQ