A collective of world class engineering service providers delivering
complete engineering solutions. We share a commitment to developing
Port Nelson as New Zealand's Green Port for Black Boats.
Challenge NZ Newsletter. Summer 2010
Challenge NZ one year on - Nevil Basalaj, CEO reflects...
An editorial comment from the business owner. Nevil considers what we have achieved and where we are going next, our 3 areas of focus, 'Green' as a business reality, and Nelson's advantages for marine engineering.
A mussel farm maintenance vessel built for Greenshell NZ Ltd, this 22m alloy boat was built by Challenge Marine and launched in November 2009. With wheelhouse and galley above, and accomodation for four below, she is compact but comfortable.
Fluid Power's new face
We have repainted all our vehicles, our shop, smartened up our gear. We have established a new agency for WAM hoses and fittings...
A commitment to environmental awareness is logical, comments Richard McBride. An internationally experienced marine draughtsman, Manju Bodiyabadu, has recently joined McBride Design, developing computer generated working drawings and specifications for Richard's designs.
Reliance has been working on all the systems to be ready for future growth...
Island Passage back at Challenge Marine
We have had the Island Passage back for maintenance and service work, and we detail some personnel changes.
Green Port for Black Boats
Big plans are underway in Port Nelson to develop an environmentally sustainable approach to maintaining and servicing New Zealand's workboat fleet. The initiative to create a 'green' marine precinct inside the port is being driven by a consortium of companies...