Western Work Boats | Marine Contractors

About Us


Western Work Boats is a marine contracting company based in Tauranga, New Zealand.  Western Work Boats has a proven record in the provision of workboat and vessel hire for marine projects in New Zealand and the Pacific and maintains an excellent record of safety, reliability and quality. 

Western Work Boats has been involved in exploration and maintenance operations within the offshore oil and gas industries. The company has a long term supply agreement with Air Affairs and the Royal New Zealand Navy to provide offshore support boat services required for various official and training roles around the coast of New Zealand. Western Work Boats supplies vessels for the data acquisition surveys necessary for maintenance and upkeep of navigational charts for LINZ around coastal New Zealand. Western Work Boats has recently completed surveys of Shipping Lane Six, Chalky and Preservation Inlets in Fiordland, and the Subantarctic Auckland Islands. Other recent activities include research into seabed resources and vessel supply for salvage operations of the MV Rena.

Western Work Boats is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Seaworks Ltd. Based in Wellington New Zealand, the Seaworks group of companies provide the offshore, subsea and marine industries with a comprehensive range of specialist support vessels, ROVs, marine equipment and services.