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Dometic Marine signs deal with British boatbuilder

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Workboat builder South Boats Special Projects Ltd. named Dometic Marine as its preferred supplier of air conditioning and sanitation equipment, Dometic announced.

Dometic Marine offers a wide range of systems, which they have been able to customize in accordance with our specific requirements,” South Boats purchasing manager Chris Cheverton said in a statement. “We’ve had great success with Dometic’s air conditioning systems, and so recently expanded the scope of supply to include the company’s modern, yet robust macerating toilets. The MasterFlush systems are quick and easy to install and provide efficient, high-performance sanitation solutions for crew on board.”

Based on the Isle of Wight, U.K., South Boats are the largest builders of offshore wind farm support vessels in the world, according to Dometic.

“We are delighted to be named as the preferred supplier to South Boats,” Dometic Marine director of sales and engineering Steve Morris said in a statement. “Through close collaboration with our customers, we are able to develop [heating , ventilation and air conditioning] and sanitation equipment to satisfy exact vessel specifications, which has led to the growth of our workboat customer base globally.”

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