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Rodman Awarded Contract for 35m Passenger Catamarans

In January 2019 Rodman Polyships commenced the building of two of the largest passenger catamarans ever to be built in GRP. The two 35m fast ferries are to be supplied to the Dutch firm 'Aqualiner' and will operate on inland waterways, and will be the largest fast ferries in Europe on inland waters. Each of the vessels will be capable of transporting 248 passengers, and as you might expect for a c...

Rodman Deliver Groundbreaking New Passenger Catamarans

In the summer of July 2018, Rodman delivered two new fast passenger catamarans to clients Trasmapi, to operate the Ibiza  - Formentera route in the Balearics. The clients, who already have one Rodman 90 Catamaran capable of transporting  300 passengers, now take delivery of a second Rodman 90 and the ground breaking Rodman 100 with capacity for 306 passengers. All three vessels are built to the HS...

Rodman Deliver Five 111 foot Interceptor Vessels

In 2017 Rodman delivered 5 hugely impressive 111 foot patrol boats to the Royal Oman Police. These boats are fast interceptor patrol vessels and capable of speeds up to 35 knots. Reasserting themselves as a worldwide leader in the production of GRP naval vessels. Entirely developed by the Rodman Technical Department, these vessles incorporate cutting edge technology into the shipyards traditional...

Motor Boat and Yachting review the Rodman Patrol 55

Rodman CEO Oscar Rodriguez treated Jack Haines of MBY, and the RBS Marine staff to a full run through of the Rodman Patrol 55's manoeuvres, including the 'crash stop' and incredibly tight high speed turns. You can read the review by clicking on the image below:   and you can see the video review on You Tube by clicking the image below:

Rodman at Seawork International 2017

RBS Marine, were delighted to be exhibiting a Rodman Patrol 33 at the Seawork Show, 13th-15th June 2017, Mayflower Park, Southampton. This was the first time that one of Rodman’s commercial vessels was exhibited in the UK. The Rodman Patrol 33 is a high speed vessel with a hull capable of up to 55 knots, particularly suitable for coastal surveillance and intervention operations where speed is esse...

Vacuum Infusion Techniques at Rodman

During the production process of their latest Rodman 111 Patrol boat, the Rodman factory have shared on Facebook the technique of vacuum infusion used on the deck module. Vacuum infusion means that the resin is drawn into the fibreglass mould by vacuum pressue via strategically placed tubes. This creates far less waste of resin, less mess, is safer, and most importantly creates a stronger structur...

New Outboard Model for Rodman

RBS Marine are excited to announce that Rodman have started production of the first in a new range of outboard models - the Rodman 890 Ventura. As you can see from the renders, this boat will prove to be a real contender in the 8-9 metre outboard market, with amazing visibility, lightness and use of space, as well as the model having inherited all the build quality and seakeeping ability we have c...

Rodman Awarded Oman Patrol Boat Contract

Exciting news here at RBS Marine as Rodman have been awarded a €42m contract for five Rodman 111 IPV's (Interceptor and Patrol Vessel) for the Oman government. The  Rodman 111 Interceptor Patrol Vessels are 35 meters in length and are the most modern and innovative in the world within this sector. They can reach speeds of 35 knots and are capable of a huge range. Not only does this reaffirm Rodma...

Rodman Commercial Vessels

As well as their popular leisure range, Rodman produce commercial catamarans and patrol boats, alongside their Metalships and Docks division. These recent videos show the speed and agility of the Patrol 33, 55 and 78, and the practicality and spaciousness of the Rodman Catamaran 69, a model often used for servicing wind farms. Check out the videos on Rodman's YouTube channel and see for yourself!...

Rodman Launch New Metalships Website

Rodman have launched a brand new website for their successful Metalships and Docks division in Vigo. Showing details of the impressive range of Metalships Rodman have produced, the website also features the North Sea Giant, the 153 metre offshore supply vessel voted 'Support Vessel of the Year' in the 2012 OSJ Awards.  A glimpse at this website gives a feel for the expertise and experience the Rod...