Safe, Professional and Reliable service

Rib Safety Boat

Ness Ribs have extensive experience in providing Safety boats and crew in a wide variety of different roles and situations. Our vessels are fully trailerable for easy deployment 24 / 7 throughout the Highlands & Islands.


Safety boats applications

  • Charity Swims & Marine events
  • Civil Engineering
  • Sea Cliff access
  • High Rope access
  • Bridge maintenance
  • Film & Media
  • Coastal surveys

Health & Safety

Ness Ribs have an excellent HSE record through a meticulous and professional attention to safety and good operating practice. We go beyond the Industry standards to actively minimise risks within our operation.

MCA Coding

  • Our Safety vessels are MCA Coded, annually surveyed and fully Insured
  • Our Skippers and Crew are MCA qualified with training in First Aid, Sea Survival and Firefighting.

Previous Safety boat clients

MORL – SSE Renewables -Thistle Rope Access -Scotland transerv – HRC – University of Exeter & Plymouth – JNCC – SNH – Keo Films – Aqua Films – Blink Films….

Film Credits Include

“Salmon Fishing in the Yemen” – “Effie” – “Missing Evidence”

Based in Inverness Ness Ribs is ideally placed to respond to your needs quickly and professionally
Please contact us for all Safety Boat enquiries


Latest News

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