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Sept. 12, 2008

Call For Action To Protect Sea Life From Plastic Litter

The Prince of Wales has expressed his deep concern for the threat posed to marine life from increasing levels of plastic litter at sea and on the shore. Read more...

June 12, 2008

Buddy Buster for UK Trust

Supported through Awards for All under the UK National Lottery, Chelmer Canal Trust and Essex Waterways, the local arm of the Inland Waterways Association, have been able to purchase a new innovative workboat for use on the Chelmer and Blackwater Navigation. Read more...

Jan. 5, 2008

6m Buddy delivered to ABP Grimsby

The New Year saw delivery of a 6m Buddy small general purpose workhorse for Associated British Ports, Grimsby, UK. Read more...

Nov. 22, 2007

7m Buddy delivered to Jebel Ali, UAE

A 7m version of the versatile Buddy waterway maintenance craft has recently been delivered to Jebel Ali for Dubai Ports, UAE. Read more...

Sept. 13, 2007

7m Buddy delivered to Bristol, UK

Builders of specialist workboats Liverpool Water Witch have recently delivered their latest 7m litter collection and waterway maintenance craft to Bristol, UK. Read more...

May 24, 2007

7m Buddy delivered to British Waterways, UK

Liverpool Water Witch, specialist builders of workboats and waterway maintenance equipment have recently delivered a 7m litter collection and waterway maintenance craft to British Waterways, UK. Read more...

Dec. 23, 2006

US Congress passes important Marine Debris Prevention and Reduction Act

The U.S. House of Representatives in a late night session last night passed important legislation that will help clean up and prevent the spread of marine debris in the nation's waterways and oceans. Read more...

May 18, 2006

Water Witch Launches Service Division

This new service will cover the UK and overseas, backed with over 40 year's company experience in marine clean-up operations and dredging. Read more...

April 21, 2006

Waterwitch Delivers Workboat to Rivers Agency, Northern Ireland

The vessel, named Dollaghan, is the 71st of it's class to be designed and built by the company, with all construction, electrics and fitting out done in-house. Read more...

Jan. 18, 2006

Melbourne's Buddies Featured in 'Marina World' Magazine

"Clean-up workboats for Melbourne". Read more...

Dec. 19, 2005

Another Continent...

Following on from a very successful launch year for our new range of aluminium catamarans, a further two Buddys were shipped this week, destined for Melbourne Australia. Read more...

Nov. 15, 2005

Clipper Round The World Yacht Race

Not long now until Joe joins the crew of the Liverpool Clipper in Freemantle! Read more...

Nov. 9, 2005

Liverpool Water Witch Nominated for MSIF Family Business Awards

Water Witch were delighted and proud to be nominated for the Family Business Awards. Read more...

June 21, 2005

New Workboat Launched

Our new range of smaller workboats called 'Buddy Catamarans' is launched - and have already proven a success with customers. Read more...

May 24, 2005

Water Witch on Television

A programme by Arcadia Entertainment will focus on a working Water Witch workboat. 'Marine machines' is currently in production, but has already completed filming at the River Clyde. Showcased by National Geographic International, it will be broadcast in over 140 countries in 26 languages! Read more...

March 20, 2005

Workboat on front cover of European Magazine

Our popular Buddy Catamaran workboat features on the front cover of 'Europe's Marinas & Marina Equipment Industry Magazine'

Feb. 15, 2005

New Website

A brand new website for Water Witch launched! Read more...

Oct. 18, 2004

A year of success for Glasgow Water Witch

Three hundred tonnes of rubbish and debris have been scooped out of the River Clyde in Glasgow over the past year.

Aug. 16, 2004

Founder retires

Water Witch founder retires at 91. Mary Caddick, who founded maritime company, Liverpool Water Witch with her husband over 40 years ago, is stepping down and handing over the helm to her son and managing director Joseph Caddick.
...Read more at merseymartime.co.uk

Nov. 1, 2003

Glasgow welcomes a new Water Witch workboat

A Water Witch has become Glasgow City Council's latest weapon in its fight to clean up debris from the River Clyde.
...Read more at BBC news

Feb. 21, 2001

Cardiff Harbour Regeneration

Liverpool Water Witch won a competitive tender for Cardiff Harbour Authority. Now a Water Witch workboat undertakes a wide range of environmental responsibilities.
Read more at cardiffharbour.com