Pelagic Marine Services

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ABOUT

Pelagic Marine Services Pty Ltd is the owner and operator of the Rottnest Barge.  

It is part of the Pelagic Group which is a West Australian diversified marine service business – with a wide range of barges, workboats and a large indoor boat storage facility - The Boathouse Marina.

Based at our site in Rous Head, the Rottnest Barge Service has transported almost all of the freight to Rottnest Island for over 100 years with a single barge. 

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Ownership

Ownership

Pelagic Marine Services Pty Ltd is owned jointly between Chris Norman and Michael Sier. Both are West Australians with a lifelong interest in the marine world and industry.

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Vision and Values

Vision and Values

The vision of Pelagic Marine Services is to provide great service to our customers, efficiently and with high quality in every area of our business.

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History

History

The Rottnest Barge Service began shortly after World War 1 when the lighthouse keepers’ son John Prince, returned from the war. The Prince family had an early association with Rottnest Island through being involved with the original signaling and pilot service. 

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Affiliated Companies

Affiliated Companies

Pelagic Marine Services Pty Ltd is owned jointly between Chris Norman and Michael Sier. Both are West Australians with a lifelong interest in the marine world and industry.

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ROTTNEST BARGE SERVICE

Basically, anything that has been built or constructed upon Rottnest has been carried by the Rottnest Barge Service. We use a roll-on / roll-off landing barge, the Spinifex. We carry trucks, construction equipment, food and beer – everything consumed upon Rottnest.

 
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