Marine link

Boston Whaler Fire/Rescue Boat On Duty At Massport Fire Department

Boston Whaler, Inc. delivered a new 27-foot Challenger fire/rescue boat to the Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) Fire Department headquartered at Logan International Airport in Boston.

Built by the Commercial Products Division of Boston Whaler, Inc., Massport's new fire/rescue boat will be used chiefly for fast response to emergencies in the waters surrounding Logan International Airport as well as within Boston Harbor itself. The Massachusetts Port Authority, through its Maritime and Aviation Divisions, is responsible for the operations and maintenance of the Port of Boston, Logan International Airport and the Tobin Bridge.

Acquisition of this new high performance fire/ rescue boat marks the second Boston Whaler selected by the Massport Fire Department for onthe- water fire fighting duty. An earlier 21-foot Boston Whaler has been in service since 1977. In addition to full communications, instrumentation and navigation equipment, Massport's Challenger 27-foot was customized with heavy duty rubbing strakes, stainless steel cutwater, spotlight, bow docking lights, floodlights, cockpit lighting and a thru-hull fitting for future installation of a fire pump.

Massport's 27-foot Challenger is powered with a pair of 200-hp Mercury outboards.

Port Authority History

$148.6 Million Dredging Contract Awarded In Los Angele
AAPA Names Environmental Award Winners
AAPA Names Nagle President And CEO
Blount Delivere 155-F: Ferry Cayo Norte
Brazilian Joint Venture Delivers Brazilian Venture
Cascade General Wins Portland Ship Yard Bid
Company Initiates Cruise Operation Between California And Mexico
Court Ruling Victory For Lykes
Drive For Quality To Afflict Owners, Benefit Builders
First Of Two Sister Ferries Delivered By UNL
Forest Products Nicho Looks Ripo For Expansion
High Tech Equipment To Bring Kawasaki Port Into The Future
Hvide Investment Signals Consolidation Continuation
Ingalls-Built USS Port Royal Commissioned
INTERTANKO Applauds USCG Final Rules Regarding Under-Keel Clearance For Single Hull Tankers
Japan Presents Gift Of Oil Cembat Vessel Te Jordan
Kopphil Shipyard Clindios $6 Million In Now Contracts
Lykes Lines Joins Mediterranean/U.S.Gulf/ Mexican Alliance
MarAd Sponsors Study On North American Shipping
Marine Terminals Corp. To Operate Oakland Terminal
Panamanian Vessel Sunk To Create Artificial Reef
Polar Sea Uses FT4 Gas Turbine Power To Reach North Pole
Port Of Goteborg Reports On 1995 Shipments, Recent Port Developments
Port Of Portland Gains New Container Services
Portland, Vancouver & Army Corps Place Mooring Buoys In Columbia River
Second $7.9 Million Crane In Place At South port
Setchell Named TT Club Director
Viet Porlex'97 Merges With Maritime Vietnam For Asian Exhibition
Wiiiardi Builds Conpositc Boats For L.A.
Worldport LA Receives Go-Ahead For Activation Of Foreign Trade Zone
rss feeds | archive | privacy | history | articles | contributors | top news | contact us | about us | copyright