ABCO Industries Limited, Marine Group — located on the waterfront of Lunenburg, Nova Scotia
— manufactures welded aluminum boats to 60 ft. The company has served the marine industry for 57 years, and during the past 15 it has developed a comprehensive line of aluminum boats. Three recent delivers include:
Delivered in April, Pointe Caveau is a 48 x 16 ft. welded aluminum patrol boat for Canadian Coast Guard
, propelled by twin Volvo
D6 diesels through Ultrajet 376 waterjets to speeds of 33 knots
ABCO 8m RIB
Delivered in May, this 26 x 10.5 ft. welded aluminum RIB for Ocean Exploration Whale Cruises
is propelled by twin 130 hp outboards.
Delivered July 27, 2004, this is a 32 x 10.5 ft. welded aluminum harbor patrol vessel for Halifax Port Authority
. It is powered by a pair of 5.9l Cummins (CMI)
driving Ultradynamics 305 waterjets, and includes a Raytheon (RTN1.SG)
integrated electronics package; a walkaround deck to allow easy access to the bow, and exceptional performance and maneuverability, with speeds in excess of 39 knots.
It is currently in service in Halifax Harbor.