Alnmaritec Fast Patrol Boats to Yemen

Tuesday, June 01, 2010
Photo courtesy Alnmaritec Ltd

Alnmaritec Limited announced recently that it has supplied two new fast patrol boats for duty at an LNG export terminal in the Yemen. The two new boats will join three other Alnmaritec boats which are already operating at the terminal providing line handling and pilot services. The new Wave Protector class patrol boats are 39 ft long by 10.5 ft wide and are powered by twin Cummins QSB 480bhp engines driving Ultrajet 305 water jets giving them a top speed of 38 knots. The brand new design was developed in conjunction with Camarc Limited who have a wide range of experience in similar craft built all over the world and marks a first entry into this market sector from the innovative team at Alnmaritec.

The vessels are fitted out for a crew of four with a WC and a small day berth as well as a basic galley. They carry a Fischer Panda generator and high capacity air conditioning system as well as a sophisticated navigation and communications suite together with an array of  more unusual equipment including a high power remote controlled water canon and a Long Range Acoustic Device to assist in their duties patrolling the exclusion zone around the terminal. They are fitted with a solid foam collar and this in combination with the double chine hull form were demonstrated on trials to have given them exceptional sea-keeping properties at high speed in rough weather (the trials were carried out in the North Sea in January).
 

Maritime Today


The Maritime Industry's original and most viewed E-News Service

Maritime Reporter January 2016 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Patrol Boats

BAE Systems Supports Thai Navy Patrol Boat Build

BAE Systems announced it has signed a contract with Bangkok Dock to assist in the licensed construction of a second 90-meter Offshore Patrol Vessel for the Royal Thai Navy.

Italian Yacht Maker Ferretti Creates Defence and Security Unit

Italian luxury yacht builder Ferretti, owned by Chinese industrial conglomerate Weichai Group, has created a new unit to build boats for the patrol and defence of international waters,

Cameras Chosen for Canada's Arctic Patrol Ships

Kongsberg Maritime has announced that it has been selected by L-3 MAPPS to provide the CCTV system for the Royal Canadian Navy’s (RCN) new class of Arctic Offshore Patrol Ships (AOPS).

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Contracts Maritime Security Maritime Standards Naval Architecture Port Authority Ship Simulators Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Sonar Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.0795 sec (13 req/sec)