Halmatic to Supply the MCA

Friday, March 08, 2002
Halmatic has announced a contract to supply four Pacific 32 wheelhouse rigid inflatable boats, three Arctic 22 rigid inflatable boats (RIB) and a RTK Marine 29.5 ft. Logistic Support Boat to the U.K. Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA). The new fleet is designed to fulfill the MCA’s wide operational requirements and will be based around the United Kingdom. The new craft will be built to Lloyds Register of Shipping Rules Report 10 and the MCA Brown Code Category 3 Rules. The RTK Marine Logistic Support Boat is a commercial derivative of the successful Combat Support Boat currently in service with the U.K. Ministry of Defense. The craft features a asymmetrical narrow tunnel hull form and is powered by twin Yanmar inboard diesel engines coupled to Hamilton waterjets to provide a service speed in excess of 25 knots. The large wheelhouse will accommodate 6 crew members on individual suspension seats and boast a galley, air-conditioning and day heads.

The Arctic 22 rigid inflatable boats will be trailer mounted for ease of deployment and will be powered by twin 90hp outboard motors. The Pacific 32 rigid inflatable boats feature a large air-conditioned wheelhouse with seating for 6 crew, again a galley and day head is provided. Twin Yanmar inboard diesels will drive Hamilton waterjets to give a service speed in excess of 25 knots.

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