ABCO Launches Three New Boats

Friday, September 10, 2004

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:

Pointe Caveau

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


Delivered in May, this 26 x 10.5 ft. welded aluminum RIB for Ocean Exploration Whale Cruises is propelled by twin 130 hp outboards.

Garret Cotter

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 driving Ultradynamics 305 waterjets, and includes a Raytheon 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.

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