DamenFiFi/Police Patrol Boat Delivered

(Press Release)
Friday, April 27, 2012

Following trials, the new 23.9m Damen Fire Fighting/Police Patrol vessel 'Bremen 1' has been handed over to its new owner the Free Hanseatic City of Bremen.  It will be used jointly by Police and Fire departments in Bremen, Germany, so it has been painted in two colours red and blue.
Under emergency call out the vessel can reach speeds of 40 km/hr with its triple Caterpillar engines driving triple UltraJet High Thrust Waterjets via ZF500 gearboxes.  UltraJet waterjets were chosen for their high thrust performance required during fire fighting operations and for towing purposes.  
The UltraJet Electro-hydraulic system gives total control of thrust vectoring throughout the vessels speed range as well as giving the boat excellent manoeuvrability during operations.
The aluminium hull structure is built to ZSUK - zone 2 regulations and features an aft compact wheelhouse with accommodation for crew and passengers and enough room on the bow and stern for two hydraulic cranes and winches.
The helm station is equipped with a JRC JMA-609-7 and Alphatron navigation systems.  Fire fighting equipment on board includes 2 x Cat CO4.4 TA generator sets, a large fire fighting pump with a capacity of 14,000 l/min  and a smaller electrically driven pump with 1,000 l/min, both at 10 bar.



Boat Builder:                 Damen Shipyards Hardinxvel The Netherlands
Designer:                      Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld
In service with:             den Freien Hansestadt Bremen, BRD, Germany
Type:                               Fire fighting/Police Patrol
Construction:                Aluminium
Regulations:                 ZSUK - zone 2
Length overall:             78.4 ft (23.9m)
Beam:                            19.7 ft (6.0m)
Draught aft (approx):    3.9 ft (1.2 m)
Displacement:              65,000 lb. (65 ton)
Engines:                        2 x C12 425 kW (570 bhp) @ 2200 rpm
                                        1 C18 x 651 kW (873 bhp) @ 2200 rpm
Propulsion:                   2 x UltraJet 410
                                        1 x UltraJet 452
Speed:                           Max 40 km/hr
Cruise:                          30 km/hr
Steering &
Reverse Controls:      UltraJet
Gearboxes:                  ZF500 with a 1.237:1 reduction


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