Twin Disc Propulsion Packages to ADSB
Nico International, a Twin Disc distributor in the Middle East, signed a contract with Abu Dhabi Ship Building to supply and commission 30 complete propulsion packages for 15-m patrol boats under construction for Mozambique Navy. Nico said it will supply an entire range of Twin Disc products - Twin Disc Quickshift Marine Transmissions, Arneson Surface Drives, Rolla propellers complete with Twin Disc Control System and BCS Trim Tabs making this the single largest order for Twin Disc from this region. These carbon fiber boats are designed to achieve target speeds exceeding 50 knots and follow first series of 12 boats that are currently in UAE Coast Guard service.
(As published in the January 2014 edition of Maritime Reporter & Engineering News - www.marinelink.com)