Viking Delivers Response 35’ Tri- Landing Craft
After a protracted procurement process Viking has delivered a high speed, high capacity landing craft to Palm Beach County, FL. Originally specified as a catamaran, the final design by Response Marine is more of a tri-hull as the center hull was enlarged and the bridge span lowered in order to accommodate the required loading range without increasing draft. According to Response Marine’s Bill Lincoln, “the customer has experience with standard monohull landing craft and wanted…
Viking Welding - EPA Survey Boat
In October 2008, Viking Welding of Kensington, NH delivered a 26.5 ft trailerable survey boat to the EPA’s Narragansett Laboratory. After performing nearly a year of pre-bid research and specification writing, the EPA ultimately awarded the contract to Viking Welding. The welded aluminum vessel was designed by Bill Lincoln at Response Marine. Lincoln said, “They liked the ride of our boat, but wanted to try to increase the loitering stability while maintaining an 8.5 ft beam.