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Vigor to Build two 56’ pilot boats for Port LA Pilots for design quality and reliable performance, particularly in more extreme environmental conditions. This smaller boat currently used throughout Europe, Australia and South

America delivers the same consistent performance as the larger boats to the US mid-sized market. The boat features a twin chine heavy weather hull form for excellent seakeep- ing. The design accommodates multiple heavy fender sys- tems facilitating safer pilot transfers in challenging weath- er. An articulated rescue davit provides man overboard recovery. The overall design also maximizes the available

The Port of Los Angeles recently awarded Vigor the horsepower and performance from a Tier III (non-catalyst) contract to build two 56’ pilot boats. Camarc pilot boats level engine. Vigor expects to complete construction of the are widely acknowledged worldwide as the gold standard boats by late summer of 2020.

Moose Boats Wins Rochester NY Fireboat Bid

Moose Boats was awarded a contract from the City of

Rochester, New York Fire Department for the construction of the ? rst M2-38 Fire Rescue Catamaran to be delivered to the Great Lakes. Twin Cummins 425hp turbo diesel propul- sion engines, Twin Disc transmissions and Hamilton water- jets will power the M2-38 aluminum catamaran. Rochester

Fire’s new Moose Boat will be equipped with a ? re pump system ? owing over 1,500 gallons per minute of ? re sup- pression water to cabin roof and cockpit mounted monitors while simultaneously maintaining full maneuverability from both propulsion engines and jets. An integrated 5” diam- eter discharge will allow Rochester Fire to ? ow water to land based ? re apparatus where hydrant systems are not present.

DESMI’s KaziCat all-in-one Workboat Solution

DESMI KaziCat is a true Multi-Purpose Catamaran Ves- sel despite its compact size; just below 24 meters at water- line and 9.6 meters in width. It ful? lls the MCA category 2 requirements allowing operation up to 60 nautical miles from safe haven. What is unique for this vessel is its modular design concept allowing shift of operation mode within the hour. The KaziCat can carry up to 4 x 20’ ISO containers carrying the various equipment allowing the vessel to handle the more than 10 different tasks, from removal of ? oating debris all the way to carriage of a special 20’ container with 4 special bunks for injured people (SAR operations).

Length Overall: 24.60 metersFresh water tank: 10,000 litersFuel tank: 15,000 liters

Breadth (moulded): 9.60 metersEngine: 2 x 610 kW Yanmar @ 1900 rpmLightship weight: 92 tons

Draft loaded: 1.75 metersFull load displacement: 193 tonsSpeed loaded: 13 knots

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