Delivery of Twin 21m Pilot Boats
Two units of 21m steel hull + aluminium superstructure fast pilot boats have been completed and will be delivered to her new owners in the Middle East.
The pilot boats are powered by twin MAN 1,100hp engines, achieving an impressive maximum speed of 23 knots.
The aluminium wheelhouse is resiliently mounted onto the steel hull which achieves a low noise level of 65 dBA at the helm during normal operations. Engine room ventilation and air-conditioning systems are fitted to meet the demands of operating in the Middle Eastern climate.
The vessels were also designed with a very spacious wheelhouse, mess and accommodation area for crew and passenger comfort. The vessels have a centrally positioned helm and large bonded windows that provide 360 degree visibility for safe pilot boat operations.
21m Fast Pilot Boat
Class: BV – Pilot Boat Service
LOA : 20.8m
Beam : 5.5m
Draught : Approx 1.5m
Passenger Capacity: 12
Engines : 2 x MAN D2842 LE410 1100hp @ 2,100rpm
Propulsion : 2 x FPP
Max Speed : 23 knots