Two 16-meter SAR boats for Ukraine

23.10.2011

Two 16-meter SAR boats for Ukraine were following successful sea trials lifted on m/v „Joanna“ and sent for delivery voyage all around Europe to Nikolajev.
 
Ordered in 2010, two fast, Patrol 150 type, SAR boats where built on schedule and are first BWB built special SAR boats.
These boats will provide needed rescue capability of Ukraine on their responsibility area on Black Sea.
Ukrainian customer has described the speed and maneuverability of its Baltic Workboats-built SAR boats as “impressive”.
Recent sea trials demonstrated excellent maneuverability of the lightweight, all aluminum platforms, which achieved a maximum speed of more than 44 knots and are able to stop from full speed in 7 seconds. 
Boats are designed and built to be self-righting. According to client demand boats have passed also pre delivery self-righting tests.
 
Vessel Specifications
Length Overall – 16,3 m 
Beam – 4,4 m 
Draft – 0,9 m 
Fuel - 2000 liters
Range -350 nm
Engine - 2 x Volvo-Penta D13-800
Power - 2 x 588 kW @ 2300 rpm 
Propulsion 2 x Rolls Royce FF410S
Gear – ZF 360
Speed – 44 knots
Classification – DNV

 

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