Kewatec Aluboat

Kewatec Aluboat signed new contracts for Norwegian pilot boats


Oy Kewatec AluBoat Ab and the Norwegian pilot boat operator Buksér og Berging have signed a contract regarding deliveries of 3 new fast pilot boats.

Kewatec AluBoat has signed a shipbuilding contract with the norwegian pilot boat operator Buksér og Berging. The contract include 3 fast boats and two optional vessel, and the total value of the contract is 6 million euros. The boats are a new developed model, PILOT 1820 IPS, and the boats will be delivered in the end of the year and in the beginning of 2018.

The new boats are having the following technical data:
LOA: 18,2 m
BOA: 5,4 m
Draft: 1,3 m
Displ. 21,5 tn
Top speed: 35 kn
Main engines: 2 x 700 hp Volvo Penta IPS900
Crew: 2
Passengers: 10