Socarenam delivers final one of four 28m customs patrol boats for France

Image: PRUDHOMME – Mistral

Socarenam has delivered Mistral, the final one of four patrol boats in a series designed by Mauric and ordered by the French Directorate-General of Customs and Indirect Taxes.

The vessel has a length of 28.1 metres, a beam of seven metres, a displacement of approximately 100 tonnes, capacity for 12 passengers and crew, and two 1,190kW diesel engines delivering a maximum speed of 22 knots. It can also carry machine gun armament as well as a rigid hull inflatable boat (RHIB) for boardings and inspections.

Mistral joins sisters Libecciu, Cers, and Vent d’Amont, which were delivered between September 2017 and May 2018.

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