Bangladesh Coast Guard gets six new patrol boats
The Bangladesh Coast Guard has taken delivery of six new patrol and harbour security boats in a series from Bangladesh Navy-owned Khulna Shipyard.
The vessels were designed by South Africa-based naval architects Icarus Marine in compliance to Bureau Veritas class rules.
Each boat has a length of 15.4 metres, space for 12 personnel, and one weapons mount for a heavy machine gun. Two Volvo Penta 410kW engines deliver a maximum speed of 27 knots and a range of 300 nautical miles.
The onboard facilities on each boat also include four crew bunks.
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