New response boat delivered to Greater Copenhagen

The Greater Copenhagen Fire Department has taken delivery of a new all-weather response boat from local builder Tuco Marine Group.

The 14- by 3.5-metre multi-purpose vessel, which has been named HBR1, is designed to carry out firefighting and search and rescue (SAR) duties.

The vessel is fitted with a Rosenbauer N25 fire pump, forward looking infra-red (FLIR) cameras, and twin Volvo Penta 450 engines that can deliver a maximum speed of 29 knots. There is accommodation for two crew, 10 seated passengers, and one patient lying on a stretcher.

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