Aister delivers airport fire and rescue boat to Mauritius

Spanish boatbuilder Aister has delivered a new aluminium firefighting and rescue boat to Airports of Mauritius (AML).

The newbuild will be jointly crewed by AML and Mauritius National Coast Guard personnel and will be operated in the waters near Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport.

The boat has an LOA of 11 metres, a two-monitor firefighting pump rated at 250 cubic metres per hour, cabin seating for eight crew, and two 50-person liferafts. Two 186kW outboard engines deliver a speed of 32 knots.

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