New response boat delivered to Lucerne Fire Brigade

Finnish boat builter Kewatec AluBoat has delivered a new fire and rescue boat to the city of Lucerne in Switzerland.

Thor will replace the 28-year-old Donner in the fleet of the Lucerne Fire Brigade. The older vessel will remain in service until October 2021, when crews complete undergoing training on its replacement.

Thor measures 13.9 by 4.05 metres and is powered by two Volvo Penta D6-380 engines that deliver a speed of approximately 35 knots. Its secondary functions will include oil spill response.

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