The Brazos Pilots Association of Freeport, Texas has taken delivery of a custom-welded aluminium pilot boat from Metal Shark.
The vessel, named Brazos Pilot, is a 19.5- by 5.79-metre monohull pilot boat designed by Metal Shark and built at the company’s Franklin, Louisiana shipyard.
The vessel’s twin Caterpillar C18 598kW diesel engines give it a nominal cruising speed of 18 knots and a maximum speed in excess of 28 knots.
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