Safehaven Marine bags Somaliland pilot boat order

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An 11-metre pilot boat

Safehaven Marine of Ireland has signed a contract to supply a new pilot boat for operations in Berbera, Somaliland.

The vessel will have a length of 11 metres, a width of four metres, a draught of 1.3 metres, and seating capacity for four pilots and one crewmember in a climate-controlled cabin.

Propulsion will be provided by two Caterpillar C7.1 260kW engines.

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