Taiwan’s Kinmen County gets new coast guard RIB

CP-1022 (Photo: Taiwan Coast Guard Administration)

The Taiwan Coast Guard Administration welcomed a new patrol boat into service on Saturday, March 14.

The rigid inflatable boat (RIB) has a length of 11.8 metres, a beam of 3.4 metres, a displacement of eight tonnes, a range of 288 nautical miles, and three outboard engines that deliver a maximum speed of 45 knots.

The newbuild will be assigned to the coast guard branch in Kinmen County. Missions will include maritime security and fisheries enforcement patrols.

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