Disaster response boat delivered to Leyte province, Philippines

Photo: BangkaPro

The municipality of Albuera in Philippines’ Leyte province recently took delivery of a new disaster response workboat from local builder BangkaPro.

The FRP-hulled, centre console craft is powered by a Suzuki outboard engine with fuel supplied from a 200-litre tank.

The boat will be operated by the Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (MDRRMO), a civil defence and disaster response organisation of the municipal government of Albuera. Secondary duties will include coastal patrols.

Baird Maritime

The best maritime site on the web. The sea's our scene!