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Awarded large Pilot Boat Mira


published on 16 March 2021 366 -

Text and photo by Humphree and Baird Maritime

Ordered by Nederlands Loodswezen, the very experienced Dutch Pilot Association, these new generation boats, appropriately built by the aluminium experts at Next Generation Shipyards, are considerably more economical than their predecessors.

With their Humphree Ride Control, they are also more comfortable in the shallow rough seas where they will mostly work. Beautifully built, they are very well-equipped, fast, safe, comfortable and efficient.

“The challenge was to build a vessel within the limitations of the design parameters and to achieve a significantly lower fuel consumption without sacrificing functionality,” NG Shipyards added. “One of the goals was to keep the total weight low and the centre of gravity on the right spot with very small tolerance. The result of this was a 20 per cent lower fuel consumption and very low noise levels in a vessel that is also easy and comfortable to manoeuvre.”

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