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Safehaven Marine launched ‘Ederra 6’ for the MVD Pilots Association


published on 17 June 2022 157 -

Safehaven Marine have launched ‘Ederra 6’ a new Interceptor 48 pilot boat for the MVD Pilots Association in Montevideo, Uruguay. The first of two Interceptors for the pilots with her sistership due for launch later this summer.

Fitted with a new custom design sliding pilot boarding platform that can be set for different ship side to platform distance’s according to conditions. Powered by a pair of Volvo D15 500hp engines she has a 25kts operational speed.

Her main cabin features a central helm position, is fully air conditioned and accommodates 7 pilots and crew all on suspension seating, with full live aboard facilities provided in a spacious forward accommodation for two crew.

Ederra 6 is fully self-righting, able to recover from a capsize by a large breaking sea, she is Safehaven’s 3rd pilot boat supplied to Montevideo, following ‘Belgrano’ delivered to their compatriots in 2020, and represents Safehaven’s 52nd pilot boat delivered globally.
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