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No matter how different the trials at sea are, they are always challenging. That is why all Abeking & Rasmussen ships are minutely calibrated for their precise purpose, be it the navy and public authorities ships or pilot and research vessels. In addition to well proven monohulls, the innovative SWATH@A&R technology has become the go to solution in many cases. The SWASH@A&R technology (Small Waterplane Area Single Hull), a single hull vessel is an outstanding solution for smaller vessels.
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The shipyard has been developing and building ships for navies, coastguards, the public sector, ship operators and private customers since 1907. In addition to sailing- and motoryachts, current products include minesweepers and --hunters, patrol boats plus special ships like research and supply ships for the offshore industry.
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