ALN 159 ‘SL Cachimba’

ALN 159 ‘SL Cachimba’

Wave Pilot
Pilot Boat

LOA 18.8m   Beam 5.7m
Draft 1.0m   Speed 25kts
Main Machinery 2 x Caterpillar C18 873bhp,
2 x ZF 550 gearbox, 2 x Rolls Royce Kamewa FF45 water jets

This example of the Wave Pilot class, built for SMIT Lamnalco is another Alnmaritec boat which is destined for work in West Africa, this time the Gabon, where her primary role will be to transport pilots, port officials and light cargoes to and from an open sea offshore terminal, as well as undertaking transfer duties to and large oil tankers. Powered by twin Caterpillar C18 873bhp engines and fitted with Rolls Royce Kamewa F45 water jets she is both powerful and highly manoeuvrable. She can carry 12 passengers in addition to 2 crew within the resiliently mounted wheelhouse which is outfitted to a very high standard and the lower deck accommodation includes a crew mess area, a WC and a small galley.

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