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By camarc, Jul 30 2019 03:23PM

The Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, announced yesterday major renovations to the Coast Guard base in Kitsilano, British Columbia where the CG 158 response boat is permanently stationed. The vessel has also been renamed the CCGS Laredo Sound, after an ocean passage off the scenic central coast of B.C. In 2017 The Canadian Coast Guard purchased this Camarc Design 45ft RBM from the United States Coast Guard using the callsign Coast Guard 158. While in service the vessel has seen significantly improved response times for environmental incidents and search and rescue missions in all weather conditions.

By camarc, Jun 26 2019 10:38AM

The success of Project Innovation, a development and trials programme, has led to Loodswezen commissioning Camarc to design their new series high speed pilot tenders. The new design builds upon the existing fleet of proven Camarc boats for Loodswezen and features the new refined hull for improved fuel efficiency and comfort. The first vessel is currently under construction at Next Generation Shipyards in the Netherlands.



By camarc, Jun 25 2019 03:56PM

US builder Vigor has been awarded a contract to build two 16m Camarc pilot vessels for the Port of Los Angeles. This project builds upon the success of the Camarc 16m aluminium series used by operators including the Sandy Hook Pilots New York, Svitzer and Newcastle Port of Australia. The design features the Camarc hull form offering full shoulders at deck level forward for boarding operations and the synonymous balanced all-round seakeeping for head and following seas and to facilitate breaking away from the ship side during pilotage.



By camarc, Jun 24 2019 04:39PM

Mainstay Marine Solutions have successfully delivered a Camarc 26m patrol boat to the Welsh Government Fisheries. This vessel is designed to patrol offshore in rough conditions, hunting out illegal fishing activity. The vessel features the new Camarc refined hull, a daughter craft RIB and lifting equipment for fishery operations. A gyro stabiliser has also been installed to enhance comfort during slow speed loitering operations.


By camarc, Jun 7 2019 01:59PM

Holyhead Marine continue to build both 13m and 16m GRP Camarc pilot boats for a series of UK operators. Latest deliveries include a 13m to Peel Ports Great Yarmouth, following on from the previous 13m delivered to Stena Line Holyhead. The most recent 16m model delivered was to Forth Ports, featuring a resilient wheelhouse for reduced noise levels and bonded windows for improved all-round visibility. A new contract was also recently awarded for a further 16m to be delivered to PD Tees Port. All of these vessels feature the Popsure fender system (only available on Camarc pilot boats) and Camarc’s double chine hull form with pilot specific deck shape and balanced all-round seakeeping.



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