Med Marine Achieves Milestone with Successful Construction of Cutting-Edge MED-P16 Class Pilot Boat
Med Marine, a renowned shipbuilding company, proudly announces the successful completion of its latest vessel, the MED-P16 Class Pilot Boat. This state-of-the-art pilot boat, designed to meet the specific requirements of pilot boarding operations, marks a significant achievement in maritime technology.
Crafted under the expert guidance of Camarc, the MED-P16 series pilot boats feature a robust steel hull complemented by an aluminum structure. The innovative double-chine hull design ensures exceptional seakeeping capabilities, making it an ideal choice for a variety of maritime environments.
Measuring 16.50 meters in length and 4.8 meters in beam, the MED-P16 Class Pilot Boat boasts a commendable speed of up to 22 knots. The vessel's well-appointed complement area accommodates a crew of 2 and can house up to 6 pilots. Access to the lower accommodation is facilitated through a hatch located to port in the aft end of the wheelhouse. This lower space encompasses a mess area, WC, galley, storage spaces, and a 2-man cabin, providing a comfortable and functional environment for the crew and pilots.
Med Marine continues to demonstrate its commitment to advancing maritime technology and setting industry standards with the successful construction of the MED-P16 Class Pilot Boat. This vessel's cutting-edge design, coupled with its impressive features, underscores Med Marine's dedication to delivering top-tier solutions for pilotage operations.
Some of the design particulars are:
Length : 16,9 m
Beam O.A. : 5,06 m
Draft(approx.) : 1,7 m
About Med Marine:
Med Marine is a leading Turkish shipbuilder and leading tugboat operator. The firm employs Eregli Shipyard, one of the largest shipyards in Turkey based on some 180.000 sqm with more than 30.000 sqm indoor areas to build state-of-the-art tugboats, workboats, offshore vessels and coated/Stainless Steel (STST) IMO II type chemical/oil tankers, either for its own operations or clients around the world. Med Marine has a very wide selection of state-of-the-art tug boat design portfolio and the shipyard is constantly being improved with advanced production standards by keeping up with latest health, safety and environmental regulations. Med Marine has successfully completed the construction and delivery of almost 200 projects, including tugboats, chemical/oil tankers, mooring and pilot boats. Eregli Shipyard, owned by Med Marine Group, has received certifications for “Shipyard Security Compliance” and “Shipyard Production Compliance” certificates to build naval ships for Turkish Military and NATO.