Catamaran Patrol Boat for Australia’s Great Barrier Reef

gCaptain reports

Incat Crowther and Marine Engineering Consultants (MEC) have started work on the construction of a 24m long-range catamaran patrol vessel that will work to protect the Great Barrier Reef, Incat Crowther said Wednesday.

Among its features are solar panels and storage batteries to relieve the generators of some of the housekeeping load and possibly for loiter propulsion.

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