Haifa Marine Services and Med Marine signed a contract for the construction of the new state-of-the-art vessel, MED-P16 class 16,5m 21 knots Pilot Boat. It is Camarc Design of UK-based naval architects and is one of Europe’s leading small craft design firms specializing in the design of seaworthy high-speed working.
Contract signing ceremony was held in Haifa, Israel at the facilities of Haifa Marine Services.
Isaac Blumenthal IPC CEO & Haifa Marine Services Chairman, Capt. Zadok Radecker CEO Haifa Marine Services, Adv. Sarit Bachar IPC Head of the Tenders Department and Muhammet Gokhan Business Development Manager, Can Cicioglu, Business Development Chief of Med Marine attended the ceremony.
The vessel will be built in Med Marine’s Eregli Shipyard in Turkey’s Zonguldak region.
Camarc Designs are described as following;
Camarc Pilot boats are well-proven in service and offer specific features unique to those required by this type of craft and pilot boarding operations. Camarc design pilot boats are used by Port Authorities and Pilotage organizations worldwide.
With these features, MED-P16 offers the opportunity to expand operational capabilities for the Haifa Marine Services when joins its fleet.
MED-P16 Technical Details
Length, Hull : 16,50 m
Breadth, hull : 4,70 m
Free Running Speed : 21 knots
Draft : 1,40 m
Med Marine’s Business Development Manager, Mr. Muhammet Gokhan comments on the contract:
We are very pleased to sign this prestigious contract. MED-P16 class pilot boat have been extensively tailored to meet Haifa Marine Services’ operational requirements. I believe this project strengthens Med Marine position in Israel and we are looking forward to further developing our existing relationship with Haifa Marine Services.
Haifa Marine Services’ CEO Zadok Radecker, comments on the contract: MED-P16 class pilot boat project will be the one that will spark the start of further business relations between Med Marine and Haifa Marine Services and I can say that this project had an extremely positive impact on our business relations.
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.
About Haifa Marine Services:
Haifa Marine Shipping LTD is a ship management and ship agency company, registered and headquartered in Israel.
Haifa Marine Shipping LTD provides a complete and comprehensive range of commercial and technical ship management services for third party owners.
Haifa Marine Shipping LTD, manages dry cargo ships, livestock ships with a dedicated hands on approach.
Their commercial management service covers all aspects including Chartering & Operations, Accounting, Research & Consulting, and Demurrage & Claims and their management has extensive ship-owning, ship-broking, and finance industry experience having spent decades in leading companies in Mediterranean, Black Sea and the Continent.