Construction begins on XSV 17, the new larger 17m / 56ft, 60kts version of Barracuda.
Having successfully completed development of the 11/13m versions of Barracuda, we have begun the manufacture and development of the new 60kts high speed XSV 17m wave piercer design, a larger (17m / 56ft) version of Barracuda. Below, a 1:20th scale model of the design, this is useful as it allows visualisation of how it will look in real life. Pretty good I believe! Below, the plug for the hull mould under construction, the plan currently is to have the demonstrator, which wil
SAFEHAVEN SIGN CONTRACTS WITH P&O MARITIME FOR A NEW PILOT BOAT FOR LYMASSOL, CYPRUS
Safehaven Marine have been awarded the contract to supply a new Interceptor 48 Pilot vessel to P&O Maritime for operations at the Port of Limassol in Cyprus. This is a repeat order from P&O Maritime and follows on from the original interceptor 48 Pilot vessel supplied to them for operations at Maputo, Mozambique 3 years ago, which has performed reliably having over 8,500 hrs of successful pilotage operations now. It’s very gratifying to receive a second order from such a pres
SAFEHAVEN LAUNCH WILDCAT 53 SURVEY / VIP CREW TRANSFER CATAMARAN FOR KING ABDULLAH PORT IN SAUDI ARA
Safehaven Marine have launched another of their Wildcat 53 catamarans, this time destined for King Abdullah Port in Saudi Arabia. This is the 6th Wildcat 53 built by Safehaven with the design proving very successful. The hull features high buoyancy bows and a high bridge deck providing excellent seakeeping and rough weather capabilities as well as economy and load carrying capabilities. Powered by a pair Volvo D16 engines rated at 750hp and Twin Disc 5145SC gearboxes , the v