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SBS Protector is a phenomenal platform currently configured for Covid-19 transport with 2 meter spacing and capable for being reconfigured for Dive, Survey, Guard and live a board vessel duties on projects. Fully coded and classed high-performance rescue, survey, crew and cargo transfer vessel. The vessel was constructed to work in the North Sea oil platforms and is capable of over 30 knots and safe operation in up to 7m wave height. Hamilton Jets MECS electronic controls, with each wing station fitted with a 3-axis joystick to improve close-quarters manoeuvring during both rescue situations and when operating alongside offshore assets and projects support vessels.

SBS Protector has a deep V hull with a hard chine and longitudinal spray rails. The vessel has a raked stem and transom stern, she is fitted with an industrial rubber collar with are removable area for recovery from the sea.

Onboard facilities include large areas to facilitate up to 12 personnel on air-sprung seats, with previous use for triage areas and hospital. Large aft space enables Heli evacuation from the stern.

When choosing from Safety Boat Services you will benefit from our 24/7 breakdown service, all of our vessels come with the 24/7 engineering back-up service, we carry spares and engines.

Please contact us to find out more about SBS Protector or for more information any of our vessels or services.

Length18.80 metres
Beam6.0 metres
Draft1.3 metres
GRT35 tonnes
Main Engines2 x CATS1000HP
Gear BoxesZF BW550
WaterjetsTwin Hamilton HM521
Fuel Capacity4000 Litres
Range400+ NM
Speed30 Knots
MCA CodingCategory 1 or 2- 150 miles
Fuel economy cruising speed150 litres per hour
Fuel economy 5 knots20 litres per hour
Cruising speed25 knots

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