Closed Valentijn 2000 class, delivery 2019
The Rigid Inflatable Boat (RIB) concept is appreciated more and more all over the world and their purpose and tasks have been significantly extended. HABBEKE SHIPYARD has further developed the VALENTIJN class RIB into a multipurpose vessel for evacuation, ambulance vessel, inspection vessel and crew or pilot tender.
The largest development is the closed wheel house and longer vesselÂ that makes the vessel more comfortable and provides more shelter. The vessel has 16 seats and 4 stretchers. It’s a category A vessel and self-righting that makes it an all weather boat.
The first vessel of this type is used offshore Mauretania, Africa, as rescue and evacuation vessel by Woodside/Petronas,
Second as rescue vessel by the CITRO at Curacao (link http://citro.org/ )
These vessels are built according to the standards and rules of the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS X A1 HSC.AMS).
Length overall: 12.00m
Length of hull: 10.96m
Maximum Beam (over the tubes): 4.10m
Beam (hull): 3.52m
Fuel capacity (1300L + 850L): 2150L
Performance: Max.Â 45 knots
Action radius (full power): 11 hours
Material: Aluminium H111
Engines: 2x NEW Volvo-Penta D6-440 DPI
Launch Method: Carriage/afloat