Closed Valentijn 2000 class
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,
SecondÂ 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: 12.00 m.
Length of hull : 10.96 m.
Maximum Beam (over the tubes): 4.10 m.
Beam (hull): 3.52 m.
Draft: 0.70 m.
Fuel capacity: 1400 L.
Performance: Max. 38 knots
Action radius (full power): 7 hours
Material: Aluminium H321 alustar
Engines: 2x Volvo-Penta D6-435 Solas, 320KW(435HP)
Reduction : 2x Twin Disk MG 5050SC (red. 1.71:1)
Waterjets: 2x Hamilton HJ322
Generator: 6.5 KVA Brand to choice owner
Airco: 5kw, 17.000 BTU
Launch Method: Carriage/afloat
Overview/proposal of the electronics and electronic equipment Valentijn 2000 class:
2 x VHF DSC, Icom 505
Direction Finder, Rhotheta RT-500‑M
Simrad 3G broadband scanner, 12″ TFT monitor, Simrad NSS12 EVO2
Electric chart system, 12″ TFT monitor, Simrad NSS12 EVO2
Depth sounder, Airmar
AIS, True Heading
Electronic compass, Simrad
EPIRB, Jotron 45s
Waterproofed portofoon, Simrad
Wireless intercom system, Dave Clark including 4 headsets & helmets
Classification: Captain, navigator, crew, 14 seats, 2 stretchers.
Total seating capacity: 18 persons + 2 stretchers.
Vessel built according to the ABS rules and regulations (ABS class A1 HSC, AMS).
CE certification by ECB, European Certification Bureau,Stability report
Design category: A, all weather, Vessel is self-righting.
Vessel fitted with fixed fire extinguishers in the machinery room (Firepro), 3 portable fire extinguishers, a pre-wetting system, portable fire&salvage pump and hoses.