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Tech File: Battery-buffered Diesel-electric Hybrid Drive Proves Value on German FiFi Boats

Mar 11, 2022

Hamburg Fire Fighting Vessels Dresden and Prag sport diesel-electric hybrid propulsion and battery systems from EST-Floattech.After the first 100 days of operation, operator Flotte Hamburg is reports it is satisfied with the two new firefighting ships Dresden and Prague: 'Due to the full approval for the use of the EST battery system 'Green Orca 1050' on inland waterway vessels, which was already available at the start of the project…

Port of Long Beach Opens New Fireboat Stations

Mar 04, 2024

Officials dedicated two new Port of Long Beach fireboat stations that are enhancing the Long Beach Fire Department’s waterside and landside emergency response capabilities, better safeguarding visiting ships, cargo and waterfront workers.The…

Port of Redwood City Invests in New Fire and Police Boat Dock

Aug 24, 2021

The Port of Redwood City said it will invest approximately $2.5 million of Port Security Grant Program funding to develop a new fire and police boat dock, which will serve as the home base for emergency vessels.The development of a new boat dock further supports the Redwood City…

Hamburg Port Orders 2 Fireboats

Jan 09, 2020

The Hamburg Port Authority (HPA) has ordered two more fire-fighting vessels following the delivery of modern fireboat, the 'Branddirektor Westphal'.As with the previous order, both vessels will be fitted with Schottel thrusters – in this case…

SCHOTTEL to Equip Fireboat Pair

Jan 08, 2020

The Hamburg Port Authority (HPA) has chosen SCHOTTEL for two more fire-fighting vessels. Each of the fireboats features two rudderpropellers type SRP 150 L FP (380 kW each) with a propeller diameter of 1.10 m and a transverse thruster type STT 60 FP (100 kW)…

Metal Shark To Build Fireboat for Canaveral

Nov 07, 2019

Shipbuilder Metal Shark is significantly expanding its presence in the fireboat market with a diverse range of fireboats currently in production for multiple customers. Most notably, the company has announced a custom “70 Defiant” fireboat to be built for Canaveral Fire Rescue in Cape Canaveral…

Technology: New FiFi Simulator from Kongsberg Digital

Jan 23, 2019

Kongsberg Digital unveiled an innovative new simulator solution for training officers and crew in advanced firefighting. K-Sim Safety offers high fidelity simulation covering all aspects of fire safety. K-Sim Safety contributes to reducing the…

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