PDL Marine secures 14m Landing craft build
PDL Marine are delighted to announce securing a contract to build a 14m Aluminium Landing craft for a client in Ireland.
Working in conjunction with Tony Kortens of Landing Craft UK, PDL Marine were approached to design and build a suitable vessel which would fulfil the client’s needs for a lightweight landing craft that could meets a multitude of tasks. The vessel will be built to the MSO P3 requirements.
The Landing craft will be fitted with twin OXE 300hp diesel outboards, an ability to carry 8 tons on the deck, 8 passengers and have a double folding ramp to reach the shoreline due to shallow approaches.
David Rutter the business manager for PDL Marine said ‘‘it has been great working with Tony and another fantastic opportunity for PDL Marine to be selected to build this vessel. Whilst we have had a busy year completing various other builds, we look forward to getting this underway and to the client so they can start their work as soon as possible.’’
Tony Kortens from Landing craft UK added ‘’Having worked with David and the team at PDL on a few smaller projects we find that when we need something outside of our portfolio we can always rely on them to come up with a good working solution that fits everybody’s needs and in quick time so no long waiting around for a response, its quick and efficient as well as economically priced.’’