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Marine Salvage & Recovery Edition

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Marine Director of Government Products, CJ Lozano, total MN in July, Everyone is very excited about our new Search and Rescue, and Fire Boat platform as this vessel provides an enormous amount of capabilitiesfrom firefighting, to offshore patrol and offshore escort duties.? In other words, the ideal workhorse and per- fect candidate for this months MarineNews Boat of the Month. The 18-Meter SAR vessel ? based on time-tested, proven design of the 56 ft. Septar Surface Target hull long in service for the U.S. Navy ? inte- grates a number of complex systemsto meet the requirements of the con- tract. These Include a fire fighting system powered by a Cummins 8.9 405 HP diesel engine driving a singleHale pump with one remote con- trolled fire monitor station at the bow and two manual stations on the stern,capable of shooting water 250ft @100 psi and 145ft. @ 100 psi, respec- tively. A water curtain system is included which envelopes the boat with a water spray for fighting ship-board fires. A 27 kw generator oper- ates two A/C systems as well as other electrical components on the boatincluding a full kitchenette, berthing for seven and a full head, shower and MSD system. The propulsion system for this vessel is comprised of impres- sive twin Cummins QSC 8.3 600 HP diesel engines coupled to Hamilton 322 water jets, and a bow thruster. On the WEB MN13CJ Lozano, Willard Marine Director ofGovernment Products

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