ABCO Launches Three New Boats

ABCO Industries Limited, Marine Group — located on the waterfront of Lunenburg, Nova Scotia — manufactures welded aluminum boats to 60 ft.

The company has served the marine industry for 57 years, and during the past 15 it has developed a comprehensive line of aluminum boats. Three recent delivers include: Pointe Caveau Delivered in April, Pointe Caveau is a 48 x 16 ft. welded aluminum patrol boat for Canadian Coast Guard, propelled by twin Volvo D6 diesels through Ultrajet 376 waterjets to speeds of 33 knots ABCO 8m RIB Delivered in May, this 26 x 10.5 ft.

welded aluminum RIB for Ocean Exploration Whale Cruises is propelled by twin 130 hp outboards.

Garret Cotter Delivered July 27, 2004, this is a 32 x 10.5 ft. welded aluminum harbor patrol vessel for Halifax Port Authority. It is powered by a pair of 5.91 Cummins driving Ultradynamics 305 waterjets, and includes a Raytheon integrated electronics package; a walkaround deck to allow easy access to the bow, and exceptional performance and maneuverability, with speeds in excess of 39 knots.

It is currently in service in Halifax Harbor.

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Maritime Reporter Magazine, page 20,  Sep 2004 Erik Andreassen

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