USA: Construction Begins on 48′ Pilot Boat for Tecnimar
Construction has begun on a 48′ pilot boat for Tecnimar S.A. of Cartagena, Colombia and Nick Boksa, president of Boksa Marine Design will be onsite to survey the production.
The boat is being built in Louisiana by Lobell’s Custom Boats.
Working with Tecnimar S.A., Boksa Marine Design will provide a suite of design and engineering services. The pilot boat, designed to carry 18 Passengers with 2 crew, will be 48’ long (14.6 M) x 13.124’ wide (4.0 M). Power will be provided by twin Hamilton jets with Cummins Diesel engines.
Currently, the major hull structure is in place and the shell plating is being installed.
Shipbuilding Tribune Staff, August 15, 2012; Image: boksamarinedesign