• 2015 March 27 11:29

    Tuco Marine holds sea trials for the new 2015 ProZero 10.5m WBW Archipelago workboat

    The all-new 2015 model of Tuco Marines ProZero series, the ProZero 10.5m WBW Archipelago workboat is sea trialled in Faaborg these days. The vessel is a fast and light multipurpose workboat that features a hydraulic bow gate and a deck crane for handling cargo over the vessels side. Constructed from the flexible and unique ProZero construction the vessel is built with a flexible hung cabin to ensure the best possible comfort in the wheelhouse, the company said in its press release.

    The Vessel is to enter service in Bergen, Norway, for the local Archipelago services and has been sold through the Norwegian company, Provide Maritime, Florø, Norway.

    The delivered vessel is as many of the ProZero vessels in Tuco Marines ProZero range, equipped with a flexible hung cabin, which is mounted on rubber shocks, to secure optimal sound dampening, and crew comfort inside the cabin. Two suspended seats, a passenger sofa, and a toilet ensures the very best traveling experience for the crew and passengers. On the aft deck of the vessel, a large heated locker is mounted, serving as a dry locker for the crew’s clothes and tools.

    The light workboat is equipped with a Volvo Penta D9 inboard diesel engine and it is capable of doing more than 25 knots when transporting crew and passengers to or from the archipelago islands, which will be the boat’s main area of use.

    On the foredeck the boat features a crane in starboard side, and in port side a line/trap hauler, and a side door for easy access to shore and water. The boat is further equipped with radio, radar, AIS and a VHF installation for optimal communication.

    The design of the ProZero cabin ensures a huge amount of daylight, this also improves the personal comfort, and a sliding door secures that access to, and from the cabin, can be done with minimum obstacles for the people working on deck or walking past the cabin entrance.
    The foredeck also features the engine room access, and a deck mounted tool box for the crew.

    The ProZero series of boats has received great market feedback since the revealing of the design mid-2014 and other ProZero designs now find their way into the Offshore Daughter Crafts market, where a special 11m Wind Turbine Transfer Daughter Craft is enjoying great market attention.  




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