Zero first for waterway authority
Constructed in HDPE, the zero emission, 100% recyclable RBC 900 2ES survey/patrol boat has an ultra-low 1.90m air draft in order to pass under all the bridges that cross the Amsterdam canal network.
Propelled by New Electric Marine: twin Siemens 12kW (250 VDC) water cooled electric motors with Mercruiser Alpha sterndrives for excellent manoeuvrability, the vessel uses 90 kWh LiFePO4 batteries to give a range of 10 hours @ 6 kts cruise speed. and can be speed charged.
Vessel length is 9.35m with a beam of 2.90m. The cabin has 3 workplaces, a separate toilet, pantry and heating. The moonpool in the bow can be used to setup survey equipment. There is also a second open helm station aft.