ABC Marine has completed sea trials for recently launched 19m Catfish CrewCat ‘Channel Chieftain VI’, the first in class. This unique design allows for a semi elevated helm yet still retaining full forward visibility for the lower cabin.
Powered by twin Doosan 20L diesels producing 1000BHP, driving conventional props cruising speeds of 23-24kts are easily achieved. Accommodation for 14 technicians providing a multipurpose platform predominately for offshore crew transfer, with a permissible deck cargo of 22t.
Capable of carrying standard 20ft shipping container on the foredeck and a 10ft container aft Channel Chieftain VI is one of the most versatile 19m Catamarans available anywhere in the UK.
ABC Marine, October 9, 2012