SAFE builds two more patrol boats for Tunisian navy


The following is the text of a news release from SAFE Boats International:

(BREMERTON, Wash.) — SAFE Boats International recently completed an order for two SAFE 65-foot full cabin inboard boats for the Tunisian navy. The first boat has recently arrived in Tunisia and the second boat is in the process of being delivered. These new vessels will provide the Tunisian navy with enhanced capability to conduct search and rescue operations (SAR) and extended offshore patrols. These extremely versatile boats feature dual 1,600-hp diesel engines, shock mitigating seating, climate control, navigation package, and are capable of speeds in excess of 40 knots.

“We are extremely honored to be a continuing part of the Tunisian navy and providing products that allow their personnel to accomplish the challenging missions they face,” said Dennis Morris, CEO of SAFE Boats International.

These vessels will join a fleet of 20 SAFE boats already in service with the Tunisian navy: three SAFE 44-foot full cabin inboards, five 27-foot full cabins, five 25-foot full cabins, and seven 25-foot center console boats.

About SAFE Boats International

SAFE Boats International is an industry-leading aluminum boat manufacturer and a global leader in providing the most reliable and effective boat platform systems and solutions to defense, security, and first responder customers to accomplish their missions.

By Professional Mariner Staff