Saqr Port has taken delivery of a new pilot vessel. Eagle is constructed from Glass Reinforced Plastic (GRP) and is 15m long, with a beam of 5.1m and working draught of 1.2m. The Eagle, which is powered by two 600HP Yanmar engines and has a top speed of 22 knots, was built in Sharjah by Riviera.
Harbour Master Captain Mike Magee said: “The port has invested in a pilot vessel to enhance marine safety and help reduce environmental emissions. We worked closely with the builders to develop a design to suit best suit the port’s needs. Riviera have produced a quality build finished to a very high standard.”