Marsol International,UAE-based global marine solutions provider focused on the offshore oil terminal market and related infrastructure, delivered Rhino 600 HDPE workboats for an oil and gas company in the UAE.
The Rhino 600 HDPE workboats are relatively light, cost effective and easily transportable general purpose high payload workboats fitted with single bow fender, mooring cleats and HDPE side rubbing strakes. The Rhino 600 is an entry-level model that has the robust properties of our HDPE hulls but is a cheaper alternative than the EHD model.
Standard Accessories: 3 leg webbing sling arrangement for easy launch and recovery from offshore platforms or mother craft; side seating & up stand gunnel; side roping for safety and handling; forward chain locker; mooring cleats, heavy duty forward bollard (EHD only) and rubber bow D-fenders.
Approximate Dimensions and Weights:
Length 5.9 m;
Beam 2.3 m;
Depth overall 1.3m (HD) & 1.6m (EHD);
Light draft 0.35m (HD) & 0.4m (EHD);
Bare hull Mass 853 kg (HD) and 1030 kg (EHD);
Recommended Payload (with 50mm freeboard to deck) 1950 kg (HD) & 1750 (EHD).
Fabricated from ductile, high strength polyethylene, Rhino Craft workboats have been designed with a primary focus on the offshore oil and gas and coastal patrol markets, based on years of hands-on offshore experience. Conditions in these markets are extremely rough and craft are exposed to severe operating environments and resultant impact loadings.