Topaz Energy and Marine Ltd. through its subsidiary Nico Craft has launched a 98.4 ft crew boat named Kanoo 40 for Kanoo Shipping.
‘ The crew boat was designed by Technicraft, New Zealand and all the engineering and construction work was undertaken by Nico Craft in Fujairah. Nico Craft forms a part of Topaz Engineering, the newly formed engineering division of Topaz Energy and Marine. Kanoo 40 is a medium speed catamaran vessel designed to service vessels within a distance of 50 nautical miles from port. The boat is constructed using welded seawater resistant aluminium alloy and the hull is a semi-planning type. The Kanoo 40 has a moulded beam of 32.8 ft and a draught of 3.9 ft.The crew boat has a deck cargo capacity of 376.7 sq ft and can carry a crew of 5 and upto 35 passengers at a speed of 27 knots. The vessel has been built under the Bureau Veritas Certification.