February 01, 2006

RIBCRAFT To Build High Speed LNG Security Vessel

Marblehead, MA, February 1, 2006 - RIBCRAFT, the United States manufacturer of rigid inflatable boats (RIBs) for law enforcement, safety professionals, and military agencies, today announced the award of a contract to build a specialized LNG security craft.

Requiring the ability to carry multiple response personnel quickly, the vessel will feature twin 110 horsepower Volvo Penta diesel engines w/ Hamilton Jets and pod seating for six passengers and two crew. The designated power plant will deliver speeds of thirty knots and will provide optimal maneuverability, enabling the craft to easily maintain position or quickly maneuver regardless of headway speed.

The craft will serve multiple functions with the primary to transport and deploy security personnel. Ultimately destined for overseas use, this is the first in a series of craft RIBCRAFT will construct for such security applications.

About RIBCRAFT RIBCRAFT has established its position as a designer and builder of technologically advanced RIBS that fulfill the most demanding professional, military, and rescue roles. With twenty years experience and thousands of hulls in active use around the world, RIBCRAFT has gained an enviable reputation as a leading builder of semi-custom RIBs. With sizes starting at 15’, RIBCRAFT boats are built to go anywhere, do virtually anything, and always perform. www.ribcraftusa.com

Contact Matthew Velluto mvelluto@ribcraftusa.com

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