On Thursday 13th August, 2020 the Hellenic Coastguard took delivery of the first Viking Norsafe Munin S1200 ambulance boat named LS 1064 specially designed to be fitted with medical equipment to support the Hellenic National Centre for Emergency Care (EKAB) and the Hellenic Coastguard.
The Hellenic Coast Guard is the national coast guard of Greece. Like many other coast guards, it is a paramilitary organization that can support the Hellenic Navy in wartime, but resides under separate civilian control in times of peace.The main missions of the Hellenic Coast Guard are law enforcement at sea, search and rescue, marine safety, preventing sea pollution, fisheries patrolling, preventing illegal immigration and drug interdiction.
The Munin S1200 boat was delivered by the Viking’s branch in Greece. The VIKING Norsafe Munin S1200 has a twin waterjet from Alamarin with joystick control and dynamic positioning. It employs a twin installation, Mercury diesel engines developing 740 hp offering a top speed of 45 knots.
Hellenic Coast Guard OPV L 70 entering Grand Harbour, Malta back to 5th July, 2007.
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Published – Tuesday 18th August, 2020