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Belfast Harbour Takes Delivery Of Second Pilot Boat in Two-Vessel Deal

6th July 2017
Two new Stormforce 1650s like one above are now in service in Belfast Harbour Two new Stormforce 1650s like one above are now in service in Belfast Harbour Photo: Redbay Boats

#PilotBoats - Belfast Harbour has completed its £2 million deal with Redbay Boats for two new pilot boats to service the city’s busy waterfront, as The Irish News reports.

Already on service is the Captain Michael Evans named after the Belfast’s former deputy harbour master who was killed in the Manx2 Flight 7100 crash in Cork in 2011.

It’s now been joined by the Ben Madigan — also a Stormforce 1650, a new design by Redbay Boats based in Cushendall, Co Antrim, and celebrating 40 years in business this year.

The Irish News has more on the story HERE.

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