naval architecture & marine engineering

Pilot Boats

Lengkeek has been involved in many aspects of the following pilot boats, including design troubleshooting, new design, project manager & construction supervision for both Atlantic Pilotage Authority and Laurentian Pilotage Authority.

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Laurentian Ice Class

22m heavy displacement pilot boats.

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Laurentian Class

20m heavy displacement, ice capable aluminum pilot boats.

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Avalon Class

20m heavy displacement, ice capable aluminum pilot boats.

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Halifax Class

17m light displacement aluminum pilot boats.

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All Lengkeek Pilot Boats Feature:

  • Watertight subdivision for single compartment flooding criteria.
  • Integrated structural fuel tanks
  • Heated decks all around, with hot water circulated in 3 zones of aluminum tubing; heated handrails in 2 zones; and heat tracing in the continuous safety harness monorail system.
  • Heated wheelhouse windows with clearview screens and wipers
  • Removable maintenance hatch allowing direct removal of engines, generators and gearboxes.
  • Hydraulic slip couplings on propeller shafts for ice capable boats
  • Fabricated stainless steel v-struts and foil rudders
  • 5 blade ni-al-br propellers
  • Central HVAC system; wheelhouse demist system; and continuous forced ventilation of all accessed spaces.
  • 360 degree visibility from helm position including full vertical visibility
  • FM200 engine room fire protection with true A-0 structural fire protection, including steel doors, hatches and ventilation dampers, perimeter A-60 insulation, and fuel tank insulation.
  • Notifier fire detection and alarm system
  • State of the art navigation systems with dual radars, gyro compass, dual 15” multi input displays, AIS, autopilot, twin VHF, twin dual bulb remotely controlled searchlights.
  • Man overboard recovery platform with aft helm and throttle position allowing one man operation of boat and recovery system. Backup MOB davits.
  • Turnkey full service project management from concept design phase to warranty phase.
  • Detailed design & production packages approved by Lloyd’s Register with full delegation of Transport Canada requirements.
  • Technical & Contractual specification packages including proven and fair contract terms.
  • Independent design verifications.
  • Management of EOI, RFP, Contract negotiations and contract award processes.
  • Management of construction process including cost, schedule and change control.
  • Construction supervision, owner’s representation and quality verification.
  • Commissioning and acceptance
  • Warranty arrangement
  • Ongoing fleet support.