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.
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
Ongoing fleet support.
Faced with seeking specific solutions to its aging fleet of pilot boats and designing new vessels to meet future safety concerns and working parameters, the APA called upon LVE’s extensive expertise. Since that time, the APA has consistently been provided with a positive attitude to get the job done, coupled with an extremely high level of nautical expertise and professionalism.
~ Captain Anthony McGuinness, Atlantic Pilotage Authority
Lengkeek Vessel Engineering Inc. is a Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering firm based in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. We have the proven capability of completing design challenges from small boat design to major conversions for offshore and passenger vessels.