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Building on their obvious satisfaction with the success of their last acquisition from Q-West, Victoria’s Water Police have come back for another. Same designer, same yard.
January 26 2018 was International Customs Day, and was considered a suitable day for Q-West Boat Builders to officially handover to New Zealand Customs Service their newest vessel the 18.6 metre Teknicraft-designed Hawk V.
Q-West has delivered another prime Teknicraft-designed, Scania driven, Hamilton Jet-powered patrol vessel.
KORORĀ – BEST FERRY (LOCAL) – AUSMARINE 2017 AWARDS
Q-West’s approach to building these vessels was to build craft that operate for a large amount of hours and to minimise the downtime and refit work for the future.
TE HAA – A BREATH OF WIND
Wellington’s new pilot boat is the second Scottish-designed, Kiwi-built pilot vessel commissioned in New Zealand. 19.8m, twin Scania-powered, this Q-West boat impresses on a lot of levels.
RESILIENT PILOT BOAT
When the Port of Wellington took delivery from Q-West of their new pilot boat ‘Te Haa’, it replaced a vessel from the same builder 25 years earlier.
KORORĀ – BIGGER IS BETTER
A 34m aluminium catamaran is the first of a two vessel repeat order for a New Zealand passenger ferry operator.
NEXT GENERATION FAST FERRY – KORORĀ
Kororā is the first of the two next generation fast ferries Q-West are contracted by Fullers Group to build.
WAKATERE – A SWIFT CANOE OR FAST WAKA
This catamaran could certainly be the way of the future – especially for ports such as Auckland which have a long transit to the pilot boarding ground.
Q-West delivers foil assisted passenger vessel to SeaLink.
Q-West and Teknicraft Deliver Pilot Boat ‘Wakatere’
SEALINK EXPANDS PINE HARBOUR FLEET
New generation 99 passenger Clipper class fast ferry.
Q-West boat builders