The Multi-Purpose Fast Rescue Boat named KIYEM 5, built at Yalova, Özata Shipyard, was launched into the sea in a ceremony.

The Multi-Purpose Fast Rescue Boats named KIYEM 5 and KIYEM 6, constructed by Yalova Özata Shipyard upon the request of the General Directorate of Coastal Safety, were launched into the sea in a ceremony.

Özata Shipyard which delivered 2 search and rescue boats to the General Directorate of Coastal Safety in 2012 and received orders for 2 more, launched KIYEM 5 and KIYEM 6 in a ceremony. The boat launched at Özata Shipyard has a length overall of 23.30 meters and a beam of 6.60 meters. Constructed from aluminium, the KIYEM 5 boat has a full displacement of 70 tons, a draft of 2.20 meters, and can reach a speed of 27 knots.

Designed to withstand wave forces up to 6g and featuring a self-righting capability (able to right itself if overturned in water), KIYEM 5 and KIYEM 6 can provide immediate response to special situations with their 6-person crew. The launching ceremony of the KIYEM 5 boat at Özata Shipyard was attended by Yaşar Duran, the General Director of Coastal Safety, Altınova Municipality Mayor Dr. Metin Oral, and officials from the General Directorate of Coastal Safety.

 

Specifications of KIYEM 5:

Length Overall: 23.30 m

Beam: 6.60 m

Type: Search and Rescue Boat

Speed: 27 Knots

Owner: General Directorate of Coastal Safety

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