Wednesday, 20 August 2008
HMCC "Seeker" cost more than 4m to build and has advanced tracking, navigation and surveillance equipment.
The cutter is the first vessel to be built for Customs and Excise by Damen Shipyards, Holland, in the 42-metre class.
HMCC Seeker is a development of the earlier Damen Stan Patrol 4100 produced for the Netherlands, Antilles and Aruba Coastguard under contract from the Royal Netherlands Navy.
The cutters operate in British and international waters.