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Mexeflote


Mexeflote

The Mexeflote is a modular system comprising bow, centre and stern pontoons, which can be combined to form a powered raft, jetty, causeway or breakwater. Designed for maritime use, Mexeflotes are operated as ship-to-shore ferries by the Royal Logistics Corps (RLC) at Marchwood Military Port, in the Falkland Islands and elsewhere.

Complement 6 (2 NCOs).
Length Bow 7.92m, centre 6.1m, stern 6.1m.
Beam 2.44m.
Depth 1.45m.
Weight Bow 59.09kg, centre 46.54kg, stern 44.18kg.
Engines 2 x75hp Hydromaster 6-cylinder diesel.
Payload 20.12 x 7.32m 60,000kg: 38.41 x 7.32m 120 tonnes; 38.41 x 12.2m 180 tonnes
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