MOB boat

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Launching a MOB boat from the ferry Boknafjord in Horten, Norway, May 2007

A MOB boat is a small, fast rescue boat which large vessels, especially passenger ferries and cruise ships, use for Man overboard situations. A MOB boat often has a RIB or similar hull to achieve great speed with stability. Both outboard engines and inboard pump-jet propulsion is used on MOB boats. A MOB boat is required to be able to be launched and retrieved quickly, and is usually lowered with one wire.

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