Volvo Penta and Danish boatbuilder, Tuco Marine Group, have partnered up to create a high-speed firefighting vessel for the Greater Copenhagen Fire Department.

A tough, full-cabin, multi-response vessel, it will respond to emergency calls in the Harbour of Copenhagen and surrounding areas, navigating the city’s canals to deliver a fast and effective fire response.

The 15m vessel is capable of 29 knots, propelled by two Volvo Penta IPS450 units. With the compact IPS units there is more space in the cabin for a reclined patient, 10 seated passengers, a defibrillator and equipment, as well as first-aid supplies.

For firefighting, HBR 1 Copenhagen is also equipped with a pump, water cannon, two-tonne crane and diving platform. Below deck, in the storage room, there is 180m of fire hose, along with an additional portable pump for on-land use.