“Euatel” patrol boat handover today
By: L.N. Reklai
April 25, 2017 (Koror, Palau) The handover ceremony of new patrol boat “Euatel” by the Nippon Foundation to the Republic of Palau will take place today at the Palau International Coral Reef Center.
This is third in the series of patrol boats of this size donated by The Nippon Foundation to Palau. Kabekl M’tal was donated in 2012 and Bul was donated in 2014. This third boat, Euatel has a newly installed rubber fender that will allow it to absorb impact between boats when pursuing illegal fishing vessels.