World's Most Advanced Fireboat Headed to Houston via Great Lakes and Mississippi

06/18/2013
A two-week voyage through four Great Lakes and the Mississippi River will bring to the Port of Houston Authority the first of three high-performance fireboats to replace the current fleet.  The new fireboats will equip the Port Authority's firefighting team with the most sophisticated fleet in the world. "As the nation's busiest port in terms of foreign tonnage and home to one of the world's largest petrochemical complexes, our firefighting team is second to none in protecting this national asset and the many who work here," said Port Authority Executive Director Len Waterworth. "These new fireboats will strengthen these firefighters' ability to save lives and propert...

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