Pioneer outbound from the North Sea Canal, Ijmuiden, Netherlands on 8th December 2009.
Built: Engelaer Shipyard B.V., Beneden-Leeuwen The Netherlands
Built : 1999
* Length o.a. : 21,17 m.
* Length b.p. : 17,41 m.
* Width : 6,34 m.
* Draught : 1,09 m.
Speed : 28 knots
Gross tonnage : 54 GRT
Net Tonnage: 16 NRT
Engines: 2 Caterpillar 12-cylinder 4-stroke diesel engines, type 3412E Ditta, total output 2 x 720 kWh at 2100 r.p.m.
Propulsion : 2 water jets make Hamilton, type HM 571 with a reduction gear 1.85:1, make ZF, type BU 250
Crew: All Cutters are operated by a crew of three, consisting of a captain, mate and sailor/engineer