THE BP 61 “Prignitz” was built for the Federal Ministry of the Interior in the shipyard in Genthin. The commissioning and christening of the inspection and patrol boat took place in Rostock on 28.09.2006.

The “Prignitz” is the first boat in a series of 5 boats for the Federal Police (BP 62 “Ueckermark”; BP 63 “Altmark”; BP 64 “Börde”; BP 65 “Rhön”). The operational area is within the navigable waters and parts of the coastal waters along the Baltic Sea coast of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern all year round.

Technical details:

  • Length OA: 20.95m
  • Length LWL: 18.1m
  • Moulded beam: 5.2m
  • Depth at sides: 3.2m/2.6m
  • Draught LWL: 1.2m
  • Speed: 23 kns
  • Fixed point: 4.8m
  • Drive: 2 x 588kW