AIRBOATS / WORKBOATS
TURBINE POWERED AIRBOATS AND WORKBOATS
MTT has manufactured turbine-powered airboats and workboats for many years. Our large Airboats and Workboats are designed to house heavy equipment such as cranes, drills, heavy fire fighting equipment, workover machinery, telephone poles and cradles for pipeline material. Small Airboats can be used for lighter duty work such as for emergency response, rescue, and lighter fire fighting.
Airboats and workboats both share the same type of propulsion system by virtue of one or more turbines driving a propeller. All boats are infinitely customizeable to accommodate the duty mission.
THE SUPER TURBINE AIRBOAT
MTT’s 15x27′ Super Turbine Airboat is 3,000 HP with an 8 ton payload. It has 10,000 lbs. thrust to operate on land and water. It is designed to adapt to any configuration such as for utility work, pipeline, wireline, coiled tubing, EMS, P&A, well remediation and frac pumps. This airboat is the solution for sensitive marshlands. The airboat is scalable to 8,000 HP and 25,000 lbs. thrust.
MTT 16 x 45′ Twin Turbine Super Airboat. Twin 1,500 HP T-53 Honeywell turbine engines on diesel fuel with 10 foot diameter / 5 blade carbon fiber props. Multi-fuel capable which includes lower volatility fuels such as No. 2 diesel and kerosene. Dry weight: 17,660 lbs. Wet weight with fuel: 22,000 lbs. Single point lifting harness. In water the deck load capacity is 80,000 lbs. The boat is capable of transporting 12,000 lbs. of payload over dry ground or green marsh with no environmental impact. In marsh it is variable but not limited to 12,000 lbs. Welded aluminum hull. Completely decked over and bulk-headed. Below deck fuel tanks at 620 gallons. Under deck equipment storage with transport space. The vessel significantly lowers the environmental impact, decreases permitting times, provides faster transport capabilities and speeds project completion timeframe. The boat displaces about 10 inches at the stern with fuel. In the video we were able to run dry land and green marsh with 12,000 lbs. of payload on the deck.
By Ted McIntyre II – CEO and Owner – Marine Turbine Technologies, LLC – Franklin, Louisiana With the recent success of our land bank mitigation projects, the local Louisiana utility (Entergy) called MTT about a new project in the Jean Lafitte Wildlife Refuge. The...read more
2016 was busy for MTT’s twin engine Super Turbine Airboat. Among other things we were contracted to excavate levees surrounding a land bank for a large mitigation project in Louisiana. This project had started two years ago with dredging in Lake Borgne east of New...read more
Marine Turbine Technologies in Franklin, Louisiana has developed a state-of-the-art Super Turbine Airboat which does not harm the fragile ecosystem of our state like traditional marshland transport equipment. The MTT Turbine Airboat skims across water and land...read more
Check out the Video on our latest 420RR (Race Ready) and 3 Wheeled Trike Turbine Superbikes.read more
Check out the MTT Y2K Superbike Video.read more
Check out MTT’s video on the Super Airboat.read more
Ted McIntyre and his crew featured on speedonthewater.com for participating in this year's historic Cuba Powerboat Rally. From speedonthewater.com... "Expecting nothing less, members of the Florida Powerboat Club were treated to the adventure of a lifetime as the...read more
Distributed turbine power generation is the alternative to grid power. With distributed turbine power generation the electrical power package is brought to a customer site versus reliance on grid power. MTT is a manufacturer of 1MW and 2.5MW turbine power generation...read more
MTT is the premier provider of turbine powered FiFi fire fighting packages used by offshore vessels in the Gulf of Mexico and throughout the world. The MTT turbine powered FiFi fire fighting packages have a water flow volume range between 5,285 Gallons per Minute...read more
MTT is the innovative leader of turbine powered airboat technology. These turbine powered airboats are specifically designed to operate in sensitive coastal wetlands that suffer destruction from marsh buggies and are otherwise inaccessible to conventional watercraft....read more