RFL, the country’s leading business conglomerate, has introduced boat and speed boat made of fiberglass (Fiber-Reinforced Plastic-FRP) with attractive designs in the market. RN Paul, Managing Director of RFL Group, formally inaugurated the journey of the 'Support’ branded boat on Sunday at Danga Industrial Park in Narsingdi.
RN Paul said, Bangladesh is a riverine country. There is a huge demand of boat as it is used as main mode of transportation in waterways. Most of the boats are made of wood, but the wooden boat doesn’t last long. For the reason, the wooden boat need to change frequently. Moreover, the quality of wood has been affected if it remains on the water for long. For the reason, we have introduced boat made of fiberglass to get rid from this problems and keep pace with modern world.”
He also said that the 'Support’ branded boat is environment friendly, easily repairable as well as long lasting. It moves faster than wooden boat and needs not painting again and again. It is easily transportable as it is made of fiberglass.
AR Shamsur Rahman, Deputy General Manager (Operation) of Support Boat, said the boat is being manufactured at its own factory in Danga Industrial Park using high quality raw materials and modern machineries. Now, five models of boat are available in the market which prices are between Tk 11,900 and 7,40,000. The seating capacity of the boats are between 4 and 30. The price of the speed boat is Tk 8,18,000 and it’s seating capacity is 10.
The boat and speed boat can be used for passengers and goods transportation, lake at amusement park, to provide food to fish as well as catch fish. In the future, yacht and large boat with engine will be inducted in the product line, he added.
The 'Support’ branded boat and speed boat is now available across the country through authorized dealers, Best Buy and Easy Build. Moreover, customer can order the products through othoba.com. Customers will get one year service warranty.
Md. Ikhtiar Hossain, Head of Sales of Support Boat and Uddam Hossain Mridha, Brand Manager, among others, were present at the program.
– Press release