|CB1 is berthed at East Sea Rescue Berth whereas CB2 is berthed at West Sea Rescue Berth to provide rescue service to the Hong Kong International Airport.|
These very expensive (approximately US$5.8 million) vessels are a new addition to the airport's search and rescue capabilities. It boasts a maximum speed of over 29 knots and rescue capacity for 600 persons. The Command Boat is also equipped with advanced features such as a helicopter winching platform, infra-red night vision system, Jason's cradles (water rescue ladders), underwater camera, and side-scan sonar. Its powerful 4,000 liters-per-minute fire-fighting system can spray up to 60 meters.