Suzuki Marine will be the power of choice for the Marine Rescue NSW rescue vessel fleet under a new two-year agreement officially signed by the two organisations today.
Commissioner Stacey Tannos and Haines Group Chief Executive Officer John Haines signed the Power of Choice agreement, making Suzuki the preferred supplier of outboard motors for the rescue fleet, at the MRNSW Headquarters at Cronulla today.
Commissioner Tannos said the agreement would see Suzuki engines fitted on new and refitted MRNSW rescue vessels, including new boats to be delivered in the rescue service’s accelerated fleet replacement program.
“We are delighted to enter this partnership with one of Australia’s most respected suppliers of marine engines, a company known for its engine performance, quality and innovation,” the Commissioner said.
“Suzuki Marine will be supplying us with the highest-quality outboards at a competitive price, backed up by top-class service and support.
“Under this partnership, Suzuki also has provided its recently launched Government and Rescue three-year unlimited hour warranty on the outboards, which is well above industry standard.
“The company strongly supports the work of Marine Rescue volunteers to save lives on the water and is demonstrating this with a strong package of products and support services.
“Suzuki Marine is the outboard of choice for our frontline rescue vessels. We’re putting our confidence in the company’s reputation for quality and reliability,” he said.
John Haines said: "It is a great honour that Marine Rescue NSW has shown the belief in our Suzuki product.
“We’re pleased MRNSW has chosen the Haines Group, an Australian-owned family business, for the supply of its outboards, along with the NSW family-owned businesses in the State’s Suzuki dealer network for the service of its fleet of outboard-powered vessels.
“We are constantly in awe of all of the government and volunteer rescue organisations that we supply for their selfless and tireless work saving lives."