Seville Shipyard Delivers Ferry to ENTMV

Tuesday, November 16, 2004
Izar Sevilla delivered the ferry Tassili II to Algeria’s Entreprise Nationale de Transport Maritime de Voyageurs (ENTMV). Tassili II is the first of the two sister vessels for ENTMV, with the second, dubbed El Djazair, scheduled for delivery in May 2005.

The 475-ft. (145 m), 2,900-dwt is unique in many ways, and the ferry has meant a challenge for Izar Sevilla as this was the first ship built at this shipyard attending more to the passenger area than to the cargo carrying spaces. The design more than ever focused on commodity and security matters.

The vessel offers 11,300 sq. m. in which 1,300 passengers can be accommodated. In order to provide quality service for the passenger, the ship has several dinning-rooms, a self-service restaurant, a discotheque and several leisure areas. Accommodation standards are on par with the levels of higher European vessel and the finishing details have been specially looked after.

Tassili II includes the latest in maritime security electronics, including a new Automatic Identification System (AIS) and a Security and Alarm System (SSAS). This equipment is in accordance with the ISPS code (International Ship and Port Facility Security) in force since 1/07/04.

Stability and deadweight requirements have been overcome as a result of strict controls during every step of the project. Both Tassili II and El Djazair II will operate between Marseilles and Algiers replacing Hoggar, Tipasa and Zeralda vessels, all of which were built at the beginning of 70s. This fleet modernization contributes to improve ENTMV’s current services.

Tassili II Main Particulars

Length, o.a. 475.7 ft. (145 m)

Length, b.p. 426.5 ft. (130 m)

Breadth, molded main deck 78.7 ft. (24 m)

Depth to main deck 48 ft. (14.65 m)

DWT 2,900

Speed 22 knots

Accommodation 1,300

Crew 140

Trailer/car Capacity 300 cars or 42 trailers

Maritime Reporter June 2014 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Navy

Today in U.S. Naval History: July 25

Today in U.S. Naval History - July 25 1779 - Amphibious expedition against British in Penobscot Bay, Maine 1863 - U.S. Squadron bombards Fort Wagner, N.C.

Cause of S.Korea Ferry Businessman's Death Remains Unknown

Yoo's body too badly decomposed to determine cause of death; mystery surrounding final days of de-factor owner of doomed ferry deepens. Yoo's son arrested in latest capture of family members.

DoD Awards Ingalls 'USS Ronald Reagan' Contract Modification

U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) informs that Huntington Ingalls Inc., Newport News, Virginia, is being awarded a US$13,759,894 modification to previously awarded cost-plus-award-fee,

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Contracts Maritime Standards Offshore Oil Pipelines Pod Propulsion Port Authority Ship Simulators Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Sonar
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1673 sec (6 req/sec)