Incat Crowther Designs Ferries for Russian Builder

Press Release
Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Incat Crowther is pleased to announce that contracts have been signed with Russian builder Pacifico Marine for two catamaran ferry projects. Incat Crowther and Pacifico Marine have formed a relationship that sees the design company assist Pacifico Marine to service the Russian market with proven designs. The relationship has already found success with the contracts for these two vessels, and both companies are hard at work to secure further orders.

The vessels are being constructed for operation during next year’s APEC summit to be held in Vladivostok, the administrative centre of the Primorsky region. It is envisaged that the locally constructed vessels, operated by Vladmorpass Co. Ltd, will not only provide comfortable and efficient transport for the APEC summit members, but will also showcase the region’s maritime industry.

The first of the two vessels will be a 27m Aluminium Catamaran ferry, which will carry 223 passengers.

This vessel has been delivered to Pacifico Marine as an aluminium kit, which not only includes aluminium structure, but also major components such as windows and doors.

The second vessel will be a 223-passenger 28m Composite Catamaran Ferry, for Incat Crowther provided a complete composite engineering service in addition to their full drafting and naval architectural design service. The design package for this vessel further demonstrates Incat Crowther’s the strength and versatility.

Each of the vessels will be powered by a pair of MTU 10V200 M72 main engines driving though propellers, and will have service speeds of 25 knots.

They will enter service under Russian Maritime Register Shipping flag.

Incat Crowther has a strong track record of supporting its clients to bring their proven technology to new markets. It is anticipated that Incat Crowther will make announce further Pacifico Marine projects in the coming months.

Source: http://www.incatcrowther.com

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