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

Maritime Today


The Maritime Industry's original and most viewed E-News Service

Maritime Reporter May 2016 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Contracts

Raytheon Anschütz Selected as INS Provider for Canada’s OFSV

Raytheon Anschütz Selected as INS Provider for Canada’s OFSV   Thales, a major system integrator in Canada, has chosen Raytheon Anschütz as the supplier of the

Seacat Services Secures Burbo Bank Charter Deal

DONG Energy has awarded  offshore energy support vessel operator Seacat Services with the supply contract for all crew transfer services at its 258MW Burbo Bank

Lower Large Dry Bulk Rates drag Baltic Index

The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index, tracking rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, fell on Thursday dragged down by lower demand for larger vessel segments.

Naval Architecture

Østensjø Rederi Orders Another Wind Farm Vessel

Rolls-Royce has signed a contract with shipyard Astilleros Gondan in Spain to design and equip a second Service Operation Vessel for ship owner Østensjø Rederi.

Royal Caribbean Orders 3 Ships from STX

Following the delivery of Harmony of the Seas on May 12 in Saint-Nazaire, the American group Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. signed an order for three additional vessels,

Damen Unveils Multi-role Utility Vessel

Work is due to start shortly on the first of a new class of Damen utility vessel UV2410.   This multi-role platform is the result of extensive consultation with

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Security Maritime Standards Naval Architecture Navigation Pod Propulsion Port Authority Salvage Ship Electronics Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | 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: 0.0775 sec (13 req/sec)