New Ferry for Shenzhen Peng Xing

Posted by Michelle Howard
Monday, May 12, 2014
Photo courtesy of Coco Yachts

CoCo Yachts Coastal Cruiser 200 – Peng Xing 15 Delivered

Designed for reduced fuel consumption at high speed and full load condition, the contract speed of 31.5 knots with only 2 x 1080 kW installed power was a challenge. The expected fuel reduction compared to similar vessels should be at least 15%. Due to weight control from both designer and builder, the vessel was built 5% lighter than estimated and with the outstanding performing of engines and jets, the average speed at full load condition was recorded at 32.8 knots, resulting in a reported fuel saving of 20%.

The aluminum hull and superstructure are designed and built in accordance with CCS rules and regulations, and optimized where possible with Siemens FEMAP FEM system to reduce the weight as reasonable possible. All foundations, railings, doors, interior and paint system have been checked and improved where possible.

Machinery and systems have been modeled in Ship Constructor to ensure the shortest possible routing through the vessel.

The interior is spacious and light, with big windows to ensure good outside views; and 163 economy seats are placed on main deck aft, while 28 business class seats are placed on main deck fore.

On the upper deck two VIP cabins for five persons each and two crew for four cabins crew each are placed. All crew and passenger areas are outfitted with sea water cooled split –units air-conditioning – heating system.

The wheelhouse provides space for four crewmembers, and has a 360 degrees free view outside. From the seated position the bow can be easily seen. CCTV system provides inside views and outside views, which are monitored in the wheelhouse.

Shenzhen Peng Xing Ferry Company is operating fast ferries between Shenzhen, Hong Kong and Macao. Peng Xing 15 is the first vessel from an order of two. Peng Xing has ordered three additional ferries, which shall have a slightly different passenger layout. After two weeks of training with the crew, Peng Xing 15 started operations May 1, 2014.
 

Maritime Reporter November 2013 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Shipbuilding

Equinox Class Scrubber Systems Receive Certification

Algoma Central Corporation (“Algoma”), the largest Canadian shipowner and operator of domestic Great Lakes vessels announces that it has received all requisite

Arctic Oil: Bourbon to Enter Arctic Market in 2016

Bourbon plans to enter the growing Arctic Offshore market in 2016 with a new Anchor Handling Tug Supply (AHTS) vessel built by the Vard shipyard. This AHTS (Anchor

Mitsubishi Exits Cruise Business; Books $357m Loss

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) announced its decision to book an extraordinary loss from its cruise ship business in the company's consolidated financial

Fuels & Lubes

Equinox Class Scrubber Systems Receive Certification

Algoma Central Corporation (“Algoma”), the largest Canadian shipowner and operator of domestic Great Lakes vessels announces that it has received all requisite

Wärtsilä, Diesel United Renew Pact

Wärtsilä and Diesel United Ltd in Japan have signed a ten-year renewal of their co-operation agreement for the sale, manufacturing and servicing of Wärtsilä low-speed marine engines.

MARAD Tests Alternative Power for Ships

The Maritime Administration (MARAD) is testing state-of-the-art, environmentally efficient technology onboard the Training Ship (TS) Kennedy.   The National Defense

Naval Architecture

AVEVA E3D Takes Center Stage

Customer case studies combine with advances in asset visualization and cloud technologies to showcase a new era in the creation and management of complex Digital Assets.

Naviera Integral Orders Damen Fast Crew Suppliers

Naviera Integral of Mexico is the launching customer of Damen’s new Sea Axe Fast Crew Supply vessel, the FCS 4008. President of Naviera Integral, Juan Pablo Vega,

Wärtsilä Propulsion and Design for Two OSVs

Two new 150-ton-bollard-pull anchor handling offshore support vessels (AHOSVs) being built at the Colombo Dockyard in Sri Lanka have been designed by Wärtsilä and

Vessels

Wärtsilä, Diesel United Renew Pact

Wärtsilä and Diesel United Ltd in Japan have signed a ten-year renewal of their co-operation agreement for the sale, manufacturing and servicing of Wärtsilä low-speed marine engines.

MARAD Tests Alternative Power for Ships

The Maritime Administration (MARAD) is testing state-of-the-art, environmentally efficient technology onboard the Training Ship (TS) Kennedy.   The National Defense

St. Lawrence Seaway Workers Extend Strike Deadline

The union that represents workers on the St. Lawrence Seaway, the waterway that links the Great Lakes and the Atlantic Ocean, has extended a strike deadline to Monday at 5 p.

Ferries

U.S. Drillers Cut Rigs to Lowest since August

Energy companies have reduced the number of rigs drilling for oil in the United States to the lowest since August, shifting more rigs in favor of natural gas as crude prices dive,

Easing US Oil Export Ban Unlikey to Raise Gasoline Prices

A government study on Thursday essentially supported the notion that easing the decades-old restriction on exporting U.S. crude was more likely to lower than raise

Aquarius MAS with Marine Solar Power Installed on Delos

Eco Marine Power together with strategic partners has installed an Aquarius Management & Automation System (MAS) integrated with a marine solar panel array on-board the Blue Star 'Delos'.

 
 
Maritime Contracts Maritime Standards Naval Architecture Navigation Offshore Oil Port Authority Ship Electronics 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: 0.3722 sec (3 req/sec)