Wight Shipyard, UK Orders For A High-speed Catamaran Ferry Pipe Fittings/welding Overlay/flanges/pipe Spooling

- Feb 24, 2018-

Wight Shipyard UK has received an order to build a new high-speed catamaran for the operation of Twin City on the Danube between Vienna and Bratislava. The new vessel is expected to ship in 2019 Summer delivery.

Incat Crowther was selected as the design company for the ship. The new boat is designed for shallow draft with a maximum speed of 38 knots and a reliable service speed of 32 knots.glenflange

The ship's power will be provided by four Scania DI16 mainframes, with a single power of 809 kilowatts, driving the Rolls-Royce S40-3 waterjet.

Peter Morton, chief executive of Wight Shipyard, said: "This shipbuilding order is our first export order."

The new boat main parameters are as follows:

Total length: 39.7 meters

Vertical length: 38.1 meters

Width: 11.1 meters

Hull draft: 0.8 meters

Deep type: 1.95 meters

Construction Materials: Marine grade aluminum

Fuel oil capacity: 8800 liters

Fresh water capacity: 600 liters

Sewage capacity: 1500 liters

Passenger capacity: 249 people

Crew: 4 people

Service speed: 32 knots

Maximum speed: 38 knots

Host: 4 Scania DI16 076M mainframes

Power: 4 x 809kW at 2,300rpm

Propulsion: 2 Rolls-Royce water jet thrusters

Generators: Two John Deere 4045 85 horsepower generators

Flag: Austria

Classification: DNV-GL classification society