New order, Basic Design for Astilleros MCIES

Monday, October 13, 2008

2008-10-13  New order, basic design for Astilleros MCIES

The order is for the Basic Design of a double-ended ferry for Ven-Trafiken and includes further detailing of the hull structure, machinery, stability and HVAC.
The work is to be executed during the next months. The vessel is to be built at MCIES Shipyard in Vigo, Spain. This is the second order that KNUD E. HANSEN A/S is executing for MCIES Shipyard. The vessel, which is illustrated by side view and section above, has the following principal particulars.

  • Length over all                              49.95 m            

  • Length between perpendiculars    47.00 m

  • Breadth moulded                          12.00 m

  • Design draught                              2.85 m

  • Speed                                            app. 11.5 knots                        

  • Class                                             ICE Class 1C FS LMC UMS


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