Tuesday, October 21, 2014
The vessel, which is the only means of getting to and from the Atolls, will be the first purpose built SOLAS passenger ship serving Tokelau, carrying up to 60 passengers in addition to 50 tons of cargo and supplies.
With a design speed of 11.5 knots, the 270 nm voyage between Tokelau and Apia, Samoa, will take just under 24 hours.
The vessel will be delivered in 2015 and it is being build in Bangledesh by Western Shipyard.
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