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NEW BUILD - 15.6m Passenger Ferry

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DESCRIPTION:NEW BUILD - 15.6m Passenger Ferry
DATE LAUNCHED:Built to Order, 1 vessel in stock
BEAM:5.85m (19ft 2in)
DRAFT:0.90m (2ft 11in)
LOCATION:ex boatyard, South Africa
BROKER:Geoff Fraser
PRICE:USD 545,000
PRICE NOTES:There is one in stock now at a small discount
LENGTH:15.6m (51ft 2in)

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General Description
The vessel is a medium speed ferry of modern catamaran design. Its hull shape is optimized for slow and medium speed operation, and to produce a low wake and have a shallow draft, well suited for coastal and inshore ferry operations. The vessel has proven excellent seakeeping qualities including passenger comfort and good stability. The hull form is proven with 18 vessels in service.
The ferry has a seating capacity for up to 40 - 60 passengers. The vessel and its superstructure are constructed from advanced glass reinforced sandwich composites. Propulsion shall be by two (2/4) outboard engines, which are easy to maintain and clear of fouling from operation in dirty waters.
The key features of the vessel design are:
  • Shallow draught, low wake wash, optimized hull form for medium speed ferry operations
  • A comfortable enclosed saloon for up to 60 passengers
  • Advanced composite construction for ease of manufacture and solid structural integrity
Length Overall: 15.6m
Beam: 5.85m
Depth Moulded: 1.42m
Draft (design): 0.90m
Displacement (full load). Approx.: 21 tonnes
Hull: Composite GRP
Deck and Superstructure: Composite GRP
Main Engine Option: 4 x 250hp Outboard engines (with power steering Sea Star or similar) 
Main Engine Option: 2 x 250hp Outboard engines
Main Engine Option: Diesel inboard options (replacing above)
Maximum Speed: (1000hp OBM) 28 knots in calm water, light ship 
Economical Cruising speed: 24 knots 80% MCR
Maximum Speed: (500hp OBM) 22 knots in calm water, light ship 
Economical Cruising speed: 17-18 knots 80% MCR
Option: Power unit variations are available on request to achieve higher speeds 26 – 30 knots cruising speed
Monitoring and Control: OEM tachometer, engine alarms, running hours 
Bilge pumps: 12V submersible bilge pumps in each watertight compartment
Fuel Oil (Petrol): 2 x 250 litres in reinforced non-integral aluminium tanks 
Option: 2 x 500 Litre tanks
Fresh water: 60 L
Black Water: 60 L
Passengers: >60 
Crew: 2-3
Gross tonnage: ~47 GT
Year Build: 2019
Safety Authority: Flag state of clients’ choice
Class: No Classification. Hull structure designed according ISO structural regulations
VHF Radio: 1 x VHF Marine Transceiver at helm station  
Signal horn: 1 x mounted on mast
GPS; 1 x Garmin
Chart Plotter: 1 x Garmin
Echo Sounder; 1 x Garmin
Compass: 1 x Magnetic compass
Engine start: 2 x AGM type batteries
House / service battery: 1 x AGM type in wheelhouse
Switchboard: 1 x 12V switchboard in wheelhouse
Lighting: 12V interior lighting
Power supply: 12V DC wall socket in wheelhouse
Alarms: Bilge level alarms for each watertight compartment
Deck Equipment
Anchor: 1 x Anchor
Anchor rope: Rope/chain, Rope 22mm 60m, Chain 12mm 10m
Bollards Double Bit type: 4 nos 
Fenders: Removable rubber fenders
Bilge pumps: 12V submersible bilge pumps in each watertight compartment
Filtration: Duel Fuel/Water Separator, 30 micron
Sanitary system: 1 x marine toilet with electric sea water flush 80 litre black water tank
Ventilation: Forced ventilation of saloon by forward facing louvres on superstructure front 
Option: Air Conditioning
    Louver ventilation of fuel tank compartment
Passengers seating: 60 x commuter style plastic seats 
Storeroom: luggage storage room forward of wheelhouse 
Coatings: Antifouling below the waterline
         Gelcoat on Ship sides
         Non slip coating on deck surfaces
Safety & Fire Fighting
Life Rafts: 1 x 64-man capacity (or as applicable)
Life Buoys: 4 x Life buoys with Signal lights and 30m rope - SOLAS approved 
First Aid Kit: 1 no
Boat Hook: 1 no
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IMPORTANT: The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct their agents, or their surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

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