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RMDC 2990 Double Ended Ferry 145 AEQ

MAIN PARTICULARS

Length overall abt. 107.20 m
Length b.p. abt. 103.45 m
Breadth moulded 23.50 m
Depth to main deck (Garage Deck) 6.60 m
Design draught abt. 4.65 m
Speed, max. service 15.5 kts
Passengers incl. crew 600
Internal seats 454
Personal cars 150 AEQ
Alternative capacity 4 trailers + 10 commercial vehicles +100 cars (AEQ)
Deadweight 615 t
LNG tank abt. 130 m3
DO storage tank abt. 90 m3
Potable FW tanks abt. 30 m3
Non-potable FW tanks abt. 30 m3
   

CLASS

LR +100 A1 Passenger and Vehicle Ferry, "Strait of Georgia Service" +LMC, GF, CCS, IWS, ECO (A, GW, Nox-2, P, R, DIST, Sox), IHM/Green Passport, PCAC (33)

The Vessel to comply with Transport Canada (TC MS) requirements for Near Coastal Voyages, Class 2 (NC2).

PROPULSION

Dual Fuel LNG and MDO diesel electric propulsion:

  •    Main Engines - 3 x 1480 kW / 3 x 1425 kWe, 600V, 60 Hz
  •    Propulsion el. motors - 3 x abt. 1800 kW
  •    Twin propeller variable speed azimuth thrusters - 2 x abt. 1750 kW
  •    Emergency gen. set - 1 x 325kW, 600 V, 60 Hz

DECK EQUIPMENT

Hydraulically operated bow visors 8.5 wide - 2
Hydraulically operated internal ramps - 4
Hydraulically operated fore/aft stoppers - 2
MES designed for 600 persons + 20%

TYPE AND APPLICATION

Three vessels  was contracted by Remontowa Shipbuilding S.A. with BC Ferries, Canada with delivery in 2016 - 2017.
The two first vessels are to sail between Comox and Powell River – British Southern Gulf Islands route while the third will sail during season on Southern Gulf Island route or will replace other vessels operated by BC ferries during their repair.