Ever Given Owners Make New Offer To Suez Canal Authority
By Yusri Mohamed (Reuters) The owners of a giant container ship that blocked the Suez Canal in March have made a new offer in a compensation dispute with the canal...
Australia-based Incat Crowther says it has been hired by an undisclosed client based in Central America to design a monohull ferry capable of reaching speeds of up to 40 miles per hour.
The company says the 62-meter ferry will have the capacity for 650 passengers and be powered by five MTU 16V400M63L engines, with ZF-7650 gearboxes and propelled by five Hamilton HM-811 jets for a service speed of 37 knots and a max speed of 40 knots. Two 150ekW generator sets will provide the vessel with electricity and a 200hp bow thruster for maneuverability and stationing.
The main deck will feature a large cabin with 286 first-class seats, 20 lounge seats, and four handicap accommodation seating areas, as well as a kid’s play area with surrounding seating.
The aft deck will feature a cargo room with cargo loading gates, able to fit a portable conveyor belt for loading and unloading, while the mid deck features cabin hosting 144 first-class seats and 32 lounge seats. Forward of the cabin is a raised wheelhouse, with wing control stations on port and starboard sides. Aft of the cabin, is a spacious deck that offers 112 exterior seats, while the upper deck provides a large observation area including 36 exterior seats.
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