Incat Crowther to Design 63m Monohull Passenger Ferry

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Incat Crowther has been commissioned by an undisclosed Central American operator to design a unique monohull vessel to expand their operation.

Incat Crowther to Design 63 million Monohull Passenger Ferry

The main deck features a large cabin, hosting 286 first-class seats, 20 lounge seats, and four handicap accommodation seating areas. The cabin also features a kid’s play area with surrounding seating.

The aft deck features a cargo room with cargo loading gates, able to fit a portable conveyor belt for efficient loading and unloading. Theaft deck also features two restrooms, for men and women, as well a third for handicap accommodations.

The main deck allows four passenger loading stations. The mid deck features cabin hosting 144 first-class seats and 32 lounge seats. Forward of the cabin is the raised wheelhouse, with wing control stations on port and starboard sides. Aft of the cabin, is a spacious deck that offers 112 exterior seats. A mini-bar is located in the center of the arrangement with a stage for entertainment behind the cabin. The upper deck provides a large observation area including 36 exterior seats.

The vessel is powered by five MTU 16V400M63L, equipped with ZF-7650 gearboxes, propelled by five Hamilton HM-811 jets. Two 150ekW generator sets will provide the vessel with electricity and a 200hp bow thruster will allow for maneuverability and stationing. A service speed of 37 knots and capacity for 650 passengers will provide efficient transportation.