Topaz Marine shipyard delivers catamaran ferry

JUNE 11, 2013 — Topaz Marine Engineering's Nico Craft shipyard in Abu Dhabi recently delivered a catamaran fast ferry boat.

The vessel, designed and built under a contract signed in the summer of last year, has  a length overall of 18 m, a beam of 7.5 m and able to carry up to 40 pax. with a maximum speed of 25 knots powered by two CAT C18 each of 750 HP.

The Sharjah Government commented: "Topaz Marine Engineering has done an excellent job in completing the construction of our ferry and delivering it within the timeframe requested. We look forward to working with them again in the future. We are proud of having this kind of high technology shipyard in the region to support the development of the UAE at an international level"

Jacques Moreau, Shipyard Director, said: "International recognition, experience, quality of work and commitment for on-time delivery at Topaz are some of the strengths that helped us win this contract and have a high quality product delivered on time as per client expectations."

Nico Craft has been part of the Topaz Group since 2005.