Bangladesh shipbuilder launches ferry for Danish owner

Written by Nick Blenkey

bangladesh ferryFile this under “how things change.”

Once upon a time Bangladesh imported ferries from Denmark. Now Chittagong shipbuilder Western Marine Shipyard Ltd. has launched a 50 m RO/RO ferry for Denmark’s Hundested-Rørvig Færgefart A/S.

Expected to be delivered in June, the ferry has been built to BV class.

Main particulars are:
Length: 49.80 meters.
Beam: 11.20 meters.
Draft: 2.25 meters.
Machinery: Two main engines, each 500 hp.
Speed: approx. 11 knots.
Capacity: 28 cars and 147 passengers.

May 8, 2012

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