China’s Xiamen Passenger and Tourist Transportation Group has signed a contract for a 43 meter x 10.8 meter Coastal Cruiser 350 aluminum high speed ferry. Designed by Gorinchem, Netherlands, based CoCo Yachts,
MARCH 29, 2016 — CoCo Yachts B.V., Gorinchem, Netherlands, reports that China’s Afai Southern Shipyard (Panyu Guangzhou) Ltd. has delivered the first of two Coastal Cruiser 28 design catamarans to Zhuhai High
Peng Xing was the first customer for CoCo Yachts’ Coastal Cruiser 199 design. This time round it has ordered another Coastal Cruiser 199 and one Coastal Cruiser 300, both with an option for one further vessel .
Peng Xing decided to continue with the Coastal Cruiser series is based on its experiences with a fleet of five of these ferries.
“The 27.5% lower fuel consumption, compared with their other vessels, and very low noise levels in the wheelhouse, crew
accommodations and passengers salons, in combination with good sea keeping performance, appeared to be very convincing,” says CoCo Yachts.
The Coastal Cruiser 199 will be delivered to Peng Xing Shipping Company in January 2017, with the Coastal Cruiser 300 following in April 2017. Both will be deployed to run services in the Pearl River delta between Shenzhen – Zhuhai – Hong Kong – Macau P.R. China.
|COASTAL CRUISER 199||COASTAL CRUISER 300|
|Length over all||40.0 m||42.3 m|
|Beam over all||9.3 m||10.3 m|
|Depth at mid ship||3.4 m||3.4 m|
|Draft to baseline||1.2 m||1.3 m|
|Economy passengers capacity||159 @ 880 mm seat pitch||232 @ 880 mm seat pitch|
|Business passengers capacity||30 @ 1000 mm seat pitch||58 @ 1000 mm seat pitch|
|Main engines||2 x MTU 12V2000M7||22 x MTU 16V2000M72|
|Installed power||2 x 1080 kW||2x 1440 kW|
|Waterjets||Rolls Royce S63-4||Rolls Royce S71-4|
|Speed @ full load @ 95% MCR||31.0 knots||28.5 knots|