SMC is pleased to announce the Delivery Ceremony in Jiangsu Jingling Shipyard, China of Hull No. JLZ8180222 / DNV GL ID. No. 39999, the first of the series of 2 x 866 Green RoPax Vessel ordered by TT Line Green Ropax GmbH & Co. KG.
Vessel’s principal particulars: LOA = 229.40 m, B = 31.6 m, D = 40.0m, T d/s = 6.3.50/6.70m. Capable of carrying 866 passengers and crew, approximately 4,864 lane meters with four car decks, three passenger decks and an observation deck. Propelled by 4 x Medium speed gas fuelled Engines, 2 x MAN 8L 55/60DF & 2 x MAN 6L 51/60DF x 2 CPP propellors, developing 29,400 kW with propeller running at 126.7 rpm at MCR. The vessel will operate at the speed of 20.6 knots and capable of 23.5knots. Vessel has three bow thrusters each developing approx. 2,800 kW @ 100% and two rudders. All vessels in the series are built to DNV classification and will be operating to Germany/Swedish flag requirements.
Classification notes: (DNV GL)
“+ 1A Passenger Ship, Ro/Ro Ship, BIS Clean Com F (C-1, V-2) EO, Gas Fuelled, Ice (1B) LCS (DC) NAUT (AW) TMON (Oil Lubricated)
Vessel plan approval and supervision was started with SMC at the start of specification review through the construction schedule until delivery.
Following are milestone points
1) Steel cutting – 18th December 2019
2) Keel Laying – 3rd July 2020
2) Launching – 10th November 2020
3) Sea Trial for Initial test 4th December 2021
Sea Trial & Gas Trial 3rd January 2022
4) Delivery to Owners – 7th March 2022
The vessels are the largest gas propelled ROPAX vessels in their class in the world.