Engineering for a 1,200 passenger vessel for Tanzania31/05/2019 (Tanzania)
SENER has contracted the basic design of a 1,200-passenger ferry for Tanzanian shipping line Kampuni ya Huduma za Meli (Marine Services Co., Ltd.) to the Korean company GAS Entec.
CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SHIP
The vessel is to be of steel construction, she is double screw propeller which powered by two inboard main engines and it will have two conventional full spade type rudders. The vessel shall be constructed with an aft cargo hold, in order to allow the passage of vehicles and the storage of cargo, and therefore it will have one aft ramp door for vehicles, and another smaller ramp door in starboard side for palletized cargo. Vehicles and cargo will be arranged at aft of main deck. Above the main deck there will be four decks for passengers and crew. Below main deck one engine room at aft and auxiliary machinery space, one bow thruster room at forward will be arranged. Hosts the crew quarters, accommodation spaces, and emergency generator and Navigation Bridge that integrated the superstructure will be located above the continuous deck.
With this new engineering contract, SENER has the experience from having built over 1,200 ships and offshore artifacts worldwide under its own designs. With more than 60 years working in the Marine sector, nowadays SENER provides professional services to shipyards, technical offices, shipping lines, ship owners and official organizations all over the world. SENER undertakes engineering in all of its stages – conceptual, contractual, classification, detailed and production – as well as work in consultancy, procurement, inspection, supervision, coordination, testing and special studies. Besides, SENER has developed its own CAD/CAM/CAE software, FORAN, an integrated system for the design, engineering and production of ships and offshore artifacts, which is currently licensed to over 150 shipyards and technical offices in 40 countries.