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02 December 2013

CS Marine of Shanghai has contracted KNUD E. HANSEN for the development of the design of a 120 m RoPax, which will operate out of Hainan Island in the South China Sea.

KNUD E. HANSEN has developed Concept and Tender Designs with CS Marine on behalf of the Bo Hai Shipyard in China. The first vessel construction was awarded to the shipyard by the Local Government of Hainan Province.

Vessel Description

The vessel is a conventional propulsion RoRo Passenger vessel designed to transport vehicles and containers on a single cargo deck in compliance with Chinese Classification Society Rules and Chinese Flag regulations.

The vessel will have a high passenger capacity allowing transportation of 444 passengers in high standard accommodation and a crew complement of 91.

The cargo capacity comprises of approximately 350 lane meters for cars and trucks, about 1200 t of containers or a combination of the above on the car deck, while a large extra capacity for FW and HFO has been created to allow the vessel to supply some of the minor islands.

The cargo will be rolling in and out of the vessel via a quarter ramp situated on the starboard side.

The vessel will have multiple operating modes such as regular ferry service between ports or as a long term cruise vessel for cruises of up to 30 days duration.

Particular attention has been paid to the comfort of the vessel, which is capable of reaching a maximum speed of 19 knots in normal sea condition.

Related References

120 m RoPax for the South Chinese Sea
  • Vessel type: Ferries and RoPAX
  • Vessel name: San Sha 1 Hao
  • Project number: 12123
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Datasheet for the M/V San Sha 1 Hao, 120 m RoPax vessel

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