Incat Crowther wins crewboat contractVessel & ROV News // November 8, 2010
Incat Crowther has secured a contract to design a 20m monohull crewboat to be built by VeeCraft Marine in South Africa.
The vessel is characterized by its large foredeck, which has 27sqm of cargo space. The bow features a passenger boarding area for safe and efficient transfers to offshore factilites. A dedicated passageway is located to the port side, directly accessing the main passenger cabin. This cabin has comfortable seating for 25 passengers, and a bathroom. There is a rescue zone situated over the large aft platform. Below decks, the vessel has 4 crew berths, a galley and mess and a bathroom.
The vessel will be powered by a pair of MAN 284 LE 413 main engines, each producing 1000hp @ 2100 rpm. The vessel will have a loaded service speed of 25 knots and a maximum speed in excess of 30 knots.
In addition to this vessel, Incat Crowther has two 28m wave piercing catamarans and three 17.5m catamarans under construction. This vessel brings to 10 the number of offshore energy service vessels under construction to Incat Crowther’s designs.
In total, Incat Crowther currently has over 30 vessels under construction across a wide range of uses.