Double-end ferry SEEM 46-1250ST construction has started

27 March 2019

The last state of art double-end ferry SEEM-40-1140ST construction has recently started on two BMA group shipbuilding sites : Merré and Mecasoud shipyards.
This ship has been designed by Ship-St design office.

The steel hull construciton has started at the Mecasoud shipyard in Saint-Nazaire while the two ramps and the superstructure have started at Merré Shipyard.

Available in 2020, this is a double-end ferry built by Merré Shipyard on behalf of Conseil Départemental de Seine Maritime. She will link between Quillebeuf and Port Jerome.

With a capacity of 145 passengers and 27 light vehicles, the double-end ferry will have a total length of 66 m and a maximum draft of 1,35 m. She is powered by 4 Schottel jet pumps driven by 4 Cummins QSL9 engines.

Merré Shipyard relies on several decades of experience in the construction of double-end ferries, pontoons, work boats and river boats to carry out the construction of this vessel in Nort sur Erdre until its delivery in Seine.

La construction du bac amphidrome SEEM 46-1250ST a débuté
La construction du bac amphidrome SEEM 46-1250ST a débuté


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