ULJANIK Shipyard has launched Ro-Ro passenger vessel for shipping company Jadrolinija.
The vessel, bearing the Yard 503, is the first in a series of four identical vessels designed for two-way direct sailing and transportation of 600 passengers in summer months or 320 passengers in the winter period in the closed lounge. Also, the ferries will be able to transport 145 standard vehicles or 16 trailers of 40 tonnes each.
All vessels from the series will be 99.8 m long, 17.5 m wide and will have a draught 2.4 m, deadweight at maximum draught of 950 tonnes and a speed of 12.5 knots. Each vessel will be driven by four Volvo (Penta) main engines, each having a power of 442 kW at 1800 rpm.
Right after the launch, the shipyard laid keel for Yard 505, the next vessel in the series, which will be identical to the launched 503.
Press Release, February 10, 2014