QUICKSILVER CONNECTIONS INTRODUCES 45M WAVEPIERCER

NQEA Australia has recently delivered an International Catamaran Designs 45m wavepiercer to Quicksilver Connections. The vessel exceeded contractual requirements during trials at 100% mcr by achieving a full load speed of 35.6 knots and lightship speed of 42.4 knots. It is also designed to continue operating at 32.4 knots on three of its four Detroit Diesel 16V-149TI DDEC diesel engines. A general arrangement drawing is included in the article.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Fast Ferry Intl, v 34 n 6, July-Aug 1995, p 43 [2 p, 3 fig]
  • Publication Date: 1995

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  • English

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00717586
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: British Maritime Technology
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 4 1996 12:00AM