70 m LNG Aluminium Catamaran launches with marine airbags

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  1. coolmike
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    coolmike Engineering and Design

    Boat launching with marine airbags is commomplace, but for catamaran , rare to see to be launched with roller bags.

    Two 70m aluminium catamaran vehicle passenger ferries were launhed with Evergreen airbags on 19th and 22nd January 2019 respectively.

    Details of the 70m catamaran passenger ferry

    Length : 70 m

    Beam : 17 m

    Passengers : 592

    Vehicles : 66 cars

    Speed : 14 knots

    Class : LR *100 A1, SSC PASSENGER, CATAMARAN, G2, UMS, LFPF (GF,NG)

    Souce from: http://eversafemarine.net/project-detail/strategic-marine-vietnam-shipyard-launches-two-70-m-lng-aluminium-catamarans/
     
  2. rwatson
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    rwatson Senior Member

    Well, they don't have to worry too much about distorting the plates during launching, the work has already been done
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