Eastern Shipbuilding Announces Receipt of Contract Notice

staten island ferry

By MarEx 2017-04-04 10:40:46

Eastern Shipbuilding Group (ESG) is pleased to announce receipt of its Notice to Proceed (NPT) dated March 1, 2017 from The City of New York Department of Transportation (NYCDOT) for the detail design and construction of three (3) new Staten Island-Ollis Class Ferries for the Staten Island Ferry Division.

Eastern is extremely honored to be the winning shipyard that will construct and deliver three (3) new Staten Island Ollis Class Ferries to NYCDOT and the Staten Island Ferry Division. The three (3) Ollis Class double-ended 4500 passenger ferries, are from a design provided by Elliot Bay Design Group, with each ferry featuring four (4) Electro-Motive Diesel (EMD) 12-710 Tier 4 compliant propulsion engines with two (2) engines powering one (1) Reintjes DUP 3000 P combining reduction gears and one (1) 36 RV6 ECS/285-2 Voith Schneider Propellers at each end of the vessel.

The three (3) Ollis Class Ferries features the following characteristics:

ESG Hulls: H219, H220, H221

Length Overall: 320'-0"

Length on Design Load Waterline: 308'-3 1/2"

Beam, Molded: 70'-0"

Beam over Guards: 70'-3"

Depth at Main Deck at Side: 21'-6

Draft to DLWL: 13'-0"

Displacement (molded) Subdivision: 3,380 LT

Displacement (molded) at DLWL: 3,160 LT

Light Ship Weight, Estimated: 2,550 LT

Gross Tonnage, Estimated: 4,570 Tons

Installed Horsepower: 9,980 HP

Fuel Oil Capacity (95%, approximate): 30,000 gal

Minimum Seating Capacity: 2,551

Maximum Passenger Capacity: 4,500

Crew: 16

Regulatory: ABS  A1, Ferry Service,  River Service, AMS Notation. USCG Subchapter H Passenger Vessel.

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