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