CM Australia

Project Description

Australia’s Magnetic Island is a beautiful tropical paradise close to the northern city of Townsville, named by Captain James Cook in 1770 for the substantial magnetic variation that he experience there. While it is close to the mainland, commuters and tourists travelling to the island demand high speed and reliability.

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  • Vessel Name: Maggie Cat
  • Vessel Type: Passenger Ferry
  • Speed: 31 knots
  • Length: 31m
  • Beam: 9m
  • Draft: 1.9m
  • Engines: 2 x Caterpillar 895kW / 1200 HP
  • Generator: 2 x Caterpillar C4.4, 65kVA
  • Electrical: MET Services – Fully integrated PLC system
  • Air Conditioning: Freezetec – Custom chilled water system
  • Electronics: Ultimate Marine Power – Navigation, Audio/visual system, Ride control systems
  • Passenger Allowance: 320/340 plus 4 crew
  • Classification: NSCV 1C/1D
  • Designer: Incat Crowther
  • Categories: Marine