Incat Launches ship For Trinidad and Tobago


Incat Tasmania’s latest vessel, the 100 metre ship destined for Trinidad and Tobago, was floated
out of Incat’s drydock on Hobart’s Derwent River on 9ᵗʰ October and will remain alongside the
shipyard wharf for machinery commissioning during October.

Australian shipbuilder Incat commenced construction of Buccoo Reef early 2019, all major machinery
and equipment has now been installed and together with electronic systems are being commissioned
and tested in readiness for sea trials in November. The ship, Incat’s hull 094, will be delivered
later this year for service on the seabridge between Port of Spain Trinidad and Scarborough,

The passenger deck with capacity for 1000 persons is divided into three lounges which incorporate a
range of bars and food service areas together with passenger toilet facilities.

The expansive vehicle deck offers 175 full height Truck Lane Metres plus capacity for 182 cars, or
if trucks are not carried the ship can accommodate 239 vehicles. Passenger access from the vehicle
deck to the passenger level is via stairs or elevator. The vessel layout also includes cabins to
accommodate up to 14 crew.

Buccoo Reef will achieve a top speed of over 40 knots with powering by four MAN 16V 28/33 STC
marine diesel engines each rated at 7280kW, Wartsila WXJ 1200 SRI waterjets and ZF 53500NR2H

Passenger comfort is enhanced with a Naiad Dynamics active ride control system combining active
trim tabs aft and a retractable T-foil located at the aft end of the centre bow.

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