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Brødrene Aa delivers the primary of three carbon fiber cats to Greek ferry operator



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Nick Blenkey

Carbon fiber development is first constructed to

Norway’s Brødrene Aa shipyard has delivered the primary of three excessive velocity ferries ordered by main Greek ferry operator Attica Group.

Ordered on the finish of January 2021, (see earlier story) the vessel, Aero 1 Highspeed, is the primary vessel constructed to Brødrene Aa’s newly launched AERO idea, that includes an aerodynamic and power environment friendly design, coupled with the shipyard’s signature light-weight carbon fiber development.

The extraordinarily gentle development contributes to a discount of gasoline consumption and air emissions.

“We’re more than happy and proud that our vessels will quickly be crusing within the demanding Greek Seas trusted by one of many largest European ferry operators,” stated Tor Øyvin Aa, CEO of Brødrene Aa.

The brand new, state-of-the-art Aeros boast an ultra-modern design and progressive options that can considerably improve the journey expertise for the over 3 million passengers travelling yearly on the Saronic Island routes.

The 36 meter lengthy, 9.7 meter extensive Aero 1 Highspeed has a carrying capability of 150 passengers and can be capable to keep a most velocity of 32.2 knots at full, load.

The inside is designed with a deal with consolation, even in tough seas. The spacious passenger lodging space has giant home windows, offering glorious view and ample pure gentle. It additionally has particular provisions for the passengers with diminished mobility and a devoted space for bicycle transportation.

High speed ferry seen from above
Aero 1 Excessive Pace can prime 32 knots due to gentle weight carbon fiber development

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