Saturday, January 25, 2014

Another High Tech Fast Ferry build in Balamban

The AUSTAL Shipyard had delivered an other "State of the Art" High Tech Ferry to Papeete/Tahiti in French Polynesia

Aremiti Ferry 2 arrived in Papeete/Tahiti on Dec 22.2013

The 80 Meter ROPAX (Roll on, Roll off Passenger) Ferry features all the latest Gimmicks in Navigational technologies.
The "Bridge"

Fully Computerized Engineering Console

Navigational Console, everything is 2x










Also the Passengers won't miss any Comfort for their Voyages between the Islands of Tahiti and Moorea in French Polynesia.
The Sun and View deck
Restaurant Area


One of the 2 Passenger decks for 950 passengers

The AREMITI FERRY 2 can also hold 30 cars and 8 Trucks, the upper Car deck is elevated with a huge Hydraulic System, similar to Modern Parking Garages.

The lower car deck

8 Trucks or 40 cars per deck













The delivery Voyage from Cebu to Tahiti took 18 days with an average Speed of 20 knots (38 km/h), with Fuel Stopovers in Madang, Papua New Guinea and Suva, Fiji Islands, and was undertaken as always for AUSTAL by the delivery Company IMS Perth, Australia. 3 Engineers of AUSTAL and 2 Officers of the future Tahitian Crew were also aboard as observers on the Delivery Voyage.


As always, the Ship arrived in perfect shape and in Time for immediate Operation in French Polynesia.

Yes- Balamban is truly the Capital of Shipbuilding in the Philippines !
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