Check with seller

CHAIN FERRY/FLOATING BRIDGE 26.5M CAR AND PASSENGER

  Passenger Ships & Ferries

Dimensions:
L.O.A. : 34.4424 m with Prows raised L.B.P. : 26.6700 m Pontoon length
Breadth : 12.8016 m overall
Depth amidships : 2.5908 m to vehicle deck Depth at ends : 1.8288 m to vehicle deck
Draught loaded : 1.3716m
Full Load Displacement : 233.691 tonnes
Length of carriageway : 30.1752 m between gates
Breadth of carriageway : 7.4676 m midships
Breadth of carriageway : 3.8862 m between gates

Description: Last full survey in 2016. The existing floating bridge was built in 1975 and came into service in 1976; through its 40 year life it has operated 18 hours a day, 365 days a year, with a crossing time of no more than 2.5 minutes every 10–15 minutes. In recent years the floating bridge has transported approximately 1.5 million pedestrians and 400,000 vehicles per year. Due to funding grants the local authority commissioned a new ferry which is now in service.

Powered by two Caterpillar engines, Engine No 2 South SN 02B05903 -running hours on engine counter 07520½ Engine No 1 North SN 02B05975 -running hours on engine counter 73393½ Reported running hours approximately 20 hours per day but only one engine required at a time. 2 x Main engine belt driven alternator 4 kW (240 V 50 Hz) and 1 x Auxiliary diesel driven alternator 3 kW (240 V 50 HZ) Emergency / Harbour independent generator.

The chains are not available but are an open link chain that can be easily sourced. Small quantity of spare parts come with the ferry and a set of part worn chain drive wheel segments. The foundry that casts these items holds the moulds for them.

Drawings and paperwork available on request.

Could be put back into service or possible other options Houseboat, Restaurant, Conversion to a sink dock.

 Published date:

August 11, 2020

 Modified date:

September 1, 2020

 City area:

Portsmouth

 Views

44




Useful information

  • Avoid scams by acting locally or paying with PayPal
  • Never pay with Western Union, Moneygram or other anonymous payment services
  • Don't buy or sell outside of your country. Don't accept cashier cheques from outside your country
  • This site is never involved in any transaction, and does not handle payments, shipping, guarantee transactions, provide escrow services, or offer "buyer protection" or "seller certification"

Maritime Solutions

Contact publisher