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New Catamaran Provincetown III Launched

Posted on August 4, 2004

Incat Designs - Sydney has announce the delivery of Provincetown III., a 30 m 149 passenger catamaran that was launched at Gladding Hearn Shipbuilders' Massachussetts Shipyard. The vessel is being operated by Bay State Cruise Company of Boston, Massachussetts, U.S.A on the 55 nautical mile run between Boston and Provincetown, Massachussetts replacing the previoulsly used vessel Friendship IV.

The new vessel is powered by twin Cummins KTA 38-M2 diesel engines providing 1007 kW @ 1950 r/min. The engines drive two 5 bladed fixed pitch propellers through ZF reduction gearboxes for a service speed of 30 knots while carrying 149 passengers.

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