Afai Southern Shipyard

First Ferry for Rio Launched in China

August 21, 2014 in CNG, Dual Fuel, Marine by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

The Seventh in the Series Is to be CNG-Diesel Dual-Fueled

China’s Afai Southern Shipyard and CoCo Yachts Holland are trumpeting the launch of the first of seven Urban Sprinter 2000 ferries for Setrans Rio de Janeiro. The vessel carries yard number designation ASA 042.
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CoCo-Afai CNG Ferry for Rio de Janeiro

November 6, 2013 in CNG, Marine by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Compressed Natural Gas Chosen for Fuel System Simplicity

CoCo Yachts Holland has opted for compressed natural gas for a dual fuel aluminum-hull catamaran ferry for Rio de Janeiro. The CoCo-designed ferry is being built by China’s Afai Southern Shipyard (Panyu Guangzhou) for the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

initially posted on October 28, this item
has been re-posted with additional information
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