Afon Dyfrdwy

Airbus A380 wing transport vessel for the River Dee.

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February 2004 - McTay Marine Ltd, Bromborough UK.
A1 IWW 'Roll on Roll off barge', LS "0", Zone 1, 'River Dee Service', +LMC UMS, E.P., A, B. UK MCA Class IX A.
LOA 57.6m
Beam 14.8m
Depth 2.8m
Max Draft 1.5m @ 4.3m airdraft
DWT 235 tonnes
Main Engines
2 x Cummins KTA 19 M3 engines, 477 kw each driving Jastram azimuth jet thrusters type W60.
Bow Thrusters
2 x Cummins 6 CTA 8.3 M engines, 190 kw each driving Jastram azimuth jet thrusters type W20.
Free Running Speed
About 9 knots
Navigation Aids
River radar, sea radar, 2 x VHF radios, Navtex receiver, RTK DGPS, gyro compass, echosounder, electronic survey / route planning / navigation system, autopilot, telephone, searchlights, tide gauge receivers.
For 4 people in single cabins.
Included Equipment
Low level cargo deck with 300 tonne capacity lift system to lower cargo pallet legs into the hull for low air draft. Electronically controlled ballasting and draft / air draft measurement system.
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