Coastal Cruiser 288 'HAI QIN' delivered to Zhuhai High Speed Ferry Company
Afai Southern Shipyard (Panyu Guangzhou) Ltd. and CoCo Yachts B.V., are proud to announce that the first of the two (2) state of the art fast ferries was delivered to Zhuhai High Speed Ferry Company on February 24th, 2016. The vessel has been given the name: HAI QIN. During the sea trials a top speed of 38.11 knots at full load was measured.
Special attention has been given to ensure high level of outfitting in the passenger accommodation, both on main and upper deck. Both exterior colour design and interior design has been made by Spear Green from Australia. With noise levels of average 74 dB(a) on main deck and 70 dB(a) on the upper deck, it is a great vessel to travel.
After the delivery of the first vessel, the second vessel named HAI JING, has been launched and sea trials have been done recently. The performance of HAI JING is identical to HAI QIN in achieving a speed of 38 knots at full load and slightly lower noise levels. HAI JING will be delivered to Zhuhai High Speed Ferry Company at the end of March 2016.
Coco Yachts and Afai Southern Shipyard have been cooperating for several projects since 2012. Coco Yachts is responsible for the basic design, including hull lines, construction drawings, weight calculation, power-speed calculations, FEM structural calculations and noise & vibrations calculations, whereas Afai Southern Shipyard is responsible for the production drawings for construction, machinery and systems.
Currently there are 3 more CoCo Yachts’ designed fast ferries under construction at AFAI Southern Shipyard. One Coastal Cruiser 322 for Cosco Xiamen, one Coastal Cruiser 199 & one Coastal Cruiser 300 for Peng Xing Ferry Company.