Rødne Trafikk AS takes delivery of M/S Rygerprins

Brødrene Aa is pleased to announce the delivery of M/S Rygerprins. The 21m carbon fibre catamaran was handed over to Rødne Trafikk AS the 24th of March 2015.

M/S Rygerprins is the 19th new build, and the tenth carbon fibre vessel, delivered from Brødrene Aa to Rødne Trafikk AS. The Sjernarøy-based operator is the company that started the carbon fibre era for Brødrene Aa with the purchase of Rygerdoktoren in 2001. Today, Rødne Trafikk has 17 vessels in their fleet, of which 11 is high speed vessels. M/S Rygerprins will operate local routes in the municipality of Finnøy (Rogaland).

M/S Rygerprins has an overall length of 21m and with of 7,8m. It is built to the IMO HSC 2000 code and the Norwegian Maritime Authority (fartsområde 3). The main deck accommodates 97 passengers over three rows with 25 of the seats placed towards tables. The aft part of the salon features a refreshment kiosk and two toilets. Disembarking is mainly done over the bow through a hydraulic gangway made by the yard.

The new build is powered by 2x Volvo Penta D13C3-AMP connected to gears and controllable pitch propellers from Servogear, giving the catamaran a top speed of 29 knots.  

See the vessels page here.