Afon Dyfrdwy

Airbus A380 wing transport vessel for the River Dee

Afon Dyfrdwy

Airbus A380 wing transport vessel for the River Dee

Afon Dyfrdwy

Airbus A380 wing transport vessel for the River Dee

Afon Dyfrdwy

Airbus A380 wing transport vessel for the River Dee

Afon Dyfrdwy

Airbus A380 wing transport vessel for the River Dee

Afon Dyfrdwy

Airbus A380 wing transport vessel for the River Dee

Built 2004 –¬†McTay Marine Ltd, Bromborough UK
Classification Lloyds A1 IWW ‘roll on roll off barge’, +LMC UMS, UK MCA Class IX A
Dimensions
Length 57.6m
Beam 14.7m
Max Draft 1.5m
Main Engines & Bow Thrusters 2 x Cummins KTA 19 M3 engines, 477 kw each driving Jastram azimuth jet thrusters type W60, with 2 x Cummins 6 CTA 8.3 M engines, 190 kw each driving Jastram azimuth jet thrusters type W20 for the bowthrusters.
Max Free Running Speed 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.
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
Accommodation For 4 people in single cabins