FIELD TRIP


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To finalize your stay in Gothenburg, we invite you to a lightweight high speed adventure, viewing Gothenburg from the seaside, cruising in the archipelago.

Our host, Styrsöbolaget, will take us on a tour in one of their high speed carbon fibre ferries, the first in the world approved according to the International Code of Safety for High-Speed Craft (HSC Code) by IMO. They will tell us facts about the ship and the advantages gained by using lightweight.

Wednesday 18 November
14:00 Bus transfer - Meeting point will be advised
14:00 – 16:00 Field trip: Tour on a high-speed catamaran built of carbon fiber sandwich 
Approx. 16:00 Bus transfer back to Gothia Towers

Valö_färja

The ferry is a 163 pax carbon fibre catamaran delivered in 2010 to the Swedish operator, Styrsöbolaget. It is powered by 2x MAN D2842 LE410 engines ( 2038 hp ) and equipped with CPP propellers from Servogear. It operates with a top speed of 30 knots, cruising speed fully loaded 27 knots.
The ship is built by Bröderna Aa in Hyen, Norway.