‘Color Traveller’ ferry

‘Color Traveller’ ferry

Fitting Bulbous Bow, Fin Stabiliser, Improving Bow Flare

Color Traveller - ferry
Customers: Color Line AS; Fredericia Skibsvaerft AS
Owner: Color Line AS
Shipyard: Fredericia Skibsvaerft AS

Main dimensions:

Passengers 1,536
Trailer meters 1,150 m
LPP 129.8 m
Breadth 22.6 m
Draught 5.02 m
Cars 450


  • Bulbous bow design
  • CFD analysis
  • New bow flare design
  • Design for fin stabilisers installation
  • Speed/power predictions
  • Steel classification drawings for bulb installation, bow flare modification and fin stabilisers installation
  • Workshop drawings/production info
  • Weight calculations and material reservations
  • Consulting for bow visor strength

Customer Benefits:

  • Decreased annual fuel cost
  • Improved passenger comfort
  • Increased speed in rough seas
  • Improved roll damping

Other Benefits:

  • Use of existing pair of fin stabilisers.

Special Features:

Extremely short schedule:

  • Class documents produced at the same time with workshop drawings.
  • Only 2.5 months were used totally from start-up meeting to the converted ship delivery (including all design and production/installation).
Johan Hellman Deltamarin
Johan Hellman
Sales, passenger ships
Tel. +358 9 4788 4458
Mobile +358 40 7014 237
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