‘Spirit of Britain’/’ Spirit of France’

‘Spirit of Britain’/’ Spirit of France’

RoRo Passenger Ferries

Spirit of Britain - ro-pax ferry for P&O Ferries
Customers: P&O Ferries, STX Finland Oy Rauma Shipyard
Owner: P&O Ferries
Shipyard: STX Finland Oy Rauma Shipyard

Main dimensions:

Passengers 1,750
Lane meters 2,800 m
LOA 213.0 m
Breadth 30.8 m
Draught, scantling 6.7 m
Max. LSA 2,200
Passenger seats 2,179
Crew 150
2 main ro-ro decks for trailers and other ro-ro vehicles; 3rd ro-ro deck for caravans and private cars

Commission for the Owner:

  • Project Development from business planning up to contract negotiations
  • Participation in Owner’s document approval and supervision team
  • Main tasks in Project Development in cooperation with Safety at Sea:
    • Consulting in business development, supply of statistics and data for business model
    • Feasibility studies for vessel sizing and characteristics
    • Feasibility Project
    • Outline Project for first yard tendering
    • Project Development including: Life saving arrangement and simulations based on chutes and liferafts only, verification of safety case; manoeuvring configuration and simulations to guarantee safe and scheduled operation in both harbours up to wind speed of 50 knots; optimization of layout and subdivision configuration based on SOLAS 2009 and Stockholm Agreement; optimization and simulation of ro-ro deck and harbour ramp arrangement for triple decks and unsymmetrical positioning, comparative studies of ro-ro deck configurations with different casing arrangements; study of Safe Return to Port specification and arrangement
    • Support in Authority and Class discussions, especially concerning vessel safety
  • Contract Project
  • Technical support in Contract Negotiations.
  • Project planning support up to Contract.

Owner Customer Benefits:

  • First triple ro-ro deck ferry for Dover – Calais service.
  • Vessel arrangement without lifeboats, with related space and weight savings.

Special Features:

  • High capacity with efficient loading and unloading arrangement
  • Hull form and propulsion system designed for actual service conditions in shallow water
  • High manoeuvrability

Commission for the Yard:

  • Deltamarin designers participated in the basic design at shipyard in hull, outfitting, machinery and safety teams.
  • Well coordinated and checked 3D production design of 2/3 of the ship in schedule.
  • Detail Design package including:
    • Hull design of ‘mid ship package’: main engine rooms and cargo decks #0-#177
    • Total outfitting design of cargo areas
    • Total deck outfitting design
    • Machinery design of the main engine rooms
    • Half of the total electrical design
    • Management of the Deltamarin Design Package

Yard Customer Benefits:

  • Well coordinated and checked 3D production design by Tribon in schedule
The ships were delivered in 2011 and 2012.
Johan Hellman Deltamarin
Johan Hellman
Sales, passenger ships
Tel. +358 9 4788 4458
Mobile +358 40 7014 237
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