Blount Boats wins New York ferry order

Blount Boats and Elliott Bay Design Group (EBDG) have been awarded the contract to design and construct a new passenger-only ferry for Governors Island, New York by the Trust for Governors Island.

The vessel will provide passenger ferry services between Battery Maritime Building in Lower Manhattan and Soissons Landing on Governors Island, New York. The initial vessel design will have a maximum holding capacity of 400 passengers, with a length of 40 metres, a beam of 12 metres and a depth of 4.0 metres. The vessel will be built to meet USCG Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 46 Subchapter K.

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