BIWTC MV Bangali and Modhumoti

Western Marine Shipyard (Hull WMShL-116 & 117) received an order from the Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Corporation (BIWTC) for 2 high capacity passenger vessels to be used for the reinstated Dhaka-Kolkata river passage. These two projects were completed and delivered in 2014 and 2015.

Vessel Type: High Capacity Passenger Vessel

Vessel Names: MV Bangali & MV Modhumoti

Length OA: 75.6m

Breadth MLD: 12.5m

Depth to Weather Deck: 3m

Gross Tonnage: 1734 tons

Lightweight: 1021 MT

Complement: 784 person

Engine and Propulsion: 2x Yanmar 6N21A-SW at 1766kW, 2x Tiegnbriude (UK) fixed pitch propeller

Length BP: 73.25m

Draft MLD: 1.8m

Number of Decks: 3

Deadweight: 220 MT

Displacement: 1355 MT

Service Speed: 12 knots