Transnave – MPV Isla Bartolomé

Western Marine Shipyard (Hull WMShL-55) received an order for a multi-purpose cargo vessel for Transnave, an Ecuadorian Navy company. This project was completed in 2015 and was inaugurated by President Rafael Correa of Equador. “[Isla Bartolomé] will serve thousands of merchants in the islands and of course to all its inhabitants,” said President Correa. He has also praised the high quality of the Bangladeshi made ship mentioning it will play a vital role in their economy. This export deal has been remarked as the very first trade between the two countries.

Vessel Type: Multi-Purpose Cargo Vessel

Length OA: 88.4m

Beam: 15m

Draft: 6m

Summer Tonnage: 3831 tons

Gantry Crane: Macor, France, 18.5 ton

Engine and Propulsion: Wartsila 9L26 A2 2999kW & 250kW bow thruster

Length PP: 80.95m

Depth: 7.5m

Gross Tonnage: 3079 tons

Cargo Cranes: 2x NMF 60 MT at 37.5m hoisting height (max)

Loaded Speed: 13 knots

Class: Germanischer Lloyd