New ferry APT James handed over to Government

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New ferry APT James handed over to Government

The National Infrastructure Development Company (NIDCO) has announced that the new passenger ferry the APT James was officially handed over to government last night.

The 94-metre custom designed vessel was received by representatives acting on behalf of NIDCO around 10pm.

The APT James, which will be used for the T&T sea bridge, can hold 926 passengers and 250 cars, powered by travelling at speeds up to 37.5 knots.

NIDCO says the vessel features the latest in Austal’s smart-ship technology, including advanced Motion control system to deliver a more comfortable and stable ride for passengers and crew.

It did not state when the ferry will arrive in T&T.