TESO | TEXELSTROOM
Texelstroom’s sustainable facts
- CNG/diesel electric propulsion
- 1.6 MWh lithium polymer batteries
- Heat recovery
- Low energy consumption in the public and crew spaces
- Auto-mooring in Den Helder
m2 of solar panels
Winner Shippax Ferry Award 2017
C-Job was responsible for the Initial, Concept & Basic Design for this double-ended ferry which has been in operation since 2016 between the beautiful Dutch island of Texel and Den Helder. The ferry is operated by locally owned organization TESO. The challenge was to achieve an increase of 10% more cars without increasing the length (due to less maneuverability) and less wind pressure. Due to the T-shaped design, the car capacity increased by 18% and although the lateral surface increased marginally, the wind pressure was reduced compared to the Dr. Wagemaker. Vripack is responsible for the interior en exterior design of the ‘ms. Texelstroom’.
During the Initial Design, C-Job investigated both LNG as CNG fuel (including HAZID Studies). Eventually, TESO decided on a “Dual Fuel System” with CNG. Furthermore, there is a Hybrid propulsion system with Battery Packs to shave of the peaks in energy demand on board. Solar panels are responsible for about one half of the Hotel function.
C-Job performed many more studies and consultancy tasks like: Windflow/CFD Analyses, hull shape optimization, Intelligent Ventilation study, FEM Analysis, Stability calculations, and much more. Also, C-Job assisted TESO during the build of this vessel at LaNaval Shipyard in Spain.
Length o.a.: 135.4m
Breadth max: 27.9m
Breadth hull: 23.0m
Draft max: 4.4m
Gross Tonnage: 15,483
Net Tonnage: 5,566
Deadweight: 1,451 t
Main engines: 2x ABC dual-fuel 12DZC and 2x ABC diesel 12DZD
Output: 4 x 2,000 kW
Speed max: 15.4 knots
Pax capacity: 1,750
Freight & car capacity: 34 trucks + 261 cars or 380 cars
Class: Lloyd’s Register
The Dutch hybrid CNG-Electric passenger ferry Texelstroom has won the prestigious 2017 Shippax Award. The vessel marks the successful collaboration between owners TESO (Koninklijke N.V. Texels Eigen Stoomboot Onderneming), C-Job Naval Architects and Vripack. Bristling...
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