Successful Sea Trials of “Beiyou 26” – The 1200Pax Luxurious Aluminum High-speed Ferry Manufactured by Aulong


“Beiyou 26”, the firstdomestic luxurious aluminum high-speed ferry built by Aulong, has successfullycompleted the sea trials on 24 June. After two days of voyage test, all the operatingparameters of the vessel met or exceeded the original design target.


As the large luxuriousaluminum high-speed ferry Aulong builds for Beihai ENNOVA Cruise Co., Ltd,“Beiyou 26”has broken three records of the largest principal dimension, thebiggest passenger capacity and the highest single vessel price built indomestic China, with the design parameters of L.O.A of 70.6m, beam of 17m,maximum speed of 34kn and passenger capacity of 1200pax. The vessel areintegrated with the advance shipbuilding process and core technology from bothparent companies—Austal and Jianglong (stock code: 300589), the wholeconstruction process is monitored and controlled by the Austal’s qualitymanagement team. The vessel quality is fully benchmarked to the world leadinglevel by featuring in the solid structure strength, optimized hull line, fast speed,strong wind and wave resistance, reliable safety and high passenger comfort.


Overthe years, Aulong has been focusing on the design, R&D and manufacture ofaluminum alloy vessels, and is committed to building green, energy-efficient,lightweight, and high performance of all kinds of new aluminum vessels. Aulonghas accumulated strong technical strength and rich experience in the industrythrough continuous innovation and development. Taking the successfulconstruction of "Beiyou 26" as an opportunity, Aulong will continueto seize the chance to explore high-end aluminum vessel market, develop allkinds of high-end vessels to meet the needs of domestic customers and boost thevigorous development of China marine shipping industry.