Colombo Dockyard successfully delivered the 40 Passenger Ferry built for the District Secretariat Jaffna on recently at Colombo Dockyard premises.
The 40 Passenger Ferry named ELUTHARAKAI is capable of transporting 40 passengers and shall be deployed for transferring civilians from Kayts of Jaffna peninsula to Analaitiuv via Eluvaitivu Island, a distance about 6 nautical miles, one way. This Passenger Ferry has good stability and excellent sea keeping qualities and shall be able to operate task under fare weather conditions. The Passenger Ferry has been designed and built considering the low water depths prevailing in the operational areas, so that the Ferry could traverse through these shallow waters easily.
The Passenger Ferry has been built to Indian Register of Shipping Classification Society requirements.
Principal Particulars of the Passenger Ferry as follows: