Aniolam Express


A 12 metre passenger catamaran designed by Teknicraft is now operating for Newcrest's gold mine on Lihir Island in Papua New Guinea. 

Carrying 24 passengers as well as cargo, it operates a busy schedule for the mining company's employees travelling as far as Kavieng, 150 nautical miles away from Lihir Island across the Pacific Ocean.



Specifications:


Length (OA):
11.9m (39.0ft)

Beam:
4.6m (15.1ft)

Draft:
0.8m (2.6ft)

Engines:
2 x Yanmar 6CXBM-GT

Rating:

341kW (457bhp) @2700rpm

Propulsion:
2 x HamiltonJet HJ322

Speed:
30 knots (service)
38 knots (maximum)

Construction:
Marine Grade Aluminium

Builder:
Q-West Boat Builders

Video Clips:
  Aniolam Express Video