Wolfe Islander III Ferry

Wolfe Islander III Ferry

3GA Marine Ltd. provided Design Analysis for this Conventional Ferries Refit based in Kingston Ontario Canada                                                                               

Company Name:
Ministry of Transportation Ontario

Project Name:
Wolfe Islander III docking and refit 2015

Start Date:
Q2 2014

Completion Date:
Q3 2015

Location:
Kingston, Ontario, Canada

3GA Contact:
Andrew Carran

Sector:
Transportation

Industry:
Public Sector

Scope:
Carried out condition survey;
Developed refit work specification;
Assisted client’s solicitation and selection of refit contractor;
Designed (and obtained approvals for) new structure for the ferry, including a replacement wheelhouse and supporting cross structure;
Prepared independent cost estimate;
Assisted client’s solicitation of a Recognized Organization for the Delegated Statutory Inspection Program (transition from Transport Canada to delegated inspection);
Client’s project consultant for the duration of the refit;
Carried out post-refit Inclining and prepared new Stability Book; captured lessons learned.

Length of Assignment:
18 months

Challenges:
Managing attempt to transition to DSIP and adapting plan to address challenges therein;
assessing shipyard’s reported progress and advising client.AFinal Outcome:
Successful return to service of the ferry with much improved operator facilities.

Date

November 2015

Category

Date

November 18, 2015