‘Duck Tail’ installation could boost flagship-ferry’s fuel efficiency by 10%

Written on 1/24/2024

Brittany Ferries’ flagship vessel Pont-Aven has just had an important environmental upgrade. A ‘duck tail’ has been added to her stern, as part of her annual technical stop. The work has increased the ship’s length by around 3 metres, improving hydrodynamic performance. It is expected to boost fuel economy by around ten per cent when Pont-Aven returns to service.

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