Posted: March 22, 2017
Ferry by Hornblower is launching the first group of 19 new ferries this summer
to service the metro New York area. The project specified the use of full Delta
"T" Systems machinery room ventilation packages, and Delta
"T" Systems/Dinak engine and generator exhausts.
to a tight timeline, the Incat Crowther-designed 150-passenger vessels are
being built by two ship yards, Bayou La Batre, Alabama-based Horizon
Shipbuilding and Metal Shark of Franklin, Louisiana. All
19 vessels will be identical.
"T" Systems engineers conducted a full project analysis. In
consultation with the builders, Hornblower selected the company's Premium Axial
Fans, aluminum Moisture Eliminators, C2 touchscreen Fan Control Systems and its
new A-60 Slimline Fire Dampers. The complete ventilation package ensures
optimal machinery air flow for the extended service ferries.
vessels are also fitted with innovative modular Delta "T"
Systems/Dinak exhausts. The engines took DN250mm ID/350mm OD ducting with
10" residential-grade Miratech 304 stainless steel silencers with 2"
insulation blankets. The generators were outfitted with DN100mm ID/200mm OD
ducts and 4" Miratech silencers.
traditional welded carbon steel schedule 40 pipe, the new stainless steel Delta
"T" Systems/Dinak system weighs 75% less and installs in roughly half
the time—an important factor with the tight deadline set by Hornblower.
is an exciting new chapter in New York City's maritime heritage," said
Lynn Oien, Delta "T" Systems president. "We're proud that our
products will be part of the new fleet of ferries."
Ferry by Hornblower provides residents and visitors an affordable way to travel
in New York City. Six routes covering over 60 miles are planned with completion
scheduled for summer 2018. Its website is www.citywideferry.nyc.
"T" Systems engineers and manufactures complete marine engine room
ventilation systems. The company produces axial fans, blowers, duct fans,
controls, dampers, moisture eliminators, weather closures, vents, louvers and
grills. In 2016, it partnered with Dinak to offer the innovative exhaust
systems through its extensive sales channels.
Delta "T" Systems, 858 W 13th Ct., Riviera Beach, FL
33404.561-204-1500; Fax: 561-848-1611. firstname.lastname@example.org; www.deltatsystems.com.