The predominant group of Catamarans are high speed ferries with the majority of vessels being constructed from aluminium to allow weight reduction to achieve higher performance. If you are looking for other passenger vessels go to our page http://www.dbbcruiseandferry.com/passenger-vessels/
Some liveaboard options and small cruise ships have been built as catamaran forms and have success in the 20-100 pax capacity range albeit at slowere 12-15 knot cruise capability for aluminium options.
The issue There is a demand that will not be met in the future to support Australian aluminium manufacturing programs due to the reduction in manufacturing capacity in country. This is a trend occurring in the Australian aluminium manufacturing sector that appears to have to date, gone under the radar for the broader market.
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We have been developing design/build packages for passenger catamarans high speed ferries with proven options with one of the top designers and have combined them with a builder here in Australia to provide high quality, operationally efficient, competitive new build vessels. Current programs using this package are underway.