Birdon supplied a vehicular ferry for the Port Macquarie Hastings Council in 2007. The ferry is 55.67 metres long and can carry 21 vehicles.
The project involved:
- Steel fabrication in excess of 170 tonnes.
- Full internal and external abrasive blasting
- Application of internal and external paint systems
- Mechanical installation
- Hydraulic installation
- Electrics installation
The Port Macquarie Hastings Council Vehicular Ferry is operational in Port Macquarie on the Hastings River. All the work was completed at Birdon’s Port Macquarie shipyard.
Birdon also completed a refit of the vessel for Port Macquarie Hastings Council in 2011.