The Bordeaux "BatCub" start their rotations today! Passenger Shuttles have been integrated in the urban transport system of the city, which are designed by Orion Naval Engineering in partnership with ECA-EN, Saft and Dubourdieu Shipyard, and seem to have received a favorable reception from the Bordeaux region. Evidenced by the large crowd that came for this start-up, and 700 people who booked their tickets for a preview via the website of the CUB!
The two catamarans, with simple, modern lines, are reminiscent of the design of the Bordeaux tramway, and will appeal to locals and tourists alike by offering not only an exploration the city by the river and enjoying a unique perspective on one of the most beautiful cities in France, but also to by avoiding the stress of a crowded tram in peak hours, which will help make enjoying the peace and quiet of a revolutionary electric propulsion easier. But don’t worry, there is no sacrificing the performance of the all-electric: catamarans go at "a good 12 knots" gently and peacefully, in a silence and comfort that has already won over the first users! We wish long lifeto these vessels that have fascinated our engineering teams, the first sketches to commissioning ... For more information, please take a look at the below articles.
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