‘Eagle Express’ is the 3rd SBF Marine Solutions designed vessel for Rottnest Express, operating on the notoriously demanding route from Fremantle to Rottnest Island in Western Australia. Not exclusively a passenger vessel, ‘Eagle Express’ also features a large viewing deck between the bow and the wheelhouse for whale watching operations between September and November each year.


Vessel Name: Eagle Express
Type: High Speed Monohull Ferry
Length Overall: 36.0 m
Beam: 7.0 m
Draft Max: 1.80 m
Passengers: 308
Crew: 4
Fuel: 10,000 L
Fresh Water: 1,000 L
Sullage: 1,000 L
Service Speed: 29 knots
Maximum Speed: 30 knots
Main Engines: 3 x MTU 12V2000 M70 (790 kW @ 2100 RPM)
Gearboxes: 3 x Twin Disc MG6557 SC
Propulsion: 2 x Propellers
Construction Material: Marine Grade Aluminium
Flag: Australia
Class: USL 1D

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RottnestExpress Vessel
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Naval architecture by SBF Marine Solutions