- Customer: Matanuska-Susitna Borough
- Industry: Transportation and Logistics
- Type: Shipbuilding / Workboats
- Year: 2012
E-Craft: Cutting-edge vessel design to navigate northern waters. The Susitna is a SWATH icebreaker, the first of its kind. She is a variable-draft vessel equipped with a complex, state-of-the-art hydraulic system that allows her to operate as either a SWATH or a shallow-draft landing craft. In deep-draft, SWATH mode, the Susitna can cruise at 17 knots in open water or at five knots in up to two feet of ice.
Owner/Operator: Matanuska-Susitna Borough
Designed by Lockheed Martin and Guido Perla & Associates, this advanced variable-draft vessel was built in Ketchikan, Alaska to navigate the the unpredictable seas and difficult terrain found in Alaska.
|Length: 195' 5"||Max Speed: 20 knots|
|Beam: 60'||Cruise Speed: 17 knots|
|Draft (deep mode): 12'||Materials:|
|Draft (shallow mode): 4' 5"||Hull: Steel|
|Passengers: 114||Vehicle Deck: Aluminum|
|Vehicles: 20||Passenger Compartment: Aluminum|
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