Vägverket Färjerederiet Braheborg

58 m Car Passenger Ferry

The Braheborg design is a flexible and environmental friendly ferry design, tailor made for transport cars, buses, trucks, passengers and bicycles in the Swedish Road Administartions Gränna-Visingsö-route in Jönköping. It offers a large cargo area and has a high passenger certificate for 397 passengers.

Braheborg has an advanced ballast system to be able to handle all kinds of rolling cargo at different kind of ports and quays.
The hull is reinforced according to ice class 1B to be able to handle winter conditions. It has good redundancy because of its 2×2 engine installation, which drives the propeller aggregates.


Main particulars

LOA 58,3m
Lpp 53,6m
B over all 14,0m
B mld 13,7m
Dept mld 4,7m
Draught max 3,0m
Speed 13 kn.
Service area D

Passenger total 397 / seated 264
Cars 34
Main Engines 4x Volvo Penta D16MH-650
Power 4x 480kW @ 1800 rpm
Prop. Azimuths 4 blades ICE 1B / Rolls R. US 155 P14FP
Prop diam. 1600mm / 367 rpm (max)
Gears – belt drive ratio 1:1 – 4.908:1
Aux engines 2x Volvo P. D7A KC / 139kW @ 1500 rpm



Bureau Veritas, Swedish Maritime Administration, Area D, Swedish-Finnish Ice Class 1B


Product Sheet

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