MV Red Eagle Specification

Built for Red Funnel in 1996 by Ferguson Shipbuilders, Glasgow, Red Eagle was the third of the company's 3 Raptor Class Ro-Pax ferries. She carries 892 passengers and 220 cars on 3 deck levels and operates 4,000 sailings per annum, clocking up an amazing 45,500 miles each year. Red Eagle was refitted and extended in 2005 by Remontawa in Gdansk.

  • wifi
  • accessibility
  • coaches-welcome
  • education-pack
  • lift
  • dog-friendly
  • baby-changing
  • facility-wc
  • cafe
  • restaurant
  • licensed-bar
  • gift-shop
  • tv
  • sea-views
  • all-weather

Red Eagle Overview

  • Type: Raptor Class Ro-Pax Passenger Ferry Class IV – EU Class Ferry
  • Yard: Ferguson Shipbuilders, Port Glasgow
  • Year of Build: 1996
  • Length Overall: 93.22m
  • Breadth moulded: 17.5m
  • Maximum permitted draught: 2.74m
  • Gross Registered tonnage: 4075
  • Net Registered tonnage: 1222
  • Deadweight: 705 tons
  • Service speed: 12 knots
  • Passenger capacity: 892
  • Vehicle capacity: 220 CEUs

**NEWS** Red Eagle will undergo a £3m interior refit in January 2018 - more 

Machinery

  • Main engines: 2 x 8 cyl Stork Wartsila FHD 240 turbocharged diesels each developing 1,360KW
  • Generators: 3 x diesels 3 phase 50Hz
  • Propulsion: 2 x Voith Schneider Propulsion Units

 

Bridge / Navigational Equipment

  • Radar
  • GPS receiver
  • Anemometer
  • Gyro Compass
  • Fixed VHF radio installations
  • Standard Magnetic Compass
  • Two-way VHF handheld radios
  • Automatic Identification System
  • Electronic Navigation Chart System

 

Passenger Facilities

  • 1 x passenger lounge on B Deck
  • 1 x pet lounge on A Deck
  • 1 x ReFuel café restaurant
  • 2 x Steam Coffee café bars
  • 1 x Steam Coffee outlet
  • Toilets: Male | Female | Disabled
  • Baby changing facilities
  • 4 x TV screens
  • 1 x Outdoor Barbecue
  • Outdoor seating areas

Safety Equipment

  • Rescue boats
  • Inflatable liferafts
  • Lifejackets for persons > 32Kg in weight
  • Lifejackets for persons < 32Kg in weight
  • Infant Lifejackets
  • Wet Chemical fire Suppression system for Galley
  • Fixed CO2 System for Machinery Space
  • Fixed Vehicle Deck Drencher System
  • Smoke and Heat Fire Detection System
  • Fixed Vehicle Deck Drencher System
  • Fireman’s Outfit and Breathing Apparatus
  • International Shore Connection
  • Hydrants, hoses and nozzles
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Fire fighting Equipment
  • Lifebuoys
  • Parachute flares
  • Line Throwing Apparatus
  • Megaphones
  • CCTV System

 

Classification

  • Call Sign: MVRW8
  • MMSI: 232002589
  • IMO Number: 9117337
  • Registered Number: 728755
  • Flag: United Kingdom
  • Port of Registry: Southampton
  • Complies with the requirement of International Safety Management Code (ISM Code), ISO9001 and ISO14001 standards.
  • Approved to carry Dangerous Goods
  • Certifying Authority: UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency