Southern Engineering Co Ltd (SECO) partnered with Damen to build and deliver MV Albert Nile 1 to Uganda National Roads Authority from their shipyard in Mombasa, Kenya.
MV Albert Nile 1 is a roll on roll off (RoRo) modular ferry specially designed to safely transport passengers and vehicles across Lake Albert in Uganda.
The hull of the vessel consists of container sized units which are coupled together with a specially designed coupling system. The entire vessel was transported by road, Uganda being a landlocked country, to her final destination and assembled on-site.
The ferry currently connects Buliisa district to Nebbi (Panyimur) in Uganda and has a capacity of carrying 250 people and 20 vehicles.
SOURCE: Southern Engineering Co Ltd