Metaltec Naval unveils tomorrow the ECOCAT, Europe’s first electrosolar passenger catamaran

The media conference will take place in the industrial facilities of the company in the vicinity of the Bay of Santander

ECOCAT’s frontal-lateral view (infography)

In the upper frontal-lateral view, the infographic resource allows to observe the extraordinary hydrodynamic work in the design of the vessel. In turn, the solar wing deployment system can be seen over the passenger area.

Metaltec Naval innovation shipyard will unveil tomorrow to the media the first unit of the ECOCAT line, the first electrosolar passenger catamaran in Europe. This briefing will take place from 12.30 in the industrial facilities of the company in the area of ​​the Bay of Santander, specifically in the industrial park of Raos.

The current stage of constructive development of the vessel, of almost 20 m. of length and 8 of beam, will allow the presentation to take place on the catamaran’s own deck.

The 25 tons of ECOCAT -constructed in aluminum and with a capacity of 120 passengers plus crew- will be 100% electric propelled. Its autonomy: 8 hours thanks, among other innovative elements, to its system of deployable solar wings that increases the surface of capture and generation of photovoltaic solar energy.

ECOCAT is part of the ECOBOAT ® range of ecological ships of Spanish naval technology, conceptualized and developed by Metaltec Naval.

Metaltec Naval

Metaltec Naval is a leading company in the design and development of innovative shipbuilding and ship conversion projects. Its policy of continued investment and effort on innovation and knowledge, together with the establishment of corporate alliances with the main players in the sector, allows Metaltec to maintain its competitiveness in its main lines of business, after four decades of maritime-naval activity: construction and conversion of profesional and recreational vessels, ad hoc customized projects, sustainable ships and boats through materials and/or propulsion systems (aluminum, mixed or pure electric propulsion) or unmanned marine vehicles.

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