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:: Bassac II

The Bassac II at anchor on Măng Thít river

The Bassac II was designed in-house by TransMékong to meet the demands of river discovery cruises. It harbors redundant propulsion and power generator; river water and waste water treatment, and a galley to serve up to 37.

With a large covered upper deck, a lounge and wide gangways, it is comfortable and can host a meal for the passengers of two ships. Access on board is broad and steady, and elderly or partly disabled passengers are safe.

Maximum 20 passengers
4 Twin, main deck, with private access and en suite bathroom
4 Double, main deck, with private access and en suite bathroom
2 Double, upper deck, with en suite bathroom

32m long, all wood, two passenger decks
Dining room and bar on the main deck
Lounge cum dining room on the upper deck
Shaded dining area on the rear upper deck
Sundeck on the front upper deck

Ship Bassac II
Flag Việt Nam
Class VR-SII river cruiser
Displacement 230 metric tons
Registered tonnage 237 GRT
Length overall 105' / 32m
Beam 25' / 7.80m
Draft 4'2" / 1.30m at half-load
Propulsion 2 x Cummins 6L, 12l atmospheric engines, 290BHP, 5000 hours per year
Navigation Can operate by night and in bad weather
Autonomy 7 days cruise
Power production 2 x 35kVA
Standard 220V, 50Hz
Availability 24 hours a day
Availability 24 hours a day
Stored water 12 metric tons
Source Automatic decantation and filtration system with UV lamp
  City water
Fire detection Smoke detectors in all cabins
Fire fighting Redundant pumping system, w/wo electrical power
  Fire hydrants, hoses and lances
  Fire extinguishers, ABC powder and CO2
Floatation devices Longboat, life vests, buoys w/wo lifeline
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