Voyager 38X


WAVECRAFT™ Voyager 38X is a seagoing innovation, designed to reduce transit time, improve crew and passenger comfort, safety and efficiency, expand operational envelop and reduce logistical cost.

Voyager 38X challenges helicopter transfer, combining speed, safety and comfort with excellent seakeeping capabilities and fuel economy. Outfitted with a motion compensated gangway and a SeaSpyder personnel transfer system, this unique craft is optimized for specific requirements of the offshore Oil & Gas industry.

Combining proven surface-effect ship (SES) and air-cushion catamaran technologies with an active motion damping system, Voyager craft allow for reaching the offshore installations in high sea states, even when the distance from harbor is far and the weather window for safe operations is narrow.

NOTE: Data below may vary from final specifications.

Technical specifications


  • ABS A1 HSC Crew boat
  • “Circle E” + AMC + DPS-2
  • USCG TIER 4 emissions standard certified
  • Other classifications options are available


  • SB Rescue Sling operated by single man or Man over Board system with rescue net SART
  • Helicopter hoisting rescue area


Hull materialCarbon Fiber Reinforced Plastic
Main operationCrew Transfer Vessel
Passengers100 - 150

Main characteristics

Length overall38,2 m38,2 m
Length between P.P34,1 m34,1 m
Width overall11,4 m11,4 m
Draught off cushion0,8 m0,8 m
Draught on cushion2,1 m2,1 m
Dead weight30 ton39 ton


Max. speed52 kn55 kn
Speed @ 1,0m Hs43 kn 50 kn
Range @14 m3 fuel 600 nm600 nm

Economy operations

Economy speed @85% MCR45 kn50 kn
Fuel consumption30 l/nm @ 45 kn30 l/nm @ 45 kn


Main engines2 x 2560 kW2 x 2880 kW
Aux. engines2 x 90 kW2 x 90 kW
Lift fan engines2 x 550 kW2 x 550 kW
Propulsion2 water jets2 water jets
Thrusters2 x 14 kN fwd, 2 x 14 kN aft2 x 14 kN fwd, 2 x 14 kN aft
DP1 and DP2 systems optional


Fuel oil20,0 m320.0 m3
Fresh water3,0 m33,0 m3
Grey water1,5 m31,5 m3
Black water2,0 m32,0 m3
Ballast (seawater trim)
Fuel oil transfer for trimming of vessel

Electronic and navigational equipment

AISCrewfinder System
Radar X bandCCTV
Electronic chartVideo screens
InternetGMDSS A1/A2

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