Voyager 38X


Voyager 38 X implements intelligent design and state-of-the-art technology to offer new standard for fast offshore crew transfer, directly competing with helicopters on levels of safety, comfort, fuel efficiency and overall reduced cost of offshore logistics.

WAVECRAFT Voyager 38 X vessels for fast offshore crew transfer combine proven surface-effect ship (SES) and air-cushion catamaran technologies with an active motion damping system, enabling 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. Outfitted with a gangway and a SeaSpyder personnel transfer system, this unique craft is optimized for specific requirements of the offshore Oil & Gas industry.

WAVECRAFT™ Voyager 38 X can be delivered in accordance with all major classification societies, and is compliant with USCG and ABS A1 HSC Crew boat, “CircleE”+ AMS + DPS-2 classifications. Applying the latest in high-speed diesel engine- and SCR technologies, Voyager 38 X meets stringent environmental standards and is compliant with USCG EPA TIER 4 requirements.

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General Arrangement for Voyager 38X USA

General Arrangement for Voyager 38X Global

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 cushion2,1 m2,1 m
Draught on cushion0,8 m0,8 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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