Naming Ceremony and Delivery of Crew Boat BB3 "Dimitrias" to the Hellenic Navy

Naming Ceremony and Delivery of Crew Boat BB3 "Dimitrias" to the Hellenic Navy

On Monday 16 of October 2017 the naming and integration ceremony to the Hellenic Navy was held of a new built Auxiliary Vessel (BB) "DIMITRIAS" in the contractor’s facilities of "Spanopoulos Shipyards", in Perama, the third of a total of four similar type vessels.

Designed and built by New Hellenic Shipyard’s experienced technical personnel after successful sea trials under the supervision of the Hellenic Navy and the classification society.

The main dimensions are LOA=24m, B=6.5m, has 2 main engines of 450hp, a generator, electronic communication and navigation systems, while achieving maximum speed 12,5kn with capacity of 150 passengers plus crew.

Τhe ship is designed for the transportation of the staff of Hellenic Navy from and to Salamis Navy Base, which is the biggest Naval Base where most naval ships are berthed and where the main technical support is located.