MV Mécatina II

In service between Harrington Harbor and Chevery, the MV Mécatina II is a barge mainly used for the transport of goods. Derived from Montagnais, the term Mécatina, which means "it is a big mountain", is present in several toponyms of the Lower North Shore.

Technical specs

  • Year of construction 1989
  • Builder Talbot & Hunter, Québec
  • Length (m) 19
  • Width (m) 6
  • Draft loaded 1,05
  • Gross tonnage (tons) 53,22
  • Net tonnage (tons) 39,91
  • Clearance (m) n. d.
  • Capacity - Passengers 12
  • Capacity - Vehicles 2
  • Total engine power (kW) 328,24
  • Cruising speed (knots) 8
  • Boarding Front
  • Propulsion Propeller (2), rear
  • Main Engines Caterpillar (2)
  • Update 2010
  • Minimum workforce 2