MV F.-A.-Gauthier

Constituting the largest vessel in the STQ fleet, the vessel is a ferry-type vessel, 133.3 m long, capable of reaching a cruising speed of around 20 knots. It has a boarding capacity of around 180 vehicles, and is able to move more or less 800 passengers. It is the link between the regions of Côte-Nord, Bas-Saint-Laurent and Gaspésie.

Technical specs

  • Year of construction 2013-2014
  • Builder Fincantieri Castellamare Di Stabia - Italie
  • Lenght (m) 133,2
  • Width (m) 22,4
  • Draft loaded 5,55
  • Gross tonnage (tons) 16 000
  • Clearance (m) 4,98
  • Capacity - Passengers 800
  • Capacity - Vehicles 180
  • Total engine power (kW) 20 880
  • Cruising speed (knots) 20
  • Boarding Front and rear
  • Propulsion LNG / Diesel electric
  • Main Engines Wartsila 12V34DF (4)