Széchenyi István komp

Széchenyi István ferry

Date / place of construction: The ferry called „Széchenyi István” was built in 1968 in the MHD Balatonfüred Factory Unit in Balatonfüred in Hungary. 

Original data: Maximum length: (m) 35.54; Length between verticals: (m) 32.37; Maximum width: (m) 10.69; Width on the main rib: (m) 10.50; Side height: (m) 2.80; Fixed point height: (m) 10.28; Maximum dive: (m) 1.25; Main engine type: 2 x Láng 6LD200S with 2 pieces of Voith-Schneider propellers; Main engine power: 2x200 HP.

In 1975 the main machines were replaced: Main engine type: SKL 6 NVD 26-2; Main engine power: 2x200 HP. In 1988, it was extended at the Balatonfüred Shipyard, inserted in the middle, and the superstructure was removed from one side. The wheelhouse, previously on a bridge in the middle of the ship was removed and was placed on the side of the ship on the superstructure.

Details (todays data): Maximum length: (m) 41.24; Length between verticals: (m) 38.07. 

In 2007, larger diameter Voith-Schneider propellers were installed and the SKL engines were replaced by Cummins engines.

It is perfect for a unique event venue: it can be a venue for shows or concerts and a unique place for organizing also fancy sporting events.