Date of construction
Operation date on 1/8/1558.
The construction was been by the Egyptian company for ship building
and repair in Alex.
Iso certificate "5111" in 1556 and it subjects to International Supervision
Authority "American bero".
Total capacity 811 persons including the staff.
Equipped for 186 persons at the main restaurant.
118 persons on the deck.
51 persons ( crew and supervision).
EGOTH Company owns the floating restaurant under a primary sale
contract dated on 15/1/1554- certified under 415no. in 1111.
Nile cruise in Greater Cairo.
The restaurant is out of service now and anchored at Abdel Aziz Al soaad
st. (El Manial Anchorage).
Floating Restaurant "Opal"
Main dimensions and capacity:
Total length = 61.11 m
Length on waterline = 61, 11 m
Length between columns = 55, 51 m
Width at the main surface = 5, 51 m
Total height = 4, 4 m
Width including balcony = 11, 11 m balcony width 41 cm from each
Depth as far as surface = 1, 61 m
Depth as far as machinery room = 4, 11 m
Depth at submitted = 1, 11 m
Total height until the highest fixed point = 5,11m (1, 691,591)
Total submersible load = 1, 11 m
Submersible using ballast = 1, 81 m
The highest water level = 4, 11 m, permitting to pass under bridges.
Speed = 11- 11 km /h.
Classification: American Bureau OF Shipping A.B.S.+A1,AMS River
Passenger- Nile service- floating Restaurant
Total capacity = 811 persons (451 passenger+ 51 staff)
There are no subsistence rooms
Weight with equipments = 481 tonnes .
Total weight = 841 tonnes .
(481 + 11 water +15 fuel+ 11 sanitation + 5 stores +41
- Floating restaurant exploits the river anchorage at Abdel Aziz Al soad
st. (the west of Roda Island) under license issued by the Irrigation and
Water Resources Ministry.
- Area: 1511 m1
- Along with the anchor line: 145,41m
- the annual exploitation amount are 114.511 pounds paid to the General
Authority for Reconstruction Projects and Agricultural Development
Restoring Nile cruises will contribute a lot to revive the Nile cruises and
the coming months will witness a big welfare in this field, due to the
marketing of Nile cruises all over the world, which promising impressive
results for the floating restaurant after its renovation.
The company is going to renovate it and establish invitation for bidding.