Compagnie Générale de Navigation sur le lac Léman

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Compagnie générale de navigation sur le lac Léman
Type S.A.
Industry Transport
Founded 1873
Headquarters Lausanne, Switzerland
Area served Lake Geneva
Website www.cgn.ch
The Genève launched in 1896 for the national exhibition in the city
Vevey

The Compagnie générale de navigation sur le lac Léman or Lake Geneva General Navigation Company (commonly abbreviated to CGN) is a public Swiss company operating boats on Lake Geneva connecting towns in both France and Switzerland including Geneva, Vevey, Montreux, Évian-les-Bains and Lausanne.

Fleet[edit]

Vessel Type Year of construction Length Power Passenger capacity
La Suisse Paddle steamer 1910 78 m 1030 kW 1200
Simplon Paddle steamer 1920 78 m 1030 kW 1200
Montreux Paddle steamer 1904 67.8 m 650 kW 800
Savoie Paddle steamer 1914 67.8 m 660 kW 800
Rhone Paddle steamer 1927 67.8 m 625 kW 825
Helvétie Diesel electric paddle wheel 1926 78.5 m 1400
Vevey Diesel electric paddle wheel 1907 65.5 m 515 kW 750
Italie Diesel electric paddle wheel 1908 65.5 m 515 kW 800
Lausanne Modern diesel powered 1991 78.8 m 2 × 870 kW 1500
Henry-Dunant Modern diesel powered 1963 50.2 m 2 × 365 kW 700
Général-Guisan Modern diesel powered 1964 50.2 m 2 × 365 kW 700
Chablais Modern diesel powered 1974 46.1 m 2 × 325 kW 560
Ville-de-Genève Modern diesel powered 1978 47.2 m 2 × 400 kW 560
Léman Modern diesel powered 1990 49.6 m 2 × 520 kW 850
Valais Modern diesel powered 2008 30.8 m 2 × 720 kW 200
Morges & Lavaux Modern diesel powered 2006 30.8 m 2 × 720 kW 200
Coppet & Genève Modern diesel powered 2007 24.8 m 2 × 1045 kW 120
Col-Vert Modern diesel powered 1960 28.3 m 294 kW 130

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