HAYABUSA - THE WORLD'S LARGEST HIGH SPEED WAVE PIERCING CATAMARAN CAR FERRY (KAWASAKI JET PIERCER)

Hayabusa Kawasaki Heavy Industries has built the first aluminium car ferry to be operated in Japan and the largest of this type in the world. The vessel, HAYABUSA, which operates between Yawatahama and Usuki, has the following principal particulars: propulsion 2 x Caterpillar 3616 + 2 x Caterpillar 3612 length, overall 99.78m breadth, moulded 19.98m depth, moulded 7.30m draught, design 3.10m tonnage, deadweight 570t speed, service 30 knots speed, trial 35.5 knots vehicle capacity 94 cars, or 24 coaches or lorries passengers 460

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Fast Ferry Intl Conf, 11th; 21-23 Feb 1995; Hong Kong. Pprs. Publ by High Speed Surface Craft Associates, UK [21 p, 9 ref, 19 fig]
  • Authors:
    • SAITO, Y
    • Manabe, H
    • Tanaka, I
  • Publication Date: 1995

Language

  • English

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00717358
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: British Maritime Technology
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 4 1996 12:00AM