30 knots will be the cruising speed of the new Baltic Sea ferry, Finnjet, now being outfitted for Finnlines at the Wartsila, Finland shipyard and due to go into service next May. The ship will make the run between Helsinki and Travemuende, Germany, in 22 hrs carrying 1,500 passengers and 350 automobiles. Built to icebreaker specifications, Finnjet will be powered by twin gas turbines, each rated at 28,000 kW at 3,800 r/min.

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  • Corporate Authors:

    Penton Publishing Company

    Penton Building, 1111 Chester Avenue
    Cleveland, OH  United States  44113
  • Publication Date: 1976-9

Media Info

  • Serial:
    • Machine Design
    • Publisher: Penton Media, Incorporated
    • ISSN: 0024-9114

Subject/Index Terms

  • TRT Terms: Ferries
  • Subject Areas: Marine Transportation; Vehicles and Equipment;

Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00148835
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transportation Development Agency Centre
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 15 1977 12:00AM