Hunan Xiangchuan Shipbuilding Industry delivers largest-ever ferry

Hunan Xiangchuan Shipbuilding Industry delivers largest-ever ferry
Zhoushan Islands Prosperity is the biggest ferry ever built by Hunan Xiangchuan Shipbuilding Industry Co. (Image: Cummins China)

Hunan Xiangchuan Shipbuilding Industry Co. has delivered its largest-ever ferry, the 690-passenger Zhoushan Islands Prosperity, which is now sailing between the Zhoushan Islands and mainland China.

Designed by WUT Ship Co., the mono-hulled ferry is 65 metres long and is managed by 20 crew members. The vessel can operate at speeds up to 18 knots for 12 consecutive hours.

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Rebecca Gibson
By Rebecca Gibson
Tuesday, September 17, 2019