World’s Fastest Ship Put to Work in Argentina | gCaptain ⚓ Maritime & Offshore News

Incat Crowther’s newest high-speed ferry, dubbed the world’s fastest ship, has been christened during a ceremony in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

The 99-meter vessel, named Francisco in honor of the Argentine Pope, uses LNG-powered gas turbine engines and waterjets to reach top speed of 58.1 knots, or 66 miles per hour. In addition to its speed record, the vessel also claims the first high speed dual-fuel vehicle and passenger ferry.

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