World's Fastest Passenger Ship

By Finance

The ship "Francisco" can sail with up to 58knots (67m/h) and claim to be the world's fastest passenger ship. It is built by the Australian shipyard Incat .

The best description for this vessel is a "high-speed dual-fuel vehicle and passenger ferry," because is powered by 2 modified jet engines driving a pair of water jets.

Kim Clifford, Incat managing director announced:
"Of course there's a few speed boats that could surpass 58 knots, but nothing that could carry 1,000 passengers and 150 cars, and with an enormous duty-free shop on board."