New ferry for Kyokudo Kyushi hits the water

Photo: Kyokudo Kyushi Ferry

A new Ro-Pax vessel being built for Japanese operator Kyokudo Kyushi Ferry was recently launched into the water at the facilities of Usuki Shipyard in Oita prefecture.

The 1,200-tonne, 86-metre vessel will have capacity for 292 passengers and 57 vehicles once completed.

Delivery is scheduled for February 2021.

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