Luciano Federico L

Luciano Federico L is a high-speed B60 catamaran ferry, which operates between Buenos Aires and Montevideo, a distance of 110 nautical miles (200 km; 130 mi).[6]

History
Uruguay
Name: Luciano Federico L
Owner: Los Cipreses S.A.[1]
Operator: Buquebus[1]
Port of registry: Montevideo[1]
Builder: Empresa Nacional Bazán[2]
Yard number: 354[2]
Laid down: 1 April 1997[2]
Launched: 4 July 1997[2]
Acquired: 1 October 1997[2]
Identification:
Status: in active service, as of 2012
General characteristics
Type: Catamaran Car Ferry
Tonnage:
Length:
  • 77.32 m (253 ft 8 in) o/a
  • 69.94 m (229 ft 6 in) p/p[3]
Beam: 19.5 m (64 ft 0 in)[3]
Draught: 2.15 m (7 ft 1 in)[3]
Propulsion:
Speed: 58 knots (107 km/h; 67 mph)[5]
Capacity: 450 passengers and 52 cars[4]

The ship is based on the Type 1130 catamaran, designed by AMD Marine Consulting of Sydney, Australia, and has an overall hull length of 77.32m, a beam of 19.5m and a full load draught of 2.15m. The boat was built in 1997 by the Spanish shipbuilder, Navantia. The ship can carry up to 450 passengers and 52 cars.[6]

The Luciano Federico L holds the Guinness World Record for the fastest car ferry boat in the world[7] with a recorded top speed of 60.3 knots (111.7 km/h; 69.4 mph) during sea trials.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e "Luciano Federico L - Summary (19620)". DNV GL Vessel Register. Det Norske Veritas. Retrieved 3 September 2012.
  2. ^ a b c d e f "Luciano Federico L - Yard (19620)". DNV GL Vessel Register. Det Norske Veritas. Retrieved 3 September 2012.
  3. ^ a b c "Luciano Federico L - Dimensions (19620)". DNV GL Vessel Register. Det Norske Veritas. Retrieved 3 September 2012.
  4. ^ a b c "Luciano Federico L". Ship Technology. 2012. Retrieved 3 September 2012.
  5. ^ "Catamarans". AMD Marine Consulting. 2012. Retrieved 3 September 2012.
  6. ^ a b "AMD Marine Consulting". amd.com.au. 2012. Retrieved 3 September 2012.
  7. ^ "Guinness World Records : Boating" (PDF). Flanders Marine Institute. 2012. Retrieved 3 September 2012.