Tangalooma Express

Built in Brisbane and launched in September 2004 at a cost of approximately $2 million. Covers a distance of over 1000 nautical miles (1800 kilometres) per week.

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Type of Vessel Wave Piercing Ferry
Length 22m
Beam 8m
Draft 1.6m
Tonnage 27 tonne (lightship)
Top Speed 34 Kts Laden
Service Speed 28 Kts Laden
Passenger Capacity 120 pax
Crew Capacity 2 Crew
Built Aug 2004
Designer Aluminium Boats Australia
Construction Aluminium
Main engines M.A.N V12
HP 2 x 800 Hp
Fuel Consumption 220 L/Hr
Auxiliary 2 x Yanmar
Generator 2 x Stamford 22.5 Kva
Fuel Capacity 2 x 1500 L
Water Capacity 2 x 1 50 L
Additional Capacity 2 x 6000 long range tanks (2000 nautical miles)
Navigation Equipment Furuno G.P.S Plotter / Sounder
Furuno ARPA 48 nMile Radar
TMQ Auto Pilot
Gyro & Fluxgate Compasses