General questions on the ferries
Two engines propel each ferry.
The make of all the engines are Detroit Marine Diesel MTU 60 Series 14 litres that generates a minimum of 350 hp at 1800 rpm.
One engine consumes about 61 litres per hour at 100% of capacity (1800 rpm). One engine is used for crossing and the second is used for braking while docking.
The make is Twin Disk Quick Shift MGX5095.
The dimensions are 9.85m (32ft) wide and 28m (91ft) in length.
The propellers are 103.5cm (34.5 inches) and a pitch of 29.
The cruising speed is 11 km/h or 7 mph.
The weight is approximately 110 to 113 tons.
The water draft is from 6 to 6.4 feet.
Usually a ferry can transport a maximum of 15 vehicles.
The load capacity is 57 tons.
The distance between shores are 610 meters.