Superferry 9

Posted: 23 March, 2010 by Fairlane in ugly
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Superferry 9

IMO: 8517396

Build: 1986 by Usuki Shipyard – Usuki in Japan, nr 1328

What do you get when you combine the floating apartment block structure of a cruise ship with the cargo capabilities of a general cargo vessel?

The ugly answer is Superferry 9.


Now, throw in some mechanical and possible stability problems, and what happens?

The uglier answer occurred on September 6th of 2009:

From Reuters via

From AP via


Read more about the incident here.


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