HSC Tarifa Jet

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Name: HSC Tarifa Jet
Operator: FRS Iberia S.L.
Port of registry: Limassol, Cyprus Cyprus
Completed: 1997
Identification: IMO number: 9150999
General characteristics
Tonnage: 5,007 tonnes
Length: 86.62 m (284.2 ft)
Beam: 26 m (85.3 ft)
Draft: 3.63 m (11.9 ft)
Installed power: 4 x Ruston 20RK270
Speed: up to 42 knots
Capacity: 800 passengers
175 vehicles
Crew: 18

The HSC Tarifa Jet is a 86m fast catamaran ferry operated by Förde Reederei Seetouristik (FRS) Iberia S.L.


FRS Iberia S.L. The FRS-service between Continental Europe and Morocco has been initiated back in 2000 on a year-round basis.

Regular Routes

Tarifa - Tangier




HSC Tarifa Jet was built in 1997 at the Incat Yards in Tasmania, Australia.

HSC "Tarifa Jet" was delivered by Hobart-based InCat Australia Pty. Ltd. in May 1997 and has most recently operated as "Pescara Jet" for the Italian operator SNAV on a seasonal route between Pescara, Hvar and Spilt in the Adriatic Sea. The catamaran has an overall length of 86.62 meters, a beam of 26.00 m and a draft of 3.62 m. Her gross tonnage amounts 4.995 GT. The machinery consists of four Ruston 20RK270 engines with a total output of 28320 kW (38,500 HP) allowing a maximum service speed of 42 knots. 800 passengers and 185 cars can be accommodated onboard; the spacious cardeck is accessed via two stern ramps.

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