HSC Natchan World

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Natchan World
Name: Natchan World
Operator: Tsugarukaikyo Ferry Co
Builder: Incat, Tasmania, Australia
Yard number: 065
Launched: 18 February 2008[1]
Completed: 18 April 2008[1]
Maiden voyage: 2008
Status: in service
General characteristics [2]
Tonnage: 10,715 GT (gross tons)[3]
Length: 112.6 m (369.4 ft)[4]
Beam: 30.5 m (100.1 ft)[4]
Draft: 3.93 m (12.9 ft)[4]
Installed power: 4 x MAN Diesel 20V 28/33 D diesel engines[4]
Propulsion: 4 x Wärtsilä LJX 1500SR waterjets[4]
Speed: 40 knots[4]
  • 800 passengers
  • 355 cars[1]

Natchan World is a high speed catamaran operated by the Tsugarukaikyo Ferry Company[5] between the ports of Aomori and Hakodate, Japan.


Natchan World was built in 2008 by Incat Group of Companies in Hobart, Tasmania. It is the sister ship to Natchan Rera.