Shinas (ferry)

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Name: HSC Shinas
Owner: Sultanate of Oman
Operator: National Ferries Company
Route: Shinas-Khasab
Ordered: 2006[1]
Builder: Austal
Launched: 2008
Status: Active
General characteristics
Class and type: Catamaran Ferry
Length: 64.8m
Beam: 16.5m
Draft: 2.1m
Installed power: Diesel
Speed: 55.9kt (cruising at 52kt)
Capacity: 208
Crew: 12

Shinas is a catamaran ferry in service on the ShinasKhasab[2] route in Oman, reportedly the fastest diesel ferry in the world.[3] [4] [5]