Speed and comfort go hand in hand

Fast Ferries

Renowned for comfort and reliability

Fast Ferries

Damen’s Fast Ferries are known for their quality, reliability and efficiency. We understand that ferries are often the only way of keeping connected, and that they function as genuine lifelines for islands and remote areas. Our designs focus on passenger comfort, high operability and predictable maintenance.

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Low fuel and maintenance costs

High-speed, comfortable catamarans

Our Fast Ferries are a series of high-speed, aluminium catamarans for passenger transport. They are designed for coastal operations and have high levels of passenger comfort, as well as low fuel consumption and maintenance costs. Standard designs are available from 100 to 450 passengers, but these can be adapted to requirements. Various seating arrangements are possible, from basic commuter to first class seats. Amenities such as kiosks and entertainment are tailored to the specific use of the ferry.

Fast Ferry 4212 / 4010

Six Fast Ferries for clients in S. Korea

With 14 delivered globally, the Fast Ferry 4212 has become an icon in the market. Damen has delivered six Fast Ferries to various clients in South Korea. Building from stock to its standardised designs perfected over decades, Damen delivers comfortable, safe and efficient Fast Ferries in very short time frames.


An icon in the global Fast Ferry market

This is ‘Jelena’, operated by Jadrolinija in Croatia. This Fast Passenger Ferry transports 403 passengers and operates at a top speed of 40 knots. With at least 14 delivered globally, the Fast Ferry 4212 has become an icon.


Different propulsion arrangements

Damen delivered two of these Fast Passenger Ferries, executed with different propulsion types for clients in South Korea.

Fast Ferry 4212

Two Damen Fast Ferries for Singapore

Bintan Resort Ferries ordered two aluminium fast passenger ferries for the tourist sector. Both “Wan Sendari" and "Wan Seri Beni" carry 300 passengers on each trip to Bintan Resorts, which takes about an hour from Singapore. These reliable ferries ensure regular, reliable and comfortable services.

Fast Ferry 4212

Five fast passenger ferries for Turkey

Five Damen Fast Ferries are part of the fleet of leading ferry operator IDO in Turkey. Burak Reis-3, Salih Reis -4, Kemal Reis-5, Murat Reis-7 and Mehmet Reis-11 provide public transport on the busy Bosphorus Strait in Istanbul. The ferries have a top speed of 30.9 knots and a passenger capacity of 449 people.

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Do you need more in-depth information about specifications or technical details? Please go to our product view and download the product sheets.

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Michelle Hwang
Chief Executive Officer of Miraejet Co.
Customer review

Damen could provide us with a ferry which cuts fuel consumption in half and enables us to double our passenger capacity.


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