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Table: Speeding Across The Atlantic


Industries: SHIPPING

TABLE: Speeding Across the Atlantic

FastShip Atlantic aims to fill a niche between air freight and conventional

cargo ships.

PAYLOAD SPEED DOOR-TO-DOOR

(TONS) (KNOTS) DELIVERY*

FASTSHIP 8,500 38 5-7 days

BOEING 747 80 475 3-5 days

CONVENTIONAL 25,500 20 14-35 days

CARGO

TECHNO- 1,000 50 NA

SUPERLINER

*TRANSATLANTIC

NA - not applicable, since the TSL won't run on the Atlantic

DATA: FASTSHIP ATLANTIC INC., SHIPPERS, BUSINESS WEEK


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