High-speed ferry launched

PUBLISHED : Friday, 07 June, 1996, 12:00am
UPDATED : Friday, 07 June, 1996, 12:00am

Negros Navigation Co says it will deploy a high-speed ferry next week to service the Bacolod-Iloilo route in the central Philippines. Negros said the ship, which will cut the crossing time to less than an hour, could carry 361 passengers and had a maximum speed of 36 knots.