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    The world biggest ferryboat was finished to day at the danish shipyard in Elsingnor.The ferryboat?

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    The world biggest ferryboat was finished to day at the danish shipyard in Elsingnor.The ferryboat was called ARVEPRINCE KNUD, he is brother to the danish King Fredrik.

    The world biggest ferryboat for motorcars cost the danish Railroads over 32 million danish kroner.The ferry is able to take 400 motorcars at the same time, it will be about 3 kilometers of motorcars.There are 3 deck for cars on the ferryboat.There can be I.500 passengers on board.

    The new ferryboat will sail between Sjalland and Fuen.This water is one of the stop point on Europaroay from Stockholm and Oslo and Copenhagen to Germany.There are on Sjalland and on Fyen the world two biggest ferryboat harbours, called Knudshovede and Halskov.

    The first ferryboat for motorcars on this water was build in 1930.This ferryboat was able to carriage 60 cars over the water.22 years after was build a new ferryboat, this was able to take 70 motorcars, in 1961 was build a ferryboat there was able to take 200 motorcars, and now will the latest ferry Prince Knud carriage 400 cars over the water.

    Danish shipsyard is in trouble.It is to expensive to get a ship build in Denmark, the paid for the labours is to high.Not a single danish shipsyard has received any order on new building in 1963.When the ships run out in the water the labours can go home, there is not other ships they are waiting to be build.Norway there was one of the big danish customer build now their ships in Japan or in Sweden.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4RAI8VRFXDITBGS6VEKMHSNVI
    Media URN:
    VLVA4RAI8VRFXDITBGS6VEKMHSNVI
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/05/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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