LANGKAWI: The event is the launching of the Yanmar 12AY series, with engine output of 1200HP, 1400HP & 1600HP @ 1950RPM at Hotel Bahagia, Langkawi from 19 – 21 Sept 2011.
46 participants consisting of naval achitects, ship owners and ship builders from East & West Malaysia attended the 2 days event.
This launching included product presentation by Mr Yashinori Kawano, engine designer from Yanmar Japan followed by sea trial of Coral Island I installed with the first two units of 1400HP engines of this series. This ferry has a seat capacity of 500+ pax. plying from Kuala Perlis to Pulau Langkawi daily with a speed of 23 knots at full load.