High Speed Vessels - HSV
Two high-speed vessels support Department of Defense activities worldwide. Both ships are under long-term chart to Military Sealift Command.
Westpac Express (HSV 4676) suppports the 3rd Marine Expeditionary Force transporting cargo and mlitary personnel between Okinawa, Japan and other ports in the Far East.
HSVs are fast, cost-effective means of transporting personnel, vehicles and equipment.
Westpac Express can transport up to 970 Marines plus vehicles and equipment.
|Point Of Contact|
MSC Public Affairs
471 East C. St.
Norfolk, VA 23511-2419
|General Characteristics, High Speed Vessel|
|Length: 331 ft|
|Beam: 88 ft|
|Displacement: 2,118 tons|
|Westpac Express (HSV 4676), None|
|Last Update: 7 March 2017|