Denman Island Cable Ferry

Denman Island, BC

  • Services Construction/Project Management, Structural Engineering, Waterfront Engineering
  • Market(s) Ferry Terminals, Floating Structures, Ports & Waterfront
  • Awards Guinness Book of World Records, Longest Cable Ferry Crossing

1.87 km

World's Longest Cable Ferry


Car Cable Ferry


Discipline KPFF Team
  • Owner BC Ferries
  • Contractor Ruskin
    Vancouver Pile & Dredge
  • Collaborators Elliott Bay Design Group
    EYE Marine
    PBX Engineers
  • Team Seattle, WA
Denman Island Cable Ferry Denman Island Cable Ferry

KPFF was prime consultant overseeing an integrated team designing the world’s longest cable ferry system. The project included the design of a new 50-car cable ferry as well as new landings at each end of the route. The KPFF team included structural, civil, electrical, mechanical, and geotechnical engineers, as well as naval architects. In the prime role, KPFF was responsible for ensuring the compatibility of all project elements, quality control, and project management.

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