FastShip Atlantic aims to fill a niche between air freight and conventional 
      cargo ships.
                         PAYLOAD      SPEED      DOOR-TO-DOOR 
                        (TONS)        (KNOTS)    DELIVERY*
      FASTSHIP           8,500          38        5-7 days
      BOEING 747            80         475        3-5 days
      CONVENTIONAL      25,500          20      14-35 days
      CARGO
      TECHNO-            1,000          50          NA 
      SUPERLINER
      *TRANSATLANTIC   
      NA - not applicable, since the TSL won't run on the Atlantic
      DATA: FASTSHIP ATLANTIC INC., SHIPPERS, BUSINESS WEEK
      
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