As the ship hit 18 knots, water flooded the car decks
through open bow doors, capsizing the ship in less than a minute.
Disaster struck the 7951-ton ferry after the bow doors were left open, flooding the car decks
In just one day it could fill its four car decks
with enough traffic to bring most Welsh towns to a standstill for a day.
Behind the rolling shutter onto the street there is a two-storey pit which like those found in car mechanics' workshops is filled with a hydraulic lift with two car decks
The ships will not have bow doors and will have a U-turn system on the car decks
to speed disembarkation.
The giant pounds 155million ferry carries up to 2,000 passengers and has three car decks
and two lorry decks.
Birmingham City Council said the cash would be used to help pay for multi-storey car decks
to ease the burden of overcrowded car parks at stations across the city.
Water flooded the car decks
after the bow doors were left open after departure, causing the ferry to capsize.
Some developers opt for concrete car decks
, which look 'miserable' from the street, he said, while others wall in the tower site at ground level 'to protect the supposedly vulnerable moto-hardware'.
He said: 'Some developers opt for concrete car decks
which look miserable from the street, while others wall in the tower site at ground level.
The double-deck linkspan, which is a feature of the new terminal,allows two separate roadways onto the ferries and the rapid loading and unloading of the car decks
The Seacat - which has been working the cross-Channel route since the summer of 1991 - has smaller car decks
and doesn't take freight or coaches.