This is a 553’ RoPax Night Ferry built in 1981. It was lengthened and rebuilt in 1986 and in 1999 rebuilt with more cabins from conversion of part of the car deck. In 2003 it was rebuilt with sponsons added for increased stability. The last refit was 2017. The ship carries 2,200 passengers and has 1,786 berths. It is fully operational and in service with current Class Certificates. It is Ice Class 1A with unrestricted navigation so it can operate in high latitudes.
Country Built: Sweden
Built: 24 June 1981
Rebuilt: 1986,1999, 2003
Last Refit: 2017
Tonnage: 30,317 GT
Deadweight: 3,515 t
Length: 168.49 m (552 ft 9 in)
Beam: 26.04 m (85 ft 5 in)
Draught: 8.10 m (26 ft 7 in)
Depth: 13.45 m (44 ft 2 in)
Speed: 19 kn (35.19 km/h; 21.86 mph)
Capacity: 2,200 passengers
Berths: 1,786 berths
Cars: 562 cars
Lane Meters: 750
Ice class: 1 A, Super Ice
Main Engines: 4 × B& W 8K45GUC diesels combined 21,476 kW
Propulsion: 2 propellers
Bow Thrusters: 2
Bow Ramp: The ship has one bow (front) door with a movable ramp to
shore. Front ramp is 8 meters by 18.3 meters.
Stern Ramp: A single movable ramp from shore to Main deck of 10.5
meters by 15.8 meters, and
Movable Ramps: Two movable ramps to the Upper deck of 3.5 meters by
Internal Ramps: There are two ramps from the Main deck to the Upper
deck towards the front of the ship.
Free heights: Within the car/trailer/bus decks are as follows: Upper
deck 1.8 meters high (ie for cars)
Main deck 6.6 meters high (ie for trucks, trailers, buses or
Garage totals are:
Lane-meters: 750 meters
The 553’ Cruise Ferry, has 522 cabins with a total of 1786 berths. All staterooms are air-conditioned and with en-suite bathrooms (toilet/shower/wash basin, hairdryer). Suites additionally offer as amenities flat TV (satellite reception), radio, phone, mini-bar, large Porthole Window. Double suites are for 2 people (with 1 double bed). Family suites are for 3 people (1 double bed + 1 sofa bed). Cots for children under 2 years are available upon request. The ferry company provides bed linens, towels, and toiletries. Four staterooms are wheelchair-accessible (cabins adapted for disabled passengers). There are also "pet-friendly" cabins.
Shipboard Dining And Entertainment Options
A la Carte Restaurant (formal venue - gourmet food, Mediterranean cuisine, fine wines, drinks, special children's menus)
Buffet (self-service restaurant, hot and cold meals, children's menus)
Snack Bar / Cafe is open year-round and sells sandwiches, cakes, pastries, fruit salads, yogurt, ice cream, hot/cold drinks.
The Pizzeria is open high-season only and serves fresh-baked Neapolitan pizzas with traditional toppings.
Children's Play Area is an indoor playground equipped with a TV (showing cartoons), coloring tables, games, and toys. Supervised by dedicated staff fun activities for kids are provided complimentary during summer.
Reserved Seating Lounges (fitted with comfortable Pullman seats / fully-reclining leather armchairs)
Ferry Shopping Centre, retail outlets (boutique shops) sell at discounted pricing gifts and souvenirs, alcohol (spirits, wines), tobaccos, premium-brand perfumes and cosmetics, designer jewelry, fashion clothing and accessories, watches, sunglasses, personal hygiene products, travel essentials, confectionery, snacks, toys, puzzles, books, magazines.
free Wi-Fi, ATM / cash machine (next to Information Desk / Reception)
The vessel offers plenty of outdoor deck space.
The ship's top-deck is Heli Deck with a helipad (helicopter landing area used in cases of emergency).
The 553’ RoPax Night Ferry is fully operational and recently updated. It carries 2200 passengers with 1786 berths, 562 cars and has 750 lane meters for trucks. The ship is Super Ice Class with unrestricted navigation. It is well priced and owners will consider serious offers. Inspection can be arranged by appointment.
|Model:||RoPax Night Ferry|
|Class Notation:||Super Ice 1A|
|No. of engines:||4|
|Engine model:||B&W 8K45GUC|
|Drive type:||Shaft drive|
|Maximum Speed:||21 Knots|
|Length over all:||553'|
|Maximum draft:||26' 7"|
|Keel type:||Full Keel|
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.
Note: Indicated location is approximate general area only.