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Jadrolinija acquired Greek double-ender FAROS. She will sail between Split and Stari Grad. FAROS is the former STELIOS FILIAGKOS from Thassos Link.

She has a capacity of 600 passengers and 160 vehicles. She was purchased for HRK 63 million or EUR 8.5 million.

[link MarineTraffic]

On 13 January, the keel was laid for the first out of two combined freight and passenger DFDS newbuildings from Guangzhou Shipyard in South China. The ferries will be used in the Baltic

ELISABETH RUSS has been chartered by Trasmediterranea, to replace LA SURPRISE (Suardiaz) on the roro freight route between Algeciras and Tanger Med. [link MarineTraffic]


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Newbuilt Hydrofoil CARMINE Enters Service for Liberty Lines

The high-speed craft CARMINE M –built by Liberty Shipyard in Trapani– has been delivered to Liberty Lines. It is ready to enter service on the routes to and from the Aeolian islands.

This is the fourth unit of the Admiral 250 series built in Sicily and follows the sister ships CARLO MORACE, AMMARÌ and CARMEN M.

This high-speed vessel has a capacity for 250 passengers, is 31.7 metres long, beam is 6.8 metres, draft 4.2 metres and can reach a maximum speed of 36 knots.


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On 18 December 2019, Austal announced the rollout of Hull 394, the BAJAMAR EXPRESS for Fred. Olsen Express.

Austal recently posted a new video that captures the milestone.