Italian Short Sea Ferry Fleet Renovation (update) Caronte & Tourist Order First Ferry, More To Come

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Caronte & Tourist has signed the order for a new 8,300 GT ferry at Sefine in Yalova.

This order is entirely financed by Caronte & Tourist and is part of a wider fleet renovation plan. Four more ships will be commissioned to be deployed on the Strait of Messina and the short sea routes to Sicily.

The newly commissioned ferry will, as expected, be built on a project by the Trieste-based company Naos Design (see link) and will be ready for delivery within two years.

Dimensions: 110m long, 20m wide, 800 passengers, 420 lane metres.

Route: port of Milazzo – Aeolian Islands.

Dual-fuel LNG hybrid.