The conversion of the NISSOS CHRISI (1992, ex-RUNGHOLT) at the Atsalakis shipyard is progressing at a good pace. Her bow has already been formed, while the bow ramp is already in place. After the completion, she is expected to be introduced on the Kastelli-Gramvousa-Balo line. However, that will depend on the latest market developments.
On December 18, 2019 the new acquisition of the Cretan Daily Cruises, NISSOS CHRYSSI (ex- RUNGHOLT) arrived in Piraeus under tow from Germany.
The ship was purchased last October from the German Wyker Dampfschiffs-Reederei Föhr-Amrum GmbH (W.D.R.). She served the Dagebüll – Wyk (Foehr Island) – Wittdün (Amrum Island) line until May 2018.
She will be converted and possibly introduced on the Ierapetra – Chryssi line.
The German Wyker Dampfschiffs-Reederei Föhr-Amrum GmbH (W.D.R.) officially announced the sale of the ferry RUNGHOLT to Crete-based Blue Cruises. The ship has been traveling on the Dagebüll – Wyk (Foehr Island) – Wittdün (Amrum Island) line since 1992 and was replaced in May 2018 by the newbuilding NORDERAUE
The sale document was signed in Hamburg on October 17. She will soon depart for Greece, where she is expected to be remodelled and probably introduced on the Ierapetra-Chryssi line as the NISSOS CHRISI.
RUNGHOLT was built in Germany (1992, Husumer Schiffswerft).
GT 2,268 / 67,85m / 1,190 passengers / 53 cars / 12,5 knots.