HSW’s Hellenic Highspeed chartered to Africa Morocco Link

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On June 10, 2022, Hellenic Seaways’ HSC HELLENIC HIGHSPEED arrived at Spanopoulos Shipyards for her scheduled dry docking and repairs.

According to the latest information the ship is chartered to Africa Morocco Link (AML) to assist the other two conventional ferries (MOROCCO STAR and MOROCCO SUN) on the Algeciras-Tangier Med line where the traffic is expected to increase.

The vessel is already sporting the AML banner and is expected to depart after the completion of her repairs.

Cretan Cargo Lines purchased Pentland Ferry’s ORCADIA

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On December 5, 2021 Cretan Cargo Lines’ latest acquisition, ORCADIA (former SATURN), arrived -under tow-  at Spanopoulos Shipyards (Perama) ending her long journey from St. Margaret’s Hope, Orkney.

She was purchased from Pentland Ferries and served as a freighter around Orkney and the Pentland Firth since 2015. Originally, she was operated by Caledonian Mac Brayne (1978-2011). She will join Cretan Cargo’s fleet on the domestic market next season as a passenger/roro ferry.

Cretan Cargo Lines is active in RoRo transportation in Greece since 2013 and owns 3 RoRo vessels (IOSIF K, TALOS, NEARCHOS).

Photo: Kostas Papadopoulos