W.D.R.’S RUNGHOLT Sold To Blue Cruises

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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.

Wyker Dampfschiffs-Reederei Föhr-Amrum Is Taking Delivery of Its Newbuilt Catamaran RÜM HART

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German island ferry operator W.D.R. takes delivery of catamaran ferry RÜM HART for operations in the Wadden Sea.

  • Catamaran boasts modern, comfortable accommodation for an efficient transport of up to 250 passengers (150 in winter).
  • Design was developed by Conoship International.
  • Challenge was service speed 16 knots in shallow waters, even against the tide.
  • Shipyard: Thecla Bodewes Shipyards in Harlingen, The Netherlands.
  • Namegiving ceremony 15 May, in Wyk.
  • She will be on charter to Adler-Schiffe GmbH & Co. KG, a German operator specialised in day excursions and Wadden Sea passenger transport.