Aker Yards Delivered Fast Ferry for Tallink

Tuesday, April 10, 2007
Tallink s newest passenger ferry Star was delivered from Aker Yards Helsinki yard. She will start regular traffic between Helsinki and Tallinn and will be capable to cross the sea between the two cities just in two hours. The ice class of the ferry will allows year-around operation. Besides 1,900 passengers, the 185 m long and 27.7 m wide vessel is designed to carry private cars and freight units by having more than two kilometres of vehicle deck space. The vessel worth around 110 million euro gave for the yard and partners ca. 800 manyears of work. Aker Yards is the leading ferry builder in the world. The "Star" is the 19th ferry delivered by Aker Yards for the combined Tallink Silja during the long successful partnership between the companies. After delivering the Star, Aker Yards business area Cruise & Ferries has in the orderbook in all 21 vessels, 11 of which are cruise vessels and 10 ferries. The orderbook includes four of the world s largest cruise vessels, the world s biggest cruise ferry and two of the world s largest ropax ferries.

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