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Minoan Lines takes delivery of Cruise Olympia

Minoan Lines has taken delivery of Cruise Olympia, the last in a series of four innovative cruise ferries built by Fincantieri at its Castellammare di Stabia’s shipyards.

Minoan Lines has taken delivery of Cruise Olympia, the last in a series of four innovative cruise ferries built by Fincantieri at its Castellammare di Stabia’s shipyards.

After her delivery, the vessel sailed to the Greek port of Patras where she joined her twin, Cruise Europa”, which has been operatingsince October on the Ancona-Igoumenitsa-Patras route.

The unit is 225 metres long, 31 metres wide and has a gross tonnage of 54,310 tonnes. Her cargo capacity is 250 passenger cars and 3,000 linear metres of coaches, trucks, trailers, campers and caravans.

With a cruise speed of 28 knots, Cruise Olympia can carry 3,000 passengers in 413 cabins, 18 of them owner’s suites, and 50 junior suites, in addition to 548 reclining seats (114 first-class).

The Cruise Olympiais the biggest cruise ferry deployed in the Mediterranean, boasting the same high standards of cruiseships with regard to furniture of public areas and cabins, the wide range of on board services includes an a la carte and a self service restaurant, wellness and fitness areas, swimming pool, gymnasium, casino, discoteque, two lounges for truck drivers, a conference hall and one for parties, shops, internet point and children’s playground.

Posted on 9th July 2010 at 06:44 am in Ferry Operators | Minoan Lines | Ferry News | (0) Comments

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