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Eckerö Line Finlandia ferry

In 2001, at the Daewoo shipyards in South Korea, were launched on two ferries-twin, built by order of the Italian company Moby Lines - "Moby Freedom" and "Moby Wonder". The ferries were making regular flights from Genoa to Corsica, replacing Mega Express and Mega Express II. The court could speed up to 27 knots, making the journey time dropped to 4 hours and 45 minutes. At that time it was the largest and fastest vessels of this class in the Mediterranean. In 2005 under the same project was built another ferry Moby Aki.

"Finland" on the approach to Helsinki.

Finland Ferry. Ferry Finlandia

2 February 2012, the ferry was sold to the Finnish company Eckerö Line for 90 million euros, which, after a ten-month restructuring, getting a new name - "Finland", came on the line Helsinki - Tallinn. Eckerö Line previously used on this route the ferry Nordlandia built in 1981, could not compete with modern Tallink ferries. (The main competitor in the background is a ferry Tallink Europa).

Finland Ferry. Ferry Finlandia

Ferry has a length of 175 meters and a width of 27. The power plant has an output of 50400 kW (65K HP) and allows the vessel to go at a speed of 27 knots (50 km/h). To facilitate the mooring nose fitted with two thrusters.

Eckerö Line Finlandia ferry

Ship holds up to 665 cars that are located in three levels. Entry is through the two rear and one front port, so the ferry is classified as "pass-through".

Eckerö Line Finlandia ferry

"Finland" at the West terminal in Helsinki.

Eckerö Line Finlandia ferry

the Ship has 2200 seats, mostly sessile, located in salons on the eighth deck. On the sixth and the seventh deck is equipped with about 300 comfortable cabins on 665 beds. This arrangement is due to small time of flight is a ferry passes the distance between two Baltic capitals within 2 hours. Large areas are occupied by bars, restaurants, on Board there is a supermarket and boutiques of famous brands.

Eckerö Line Finlandia ferry Eckerö Line Finlandia ferry

In the days of sailing under the Italian flag through one of the rear ramps came on Board and the passengers. Today, boarding is done through door in the side of the front of the boat to which the dock gallery terminals.

Eckerö Line Finlandia ferry