Tallink Invests in Silja Europa Cruise Ferry Renewal

Tallink Invests in Silja Europa Cruise Ferry Renewal

first_imgzoom Estonian shipping company Tallink has invested over EUR 16 million (USD 17.7 million) into renewing the 1993-built passenger ferry Silja Europa, which is returning to Helsinki-Tallinn route on December 12, 2016. The works on the 202-meter long ferry will include an upgrade of the entire interior including 1,016 cabins, 5 restaurants and bars and conference area.The ship, which is able to accommodate 3,123 passengers, will start sailing on Helsinki, Finland, – Tallinn, Estonia, route with a cruising schedule of departing from Helsinki every day at 18:30, arriving to Tallinn at 22:00 and departing from Tallinn the next afternoon at 12:30 and arriving to Helsinki at 16:00.Tallink said it transports almost 5 million passengers on Helsinki-Tallinn route every year. Apart from the cruise ferry Silja Europa, the company also operates two fast ferries under Tallink Shuttle brand on this route.In 2017, Tallink plans to introduce a new, environmentally friendly LNG-driven fast ferry Megastar to the route.last_img

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