ice-class passenger ferry
212 m (695'06")
The vessel is one of the biggest cruise ferries in the Baltic Sea, having capacity for 2,800 passengers.The guiding principle in designing the vessel was paying attention to the comfort and luxury of present-day passengers. The use of high-tech solutions onboard is maximal. 927 cabins, several restaurants and places to entertain of various style and class as well as a remarkable conference centre with over 450 seats make the new ship a multi functional sea-based hotel with excellent ambience.
MS Galaxy is designed to carry passengers, private cars and freight units, and has 1,130 lanemetres, i.e. over a kilometre of vehicle deck space. The vessel has a length of 212 metres, a beam of 29 metres and a gross tonnage of 48,300. Propulsion by four diesel engines totaling 26,240 kW will provide a service speed of 22 knots.
Classification of the vessel is to the highest ice-class 1 A Super. The catalytic reduction units to be installed for better control of exhaust emissions will make the vessel most environmentally friendly. Her sisterships are MS Baltic Queen and MS Baltic Princess.