PASSENGER PROGRAM RO-PAX FERRY
She is powered by four 9.600 kW engines offering a maximum speed of 24 knots. Passenger facilities include two large bars, one à la carte and one self-service restaurant, a cinema, a children’s play area and a sun deck. There is also a kennel room. There are 200 cabins in total, 150 four bed types and 50 double bed cabins, as well as the air seats, the company has a vessel which should facilitate a stress-free crossing for the 750 passengers it can accommodate.
Three of 12 decks are reserved for its freight capacity. Passengers have a dedicated car deck, with a ramp used solely for passenger vehicles, and direct access to the accommodation spaces. All vehicle decks are open with no pillars in order to simplify loading. It allows easy maneuvring in the garage spaces, due to the fact that the ship is quite wide (30.5 m beam).
The passenger flow is designed to be very convenient, with the reception situated on Deck 8, just above the car deck. From the reception, easy access is provided for the passengers to reach their cabins on decks 8 and 9. Restaurants and bars are located on decks 9 and which makes facility locations logical for the passengers.
Bureau Veritas is classing the 180m-long vessel to its highest comfort class, Comf 1.
The vessel provides an easy and convenient journey for disabled passengers. Facilities include lifts and escalators, public areas are wide and are without obstructions, all onboard furniture had to have rounded edges to meet these criteria. Additionally, the vessel has a helideck.
Another important regulation the build had to adhere to was the Solas 2009 convention relating to damage stability.