Finneco III, the third and last of the three ro-ro vessels in the Eco class was delivered at the China Merchants Jinling Shipyard (Jiangsu) in China on 6 June 2022. The vessel will enter Finnlines’ Biscay line, where it will join the sister vessels, Finneco I and II.
MS Finneco III is part of Finnlines’ EUR 500 million Newbuilding Programme, which consists of three hybrid ro-ro vessels and two hybrid ro-pax vessels. Photo: Finnlines Plc
The Chinese shipyard China Merchants Jinling Shipyard (Jiangsu) delivered the third and last of three hybrid ro-ro vessels to Finnlines. The first vessel, Finneco I, was delivered on 28 April 2022 and the second, Finneco II, on 30 May 2022.
The ships are 238 metres long, each with a cargo capacity of 5,800 lane metres. Consequently, the vessels can carry 400 trailers per voyage. Compared with the largest vessels in today’s Finnlines fleet, the cargo carrying capacity of the hybrid newbuilds will increase by nearly 40%.
The three vessels represent another move towards sustainable shipping as they are energy-efficient. Energy saving is the best way to reduce the emissions.
The vessels have the highest Finnish/Swedish ice class.
Finnlines’ EUR 500 million Newbuilding Programme also includes two eco-sustainable Superstar ro-pax vessels scheduled to be delivered in 2023.
“This is a significant milestone in our EUR 500 million Newbuilding Programme, and we are delighted to welcome the Finneco trio to the Finnlines fleet”, says Emanuele Grimaldi, Chairman of the Board, Finnlines.
“Through our ambitious investment, we can bring to our customers, not only the economies of scale and increased frequency, but a green and well scheduled infrastructure in the Baltic Sea, the North Sea and the Bay of Biscay. Finneco trio will give added value to Finnlines and its customers when they start to operate on their routes”, Grimaldi continues.
Ship particulars, Finneco I–III
Type of vessel : Ro-ro
Ice class: 1 A Super
Length, overall: 238.0 m
Breadth, moulded :34.0 m
Gross tonnage: 60,515
Lane metres: 5,800
Design speed: 20.7 knots
Engine output: 2 x 12,780 kW
Emission reduction technology
Exhaust gas abatement
Waste heat recovery
Ballast water treatment system
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