On the 8th October, Hyundai Mipo Dockyard delivered the ‘FAUSTINE’, a 20,000-ton LNG-powered ro-ro ship, to ‘CldN’ of Luxembourg.
Finnlines’ Newbuilding Programme proceeds as planned. The second hybrid ro-ro vessel was launched on 30 August 2021 and the keel laying ceremony for the third vessel took place on 31 August.
Owners Wallenius Lines of Sweden and NYK of Japan are enthusiastic backers of UECC’s green initiatives. “It is UECC’s mission to be the sustainable leader in the short sea segment.
Inability to alter the passage plan leads to heavy rolling of the ro-ro vessel, leading to several freight vehicles and unaccompanied semi-trailers on the vehicle decks moved and some toppled over.
The construction of Finnlines’ newest environmentally friendly ro-ro vessel was started on 8 June 2020, with the steel cutting in the Chinese Nanjing Jinling shipyard.
At 0633 on Tuesday 18 December 2018, the roll-on/roll-off passenger ferry European Causeway rolled heavily in very rough seas and very high winds during its voyage from Larne, Northern Ireland to Cairnryan, Scotland.