The LNG-powered Megastar, launched on the Tallinn-Helsinki route a year ago today, has carried more than 2 million passengers in its first year.
Wärtsilä has signed a five-year maintenance agreement with Estonia based AS Tallink Grupp for their new RoPax ferry M/S Megastar.
LNG Fast Ferry Megastar was delivered to Tallink from Meyer Turku Shipyard according to the schedule. Megastar will set a new standard for ferries on Helsinki-Tallinn route by customer comfort and environmentally friendly technical sophistication.
Tallink’s new LNG powered fast ferry M/S Megastar was bunkered with LNG for the first time at the newly opened Skangas Pori LNG terminal on January 4.
The hull assembly of Tallink’s new fast ferry Megastar started today 09.02.2016 at the Meyer Turku shipyard with traditional ceremonies. When ready, the new fast ferry will be a pinnacle of ship sustainability and efficiency at Baltic Sea
Tallink’s new LNG fast ferry delivered in 2017 will be named Megastar. The name was chosen among 21 550 name proposals submitted to the public name contest. On 9th of February 2016 the keel for Megastar will be laid in Meyer Turku Yard, which starts the constructions of the ship in dry-dock.