Polish Baltic Shipping Ltd. – POLFERRIES would like to inform that they have finalised a purchase of a new passenger and vehicle ferry, that will be operating under the name of Cracovia, on the Świnoujście - Ystad and Swinoujscie - Ronne routes. Polferries ferries will be back with a direct connection between Poland and Bornholm, after 7 years long break. More details to come shortly.
The new unit has the following technical and operational characteristics:
- Length - 180m;
- Width - 24.30m;
- Immersion - 6.5 m;
- GT - 24,813;
- Number of passengers - 650 passengers plus 55 crew;
- Load line lenght - 2196 LM.
- Year of construction - 2002
Cracovia (formerly Drujba) was exploited on the Black Sea. The ferry complies with all applicable conventions regarding such ships, as well as all other navigation requirements.
Ferry will be able to take 650 passengers, 64 cars and about 98 long-haul trucks + 26 short-haul trucks at once.