Tallink brings the renewed Silja Europa Back to Tallinn-Helsinki route
Silja Europa, one of the largest passenger ferries in the world will have a renewal of passenger areas and return to Tallinn-Helsinki route as from March 2016, Tallink Group says. Also the fast ferries Superstar and Star as well as cruise ferry Baltic Queen will remain operating on the route, announced AS Tallink Grupp.
The Sales and Marketing Director of AS Tallink Grupp, Mr. Margus Hunt said that the majority of passenger areas, including cabins, restaurants, shops and show bar will be renovated and the passengers will have the opportunity to enjoy a fresh look and feel with exciting new discoveries. “The exact timetable and more details will be revealed soon”, added Hunt.
In cabins the textiles, furniture and technical equipment will be renewed. Most of the restaurants and shops will be also renewed and refurbished.
Silja Europa will start sailing with two departures per day on Tallinn-Helsinki route in March, replacing also other ships of the route having planned maintenance dockings in March and April, such as fast ferry Superstar and cruise ferry Baltic Queen. More detailed schedule will be revealed by the company next week.
Silja Europa is built in 1993 in Germany. She is worlds one of the largest ro-ro ships by the number of cabins with the length of 202 meters, width of 33 meters and passenger capacity of over 3000 people. There are 6 different cabin classes available on board, as well as 5 restaurants, 2 bars and nightclubs, a beauty salon, sauna and 4 shops. She has the highest ice class of 1A Super and her maximum speed is 21.5 knots. Her car deck accommodates 932 lane meters of vehicles and cargo.