ther Anastasia Cotton
Three state-of-the-art Aero Catamaran type ships, which will be launched on the Argosaronicos lines, replacing older technology ships of the Group in the specific destinations arrived at the port of Piraeus.
Next Monday, August 8, the ships will start their engines for Agistri, Aegina, Poros, Hydra, Ermioni, Spetses, Porto Heli with 17 routes.
The total cost of the investment amounts to Euro 21 million and will be covered by equity and bank borrowing.
The new, state-of-the-art and modern aesthetic ships have been designed with innovative features that completely upgrade the services offered, providing the more than 3 million passengers who travel annually on the Argosaronic lines, a new and unique travel experience.
With their routing, the transportation capacity for the Argosaronic destinations will be increased, thus creating the conditions for the further economic development of the islands and local communities.
The vessels has a maximum speed of 32.2 knots with a full load, an overall length of 36 meters, a width of 9.7 meters and a carrying capacity of 150 passengers, while the interior layout and in general its innovative design aims to offer the passenger a high level of comfort and services .
The Attica Group
Attica Group is active in passenger shipping through SUPERFAST FERRIES, BLUE STAR FERRIES, HELLENIC SEAWAYS and AFRICA MOROCCO LINK with a total of 34 ships that offer modern, high-level transport services in Greece and abroad.
The ships in its fleet travel to 4 countries, to 60 unique destinations, calling at 71 ports, carrying over 7 million passengers, 1 million vehicles. vehicles and 400,000 trucks per year.
The shipyard Brødrene Aa, where they were built, is a world leader in the construction of carbon fiber ships and since 2002 has built more than 70 passenger ships.
The yard combines the highly efficient design of the ship’s hull with the use of the lightest construction material in carbon fiber.
By building the most energy efficient vessels on the market, the shipyard’s customers benefit from lower fuel costs, lower greenhouse gas emissions and lower maintenance costs.