SUPERFAST VIII - Piraeus, Greece       Call sign - SZLQ     IMO number - 9198953     Owner - Attica Enterprises SA, Greece (Superfast Ferries SA, manager)

Location - Photographed while arriving at Warnemunde, Germany     Photograph Date - 30 May 2002
Photographer - Bernd Gell     Added to archive - 12 Aug 2003     Last updated - 12 Aug 2003

SHIP'S HISTORY

  Ordered - July 1998
  Keel laid - ???
  Launched - ???
  Delivered - July 2001

  (a) Superfast VIII - Greece

  As of August 2003 Superfast VIII was still in service

PARTICULARS

  Ship type - Passenger & vehicle ferry
  Gross tonnage - 30,285
  Net tonnage - 10,703
  Deadweight tonnage - 5,990
  L.O.A. - 203.90 meters
  L.B.P. - 185.60 meters
  Width overall - 25.00 meters
  Width moulded - 25.00 meters
  Draught - 6.60 meters
  Depth - 9.10 meters
  Number of decks - ???
  Vehicle capacity - 65
  Total car lane capacity - 1,900 meters
  Passenger capacity - 1,422
  Number of passenger cabins - 179
  Number of passenger berths - 622

CONSTRUCTION

  Builder - Howaldtswerke-Deutsche
  Country - ???, Germany
  Hull number - 358
  Engine builder - Fincantieri
  Country - ???, Italy
  Number of engines - 4
  Engine type - Sulzer 16ZAV40S diesels
  Fuel - Heavy fuel oil & diesel oil
  Horsepower - 57,425 bhp or 42,237 kW
  Speed - 26.6 knots
  Propellers - 2 variable pitch
  Steering gear - Standard rudders
  Bow thusters - 2 (??? hp)

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION - This section is open for all viewers to contribute any information about this ship that is known such as former owners, managers, charterers, accidents, conversions, drydockings, cargoes, voyages, sightings or ports of call etc..


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Information sources - Fairplay Internet Ship Register, Lloyds Registers & Marine News - The World Ship Society
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