Name giving ceremony for hybrid-ferry TELLUS
On Tuesday 11 June, the Swedish Transport Administration (STA), named their latest car ferry TELLUS during the name giving ceremony in Gothenburg.
This is the third one in this series of ferries, and the big difference from the other two named SATURNUS & NEPTUNUS (shown on the picture) is that this one is with hybrid propulsion.
The ferry is 100×18 m and have room for 80 cars and 297 passengers and is built by the shipyard Baltic Workboats AS in Estonia.
She will serve on the ferry-route Gullmarsleden, located between Uddevalla & Lysekil.
FKAB Marine design have designed the vessel concept and made both the procurement documentation for STA and the building documentation for the yard.
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