The biggest cruise ferry Baltic Queen in the Baltic Sea started its work
The cruise ferry Baltic Queen of Estonian company Tallink started its work on April 24, 2009. Its route will run from the port of Tallinn to Stockholm via Mariehamn.
Cruise ferry Baltic Queen was launched on December 5, 2008 at the STX Europe shipyard (after the restructuring of Aker Yards) in Rauma, Finland. The sea vessel is the fifth ship of the company, which is gaining momentum every year.The ferry is quite reliable and alternatively effective in saving fuel by a ship that replaced the predecessor with the Romantika ferry. The vessel became the largest cruise ferry in the Baltic.
Cruise ferry Baltic Queen refers to the ice class 1A, which allows year-round operation in the Baltic Sea.
The basic principle in the development of the vessel was the comfort and luxury of today.
On board there are 927 cabins, five first-class restaurants for 1,250 people, a conference room for urgent events for 450 people, a cafe, a walking deck, a solarium and a swimming pool, a network of shops with various goods of leading world brands: clothing in assortment, toys, jewelry, cosmetics, boutique and confectionery. On board the ferry there is a night disco in the style of Ibiza, a restaurant with a dance show and a stylish Cigar Club.
Comfortable cabins are equipped with everything you need: toilet, shower, TV and other accessories. There are also three cabins for passengers with limited mobility. The company Tallink guarantees comfort and luxury for the most demanding passengers.
In addition, cruise ship Baltic Queen can carry cars and lorries in the amount of 420 units.For their convenient arrival in the stern is provided ramp, height-adjustable and 1130-meter lane for traffic.
Technical data of the cruise ferry Baltic Queen:
- Displacement — 48,300 tons
- Length — 212 m
- Width — 29 m
- Draft — 6 m
- Ship propulsion — four Wärtsilä diesel engines with a total capacity of 43,520 hp
- Speed — 24.5 knots
- Number of decks — 12
- Number of passengers — 2,800 people
- Crew — 130 people.