30 August 2010

Trinacria, 28 May 2009

Trinacria

IMO 9261542
Built 2002, C.N. "Visentini" di Visentini Francesco & C. Donada, Italy
Tonnage 26 000 GT
Length 186,50 m
Width 26,60 m
Draugth 6,50 m
950 passengers
308 passenger beds
75 cars
2 050 lane metres of freight
2 Wärtsilä diesels, combined 18 900 kW
2 propellers
2 bow thrusters
Speed 22,5 knots

Trinacria and her sister Partenope are utilized by TTT Lines (Tomasos Transport & Tourism) on an overnight intra-Italy service between Catania and Naples. Following the completion on these two sisters, the same shipyard has delivered a whopping 16 ships based on the same design (though with increasing number of changes) to a number of different companies.

Trinacria in the port of Catania on 28 May 2009, photographed from onboard MSC Sinfonia. Click on the image to view full size.

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