Finnish shipbuilding company Rauma Marine Constructions launches MyStar, an eco-friendly LNG-powered shuttle ferry owned by Estonian shipping company Tallink Grupp.

Rauma Marine launches LNG-fueled ferry for Tallink
Courtesy of Tallink Grupp

Rauma holds a christening and float-out ceremony for the 50,000 gross tonnage fast ferry as a part of the launching.

The vessel will use LNG as its main fuel to meet all the current and future known emission regulations.

Rauma Marine launches LNG-fueled ferry for Tallink
Courtesy of Rauma Marine

To remind, the construction of MyStar began in April 2020, with the delivery planned for January 2022.

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Moreover, this is also the largest passenger car ferry the company is building at Rauma shipyard to date.

MyStar will be 212 meters long and 30.6 meters wide. It can accommodate a total of 2,800 passengers and 200 crew members. 

It will sail the Tallinn-Helsinki route, connecting the capitals of Estonia and Finland.

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