Finnlines is building two Superstar ro-pax vessels. The first vessel, Finnsirius, was launched on 30 August 2022 and the keel laying of the second one, Finncanopus, was celebrated on 1 September 2022. The two freight-passenger vessels will start to operate from Finland to Sweden and Åland Islands in 2023.
The vessel is a roll-on roll-of passenger (RoPax) ferry, designed for operation between Kapellskär (Sweden), Langnäs (Åland) and Naantali (Finland), summing up to one daysailing and one nightsailing during 24 hours. She meets the highest technical and environmental standards and has been optimized for both 16 kn and 19 kn service speed.
The vessel has been designed with high focus on fast and efficient handling of cargo for short turnaround time in port. Drivers and passengers experience is concentrated around the scenic views and high on-board comfort, including entertainment, spaarea, café’s, lounge like public areas and working spaces.
The Concept and Tender Design was developed, in close cooperation with Owner, from scratch into arrangement drawings, specification, stability calculations (incl. SOLAS 2020), structure drawings, machinery diagrams, CFD optimization etc.