Friday , July 23 2021

Color Line launches a new line between Norway and Germany

Color Line has purchased the ro-ro ship M / S Finncarrier and plans to put the ship on route between Oslo and Kiel in Germany in January 2019.

The company presents this as a point of priority both from the national team and the EU to


M / S Finncarrier

  • Ship Type: Ro-ro Shipping Ships.
  • Lanemeter: 1.775
  • Outer dimensions: Length 154.5m, width 22 , 7 m, deep 6.95 m DWT: 8.853.
  • Ice class: 1A Super
  • Service speed: 20 knots
  • Year built: 1998
  • Shipyard: Fosen Yard

The ship Color Line has bought is built in 1998 at Fosen Yard. In 2016, the ship got an exhaust cleaning system (scrubber).

"The establishment of a separate ro-ro offer represents a new area of ​​activity for Color Line, says CEO Kleivdal in a press release.

36,000 trailers annually

According to the company, the new ro-ro ship will have a capacity of 36,000 trailers annually, and will go between Oslo and Kiel six times a week with space for 120 trailers per departure.

It implies a doubling of the goodness of Color Line, writes the company.

Currently, efforts are being made to establish land flow in Kiel.

– Pollution less than on the road

– Freight transport to sea polluters less than others transport modes, and a modern, environmentally friendly and efficient port is therefore an important climate measure, "Kleivdal says.

Color Line will in the next few years complete a partially battery-powered vessel that will travel between Sandefjord and Strømstad in 2020. [19659022] About 70% of the suppliers associated with the building are Norwegian.

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