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Third superferry joins channel fleet

Contributed by editor on Jul 20, 2006 - 12:40 AM

THIRD SUPERFERRY JOINS CHANNEL FLEET
 
Norfolkline's newest ship sailed into Dover o­n Monday (17  July) to join two others already serving the route to Dunkirk.
 
The Maersk Dover was built by Samsung Shipbuilding in Korea and is the last of three new vessels built for Norfolkline.
 
The 34,500 tonne vessel can carry 780 passengers, 200 cars and 120 trucks.
 
After completing trials, the ship which has restaurants and a shopping mall, will begin operating the Dover to Dunkirk channel route from Sunday (23 July).