BlueStar2 - Registered +100A1 Roro Cargo & PasVes
The ferry BlueStar 2 - operates routes from Patras (Greece) to Ancona (Italy) to Rhodes (Greece). They are owned by Strintzis Lines Shipping and operated by Blue Star ferries, she was launched within only 14 weeks of her sister BlueStar 2. The Blue Star ferry has an overall length of 176.095m (578ft) and a length between perpendiculars of 160.575m, with a beam of 25.7m. She has a design draft of 6.350m, a depth main deck of 9.4m, and a depth to deck 5 of 15.1m.
The ferry has a registered gross tonnage of 29,415gt and a net tonnage of 10,048t. The deadweight is 4,563t and at 6.5m draft, she has a deadweight of 5,075t.
BlueStar 2 was delivered in July 2000 for Blue Star Ferries from Dutch builders Van Der Giessen-de Noord, Blue Star 2 is a fast conventional ferry capable of over 28 knots.
Principal Route: Patras (Greece) - Ancona (Italy). Load: 1600 passengers - 850 cars - 28 knots (Skiing optional).
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Picture added on 20 March 2008