Commitment to Europe

September 1999
Logistics & Transport Focus;Sep99, Vol. 1 Issue 3, p10
Trade Publication
The first direct sea link of Scotland with Continental Europe has set sail, as of August 1999. The Superfast Ferries is operating the 17.5-hour crossing between Rosyth and Zeebrugge using the two newest ships in its fleet. Equipped with the latest navigation and communication technology, the two new cruise class ferries have a speed of up to 30 knots, with a capacity of 628 passengers and garage decks for 110 large trucks and 115 private vehicles. The vessels offer five-star comfort to their passengers and amenities include a la carte and buffet restaurants, bars, a panoramic live music dancing lounge, casino, video games room, card room, shops and boutiques, conference rooms and business centers, children's playroom, satellite television and Internet facilities.


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