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Chinese-made 'ro-ro' passenger ship sails to Italy

Source: Xinhua | 2023-05-16
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Chinese-made 'ro-ro' passenger ship sails to Italy

This photo taken on Oct. 19, 2022 shows the luxury "ro-ro" (roll-on/roll-off) passenger ship Moby Fantasy in Guangzhou, south China's Guangdong Province. [Guangzhou Shipyard International Co., Ltd./Handout via Xinhua]

GUANGZHOU, May 16 (Xinhua) -- The luxury "ro-ro" (roll-on/roll-off) passenger ship Moby Fantasy set sail for Italy from south China's Guangzhou.

Independently built by Guangzhou Shipyard International Co., Ltd., the giant liner has a capacity of 2,500 passengers and around 800 vehicles, and it will be delivered to the Italian shipping company Moby.

With a maximum displacement of over 70,000 tonnes, Moby Fantasy will operate on the Mediterranean ferry route Livorno-Olbia, with more than 500 cabins and multiple entertainment facilities on board.

The ship is designed to be environmentally friendly and equipped with an extremely low-power engine system capable of travelling at speeds of up to 25 knots with low fuel consumption, according to its builder.

This photo taken on April 14, 2023 shows an interior view of the luxury "ro-ro" (roll-on/roll-off) passenger ship Moby Fantasy in Guangzhou, south China's Guangdong Province. [Guangzhou Shipyard International Co., Ltd./Handout via Xinhua]

This aerial photo taken on April 12, 2023 shows the luxury "ro-ro" (roll-on/roll-off) passenger ship Moby Fantasy in Guangzhou, south China's Guangdong Province. [Guangzhou Shipyard International Co., Ltd./Handout via Xinhua]

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