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FRS Group acquires the vessel MV "Miranda" to operate Motril - Tangier Med line
MV “Miranda” will be renamed to MV “Miramar Express”
The vessel will start operations on the Motril-Tangier Med line in mid-January
FRS strengthens its commitment to the growing cargo business on the Motril - Tangier Med Line
FRS Group and Godby confirmed that the vessel "Miranda" has become part of the FRS fleet. Kekepania Shipping Company Limited, a FRS company , is the new owner of the vessel.
The RoRo vessel, which will be renamed MV "MIRAMAR EXPRESS", will commence operations for FRS in mid-January and will be sailing between Motril - Tangier Med, with daily departures throughout the year.
MV "MIRAMAR EXPRESS" has cabins for up to 12 drivers and a capacity of 1.624 lane meters. The 154 m long vessel can reach a maximum speed of 21 knots.
With this new Ro-Ro vessel, specially designed for the transportation of freight, FRS strengthens its commitment to the growing cargo business on the Motril - Tangier MED Line.
“Our cargo customers recognised the advantage of much lower logistic costs due to the close geographical proximity to the motorways, the efficient flow of traffic during embarkation and disembarkation, savings of kilometers, saving of toll road fees and very efficient inspections in Motril” explains Managing Director Ronny Moriana.
Förde Reederei Seetouristik GmbH & Co. KG
FRS is a leader in the maritime transportation of people, vehicles and cargo on short distance routes - a global ferry and shipping group. FRS currently operates 64 vessels and carried 7.9 million passengers and 2.1 million vehicles last year on national and international ferry lines.
Based in Northern Germany, FRS includes 24 operating subsidiaries across Europe, North America, North Africa and the Middle East, with more than 1,500 employees. FRS' fleet includes RoPax ferries, passenger ferries, high speed catamarans for vehicles and passengers, crew transfer vessels for the wind offshore industry, hovercrafts, water taxis, and electric-powered solar ferries. In addition, FRS provides port management and operation services worldwide.
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