ATHENA HEADS A NEW VIKING INVASION

The ATHENA, the first of two new 2,800 dwt Viking Line ferries built to cruise ship standards, is described. The vessel was built for the expanding cruising market between Sweden and Finland. Its overall length is 176.60m, its speed (at 71% MCR) is 21 knots, and it carries a crew complement of 215 in an equal number of crew cabins. Maximum passenger capacity is 2,200 with 573 cabins. Numerous photographs and plan drawings accompany the text.

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  • Accession Number: 00659129
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Maritime Technical Information Facility
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 21 1994 12:00AM