Images of Ferry ‘Blue Galaxy’ docking in the Port of Piraeus

Ferry / Passenger Vessel MV ‘Blue Galaxy’ (Ex-name: Lefka Ori)                               1,500 Passengers Pass./Car Ferry Built 1992

VESSEL IDENTIFICATION: Ex-names are Lefka Ori, Kriti V, Hercules. Call Sign SWDA, IMO Number 9035876.

Vessel’s description on Blue Star Ferries’ website, please click here. Additional info on the Vessel, including pictures with different house colors, please see The Ferry Site.

VESSEL OWNERS / MANAGERS / OPERATORS: Blue Star Ferries SA, Greece. Blue Star Ferries SA is a subsidiary of Attica Group. Reported sold to Anek Lines in December 1999 for US$ 50m.

VESSEL DETAILS: Built at MHI Shimonoseki, Greece Flagged, RINA Classed, Length Overall of 192.00 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 181.00 m., Draught of 6.75 m., Beam of 27.00 m., Moulded Depth of 9.90 m., Tonnage of 8,826 International Net and 6,802 Dwt (long)., Gross Tonnage of 29,430. Vehicle Capacity of 703 Cars, Lane Length of 1,760.00 m., 2 Stern Ramp(s), 1 Quarter Ramp(s), 1 Bow Ramp(s). Total number of Passengers 1,500, 183 Passenger Cabins, 658 Passenger Berths.

MAIN ENGINE: Pielstick Engine, Speed of 24.00 kts, Heavy Fuel Oil, Horsepower of 30260. 2 x Diesel – Pielstick 12PC4.2 – 4-stroke 12-cyl. 570mm x620mm bore/stroke 22,258mkW total at 400rpm.

PROPULSOR: 2 x CP Propeller (Aft) (mechanical).                                           THRUSTERS: 2 x Pos, Tunnel Thruster (Fwd.) (electric) AC. 2 Bow Thruster(s).

According to Arxipelagos.com, MV ‘Blue Galaxy’ was built in 1991 and delivered to her owners in 1992 by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd (MHI) in Japan under the launch name MV ‘Hercules’. In late 1999, the Vessel was acquired by Anek Lines in Greece for US$50 mil and renamed MV ‘Kriti V’. In 2000, the Vessel was positioned in the Adriatic Sea to trade between ports in western Greece and Italy under the new name MV “Lefka Ori’ (‘White Mountaintops’).

In 2012, the Vessel, under the bareboat charter name MV ‘Antonio L’, along sistership vessel MV ’Sophocles B’, were chartered to Jeju Cruise Lines; while still under conversion in Ulsan in South Korea, charterers defaulted and vessels were arrested and auctioned, and purchased by Hellas 2 Leasing N.E., and were re-positioned to Greece under the original name, MV ‘Lefka Ori’.

In 2015, Blue Star Ferries NAE, a subsidiary of the Attica Group, entered into a long term charter party agreement with the owners of the Vessel, and after extensive upgrading, she is now deployed serving the routes to and from Crete, under a route sharing agreement with ANEK S.A., under her current name MV ‘Blue Galaxy’.


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Delivered by Mitsubishi Heavy in 1992, 1,500-pax, 780-car Ro-Pax MV ‘Blue Galaxy’, docking in the Port of Piraeus. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Delivered by Mitsubishi Heavy in 1992, 1,500-pax, 780-car Ro-Pax MV ‘Blue Galaxy’, docking in the Port of Piraeus. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Delivered by Mitsubishi Heavy in 1992, 1,500-pax, 780-car Ro-Pax MV ‘Blue Galaxy’, docking in the Port of Piraeus. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Delivered by Mitsubishi Heavy in 1992, 1,500-pax, 780-car Ro-Pax MV ‘Blue Galaxy’, docking in the Port of Piraeus. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Delivered by Mitsubishi Heavy in 1992, 1,500-pax, 780-car Ro-Pax MV ‘Blue Galaxy’, docking in the Port of Piraeus. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Delivered by Mitsubishi Heavy in 1992, 1,500-pax, 780-car Ro-Pax MV ‘Blue Galaxy’, docking in the Port of Piraeus. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Delivered by Mitsubishi Heavy in 1992, 1,500-pax, 780-car Ro-Pax MV ‘Blue Galaxy’, docking in the Port of Piraeus. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Delivered by Mitsubishi Heavy in 1992, 1,500-pax, 780-car Ro-Pax MV ‘Blue Galaxy’, docking in the Port of Piraeus. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Delivered by Mitsubishi Heavy in 1992, 1,500-pax, 780-car Ro-Pax MV ‘Blue Galaxy’, docking in the Port of Piraeus. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Delivered by Mitsubishi Heavy in 1992, 1,500-pax, 780-car Ro-Pax MV ‘Blue Galaxy’, docking in the Port of Piraeus. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Delivered by Mitsubishi Heavy in 1992, 1,500-pax, 780-car Ro-Pax MV ‘Blue Galaxy’, docking in the Port of Piraeus. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Delivered by Mitsubishi Heavy in 1992, 1,500-pax, 780-car Ro-Pax MV ‘Blue Galaxy’, docking in the Port of Piraeus. Here shown docked next to the sinking vessel MV ‘Panagia Tinou’. Image credit: Karatzas Images


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Adventures of a Sinking Ship

Images of Shipwreck MV ‘Panagia Tinou’ in the Port of Piraeus

The vintage ferry MV ‘Panagia Tinou’ started listing in late April 2016, at Gate E3 in the main Port of Piraeus, which is primarily used by ferry boats, passenger vessels and cruiseships. In June, a tender was extended by the Greek government for the removal of the vessel with a maximum bid of €360,000. There were no bidders then as the threshold was deemed too low for any salvage and removal operation. A new tender has been announced with a October 20th, 2016 deadline, but with €160,000 maximum bid, accordingly to the Greek shipping and business newspaper Naftemporiki. No bidders are expected for the new bidding round, as the threshold is considered too low again. It is rumored that if no bidder emerges from the new round, the Port of Piraeus will undertake on its own to remove the vessel.

It’s amazing that six months after the accident, the ferry is allowed to remain at a prime location within the main port, possibly being a cause of an accident, as much as an amusing sight it may be for locals and tourists alike.

We posted pictures of the sinking ferry in out blog in June 2016; the present pictures were taken in the middle of August.

The Naftemporiki articles:

Υπ. Ναυτιλίας: Καμία αδράνεια για την απομάκρυνση του «Παναγία Τήνου» (Ministry of Merchant Marine: No undue delays for the removal of ‘Panagia Tinou’, September 29th, 2016)

ΟΛΠ: Νέος διαγωνισμός για την απομάκρυνση του «Παναγία Τήνου»                      (Port of Piraeus Authority: New tender for the removal of ‘Panagian Tinou’, September 28, 2016)

Images of the shipwreck ferry MV ‘Panagia Tinou’ from our previous posting can be accessed by clicking here and here! It’s a good thing that governments are never efficient; we have taken more than 1,000 pictures of the ship during our business trips to Greece!

The ferry MV ‘Panagia Tinou’ was launched in 1972 in France under the name MV ‘Hengist’ to serve the routes of Dover / Folkestone and Calais / Boulogne. The Vessel has had a long line of owners during her career; since 1992, the Vessel had been plowing the waters of the Aegean Sea, being the source for sweet memories for vacationers and tourists alike. The last owner, Ventouris Sea Lines, defaulted on loans by the government and the Vessel has been impounded for more than two years now, berthed in the Port of Piraeus.


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Listing in the Port of Piraeus on beautiful summer evening, vintage ferry MV ‘Panagia Tinou’, pending her removal sometime soon. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Listing in the Port of Piraeus on beautiful summer evening, vintage ferry MV ‘Panagia Tinou’, pending her removal sometime soon. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Listing in the Port of Piraeus on beautiful summer evening, vintage ferry MV ‘Panagia Tinou’, pending her removal sometime soon. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Listing in the Port of Piraeus on beautiful summer evening, vintage ferry MV ‘Panagia Tinou’, pending her removal sometime soon. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Listing in the Port of Piraeus on beautiful summer evening, vintage ferry MV ‘Panagia Tinou’, pending her removal sometime soon. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Listing in the Port of Piraeus on beautiful summer evening, vintage ferry MV ‘Panagia Tinou’, pending her removal sometime soon. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Listing in the Port of Piraeus on beautiful summer evening, vintage ferry MV ‘Panagia Tinou’, pending her removal sometime soon. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Listing in the Port of Piraeus on beautiful summer evening, vintage ferry MV ‘Panagia Tinou’, pending her removal sometime soon. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Listing in the Port of Piraeus on beautiful summer evening, vintage ferry MV ‘Panagia Tinou’, pending her removal sometime soon. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Listing in the Port of Piraeus on beautiful summer evening, vintage ferry MV ‘Panagia Tinou’, pending her removal sometime soon. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Listing in the Port of Piraeus on beautiful summer evening, vintage ferry MV ‘Panagia Tinou’, pending her removal sometime soon. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Listing in the Port of Piraeus on beautiful summer evening, vintage ferry MV ‘Panagia Tinou’, pending her removal sometime soon. Image credit: Karatzas Images


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Images of heavily smoking ferry MV ‘KRITI I’ departing the Port of Piraeus

Ferry MV ‘Kriti I’ (Ex-name: New Suzuran) in smoky cloud nine
1,800 Passengers Pass./Car Ferry Built 1979

VESSEL DESCRIPTION: Ex-name is New Suzuran. Call Sign SZRD, IMO Number 7814046, Vessel was rebuilt or converted in 1996. Built at Koyo Dock K.K., Greece Flagged, RINA Classed, Moulded Depth of 9.00 m., Tonnage of 10,230 International Net and 5,310 Dwt (long). Length Overall of 191.80 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 181.00 m., Draught of 6.75 m., Beam of 29.40 m., Gross Tonnage of 27,240, MAN Engine, Speed of 22.50 kts, Horsepower of 32,000 HP.

VESSEL OWNERS / MANAGERS DETAILS: Anek Lines, Greece. E-mail Address: customerservice@anek.gr Website: http://www.anek.gr

CARGO HANDLING DETAILS: Vehicle Capacity of 850 Cars, Lane Length of 1,700.00 m., 1 Stern Ramp(s), 2 Stern Ramp(s). Total number of Passengers 1,800.

MAIN ENGINE: 2 x Diesel – MAN 16V52/55A – 4-stroke 16-cyl. 520mm x550mm bore/stroke 23,536mkW total at 450rpm.


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Ferry MV ‘Kriti I’ departs the Port of Piraeus on a lovely summer evening under a thick cloud of smoke. To contact the shipowner, Anek Lines, with any suggestions, please click here. To contact the (Greek) Hellenic Coast Guard with any inquiries, such as when latest the vessel passed Port State Control (PSC) inspection, please click here! (Sorry, Hellenic Coast Guard website was available ONLY in Greek as of August 12th, 2016). For a dream-shot of the vessel from the shipowner’s website, please click here (and please do make your own comparison with real life, dear reader). Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Ferry MV ‘Kriti I’ departs the Port of Piraeus on a lovely summer evening under a thick cloud of smoke. To contact the shipowner, Anek Lines, with any suggestions, please click here. To contact the (Greek) Hellenic Coast Guard with any inquiries, such as when latest the vessel passed Port State Control (PSC) inspection, please click here! (Sorry, Hellenic Coast Guard website was available ONLY in Greek as of August 12th, 2016). For a dream-shot of the vessel from the shipowner’s website, please click here (and please do make your own comparison with real life, dear reader). Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Ferry MV ‘Kriti I’ departs the Port of Piraeus on a lovely summer evening under a thick cloud of smoke. To contact the shipowner, Anek Lines, with any suggestions, please click here. To contact the (Greek) Hellenic Coast Guard with any inquiries, such as when latest the vessel passed Port State Control (PSC) inspection, please click here! (Sorry, Hellenic Coast Guard website was available ONLY in Greek as of August 12th, 2016). For a dream-shot of the vessel from the shipowner’s website, please click here (and please do make your own comparison with real life, dear reader). Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Ferry MV ‘Kriti I’ departs the Port of Piraeus on a lovely summer evening under a thick cloud of smoke. To contact the shipowner, Anek Lines, with any suggestions, please click here. To contact the (Greek) Hellenic Coast Guard with any inquiries, such as when latest the vessel passed Port State Control (PSC) inspection, please click here! (Sorry, Hellenic Coast Guard website was available ONLY in Greek as of August 12th, 2016). For a dream-shot of the vessel from the shipowner’s website, please click here (and please do make your own comparison with real life, dear reader). Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Ferry MV ‘Kriti I’ departs the Port of Piraeus on a lovely summer evening under a thick cloud of smoke. To contact the shipowner, Anek Lines, with any suggestions, please click here. To contact the (Greek) Hellenic Coast Guard with any inquiries, such as when latest the vessel passed Port State Control (PSC) inspection, please click here! (Sorry, Hellenic Coast Guard website was available ONLY in Greek as of August 12th, 2016). For a dream-shot of the vessel from the shipowner’s website, please click here (and please do make your own comparison with real life, dear reader). Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Ferry MV ‘Kriti I’ departs the Port of Piraeus on a lovely summer evening under a thick cloud of smoke. To contact the shipowner, Anek Lines, with any suggestions, please click here. To contact the (Greek) Hellenic Coast Guard with any inquiries, such as when latest the vessel passed Port State Control (PSC) inspection, please click here! (Sorry, Hellenic Coast Guard website was available ONLY in Greek as of August 12th, 2016). For a dream-shot of the vessel from the shipowner’s website, please click here (and please do make your own comparison with real life, dear reader). Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Ferry MV ‘Kriti I’ departs the Port of Piraeus on a lovely summer evening under a thick cloud of smoke. To contact the shipowner, Anek Lines, with any suggestions, please click here. To contact the (Greek) Hellenic Coast Guard with any inquiries, such as when latest the vessel passed Port State Control (PSC) inspection, please click here! (Sorry, Hellenic Coast Guard website was available ONLY in Greek as of August 12th, 2016). For a dream-shot of the vessel from the shipowner’s website, please click here (and please do make your own comparison with real life, dear reader). Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Ferry MV ‘Kriti I’ departs the Port of Piraeus on a lovely summer evening under a thick cloud of smoke. To contact the shipowner, Anek Lines, with any suggestions, please click here. To contact the (Greek) Hellenic Coast Guard with any inquiries, such as when latest the vessel passed Port State Control (PSC) inspection, please click here! (Sorry, Hellenic Coast Guard website was available ONLY in Greek as of August 12th, 2016). For a dream-shot of the vessel from the shipowner’s website, please click here (and please do make your own comparison with real life, dear reader). Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Ferry MV ‘Kriti I’ departs the Port of Piraeus on a lovely summer evening under a thick cloud of smoke. To contact the shipowner, Anek Lines, with any suggestions, please click here. To contact the (Greek) Hellenic Coast Guard with any inquiries, such as when latest the vessel passed Port State Control (PSC) inspection, please click here! (Sorry, Hellenic Coast Guard website was available ONLY in Greek as of August 12th, 2016). For a dream-shot of the vessel from the shipowner’s website, please click here (and please do make your own comparison with real life, dear reader). Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Ferry MV ‘Kriti I’ departs the Port of Piraeus on a lovely summer evening under a thick cloud of smoke. To contact the shipowner, Anek Lines, with any suggestions, please click here. To contact the (Greek) Hellenic Coast Guard with any inquiries, such as when latest the vessel passed Port State Control (PSC) inspection, please click here! (Sorry, Hellenic Coast Guard website was available ONLY in Greek as of August 12th, 2016). For a dream-shot of the vessel from the shipowner’s website, please click here (and please do make your own comparison with real life, dear reader). Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Ferry MV ‘Kriti I’ departs the Port of Piraeus on a lovely summer evening under a thick cloud of smoke. To contact the shipowner, Anek Lines, with any suggestions, please click here. To contact the (Greek) Hellenic Coast Guard with any inquiries, such as when latest the vessel passed Port State Control (PSC) inspection, please click here! (Sorry, Hellenic Coast Guard website was available ONLY in Greek as of August 12th, 2016). For a dream-shot of the vessel from the shipowner’s website, please click here (and please do make your own comparison with real life, dear reader). Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Ferry MV ‘Kriti I’ departs the Port of Piraeus on a lovely summer evening under a thick cloud of smoke. To contact the shipowner, Anek Lines, with any suggestions, please click here. To contact the (Greek) Hellenic Coast Guard with any inquiries, such as when latest the vessel passed Port State Control (PSC) inspection, please click here! (Sorry, Hellenic Coast Guard website was available ONLY in Greek as of August 12th, 2016). For a dream-shot of the vessel from the shipowner’s website, please click here (and please do make your own comparison with real life, dear reader). Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Ferry MV ‘Kriti I’ departs the Port of Piraeus on a lovely summer evening under a thick cloud of smoke. To contact the shipowner, Anek Lines, with any suggestions, please click here. To contact the (Greek) Hellenic Coast Guard with any inquiries, such as when latest the vessel passed Port State Control (PSC) inspection, please click here! (Sorry, Hellenic Coast Guard website was available ONLY in Greek as of August 12th, 2016). For a dream-shot of the vessel from the shipowner’s website, please click here (and please do make your own comparison with real life, dear reader). Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Ferry MV ‘Kriti I’ departs the Port of Piraeus on a lovely summer evening under a thick cloud of smoke. To contact the shipowner, Anek Lines, with any suggestions, please click here. To contact the (Greek) Hellenic Coast Guard with any inquiries, such as when latest the vessel passed Port State Control (PSC) inspection, please click here! (Sorry, Hellenic Coast Guard website was available ONLY in Greek as of August 12th, 2016). For a dream-shot of the vessel from the shipowner’s website, please click here (and please do make your own comparison with real life, dear reader). Image credit: Karatzas Images


© 2013 – present Basil M Karatzas & Karatzas Marine Advisors & Co.  All Rights Reserved.

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMERS:  Vessel description is provided in good faith and is believed to be correct and accurate but no assurances, warranties or representations are made herewith. Vessel description is provided for entertainment  purposes only. We have no responsibility whatsoever for any errors / omissions in vessel description.

Access to this blog signifies the reader’s irrevocable acceptance of this disclaimer. No part of this blog can be reproduced by any means and under any circumstances, whatsoever, in whole or in part, without proper attribution or the consent of the copyright and trademark holders of this website. Whilst every effort has been made to ensure that information herewithin has been received from sources believed to be reliable and such information is believed to be accurate at the time of publishing, no warranties or assurances whatsoever are made in reference to accuracy or completeness of said information, and no liability whatsoever will be accepted for taking or failing to take any action upon any information contained in any part of this website.  Thank you for the consideration.

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Images of Ferry MV ‘Panagia Tinou’ listing in Port of Piraeus

In late April 2016, while docked in the Port of Piraeus (Gate E4), ferry boat MV ‘Panagia Tinou’ started listing to its starboard side due to ingress of water. The vessel was under arrest at the time of the listing at the request of the creditors due to outstanding bad debts.

Following pictures were taken in early June 2016, showing that the vessel is getting lower into the water as compared to original pictures from late April 2016 when water first started ingressing. In very close vicinity, several ferries are continuing their business and their voyages to the Greek Islands, when seafarers and Port of Piraeus employees are not on strike, that is… As unsafe as it may be to tow the vessel to a repair dock in the Port of Piraeus, one can only wonder what would happen if MV ‘Panagia Tinou’ suddenly sinks or capsizes in its present location in the main port, the potential risk to vessels in vicinity and the also the repercussions from the closure to several docks in the Port of Piraeus or how long will take to lift the vessel from the bottom of the port… Security personnel from the Port of Piraeus were observed to smoke furiously by the cordoned area around the vessel, thus we can surmise that the situation is under someone’s watchful eye.

The ferry MV ‘Panagia Tinou’ is named after the famous shrine of the Virgin Mary on the Island of Tinos, in Cyclades. The vessel used to served the Islands of Tinos, Paros, Naxos and Santorini most of her time while plowing Greek waters, and has been boarded by and graced the memories of many a tourist, while from Greece or overseas.

The ferry MV ‘Panagia Tinou’ was built for Sealink as MV ‘Hengist’ in 1972 in France at Arsenal de la Marine National Francaise with the intend to serve the routes of Dover / Folkestone and Calais / Boulogne along with her sisterships MV ‘Horsa’ and MV ‘Senlac’. Sealink in 1984 was acquired by Sea Containers and in 1990 to Stena to create Stena Sealink. In 1992, the vessel was acquired by Clients of Agoudimos (GA Ferries) in Greece for US$ 5.2 million and re-named MV ‘Romilda’, while in 1993, she was sold for the first time to Ventouris Sea Lines for $11.9 million; subsequently, Ventouris Sea Lines acquired the sistership MV ‘Senlac’ and brought her to Greece as ‘Apollon II’.  In 1996, she was sold to Agapitos Group (Agapitos Lines) for US$ 10.5 million. In 1999, she was sold to Minoan Flying, and in 2004, she was sold for the second (and last time) to Venturis Sea Lines, whose house colors are presently painted on the smokestack.

More information on the vessel MV ‘Panagia Tinou’, in Greek, can be found on Ships at Port of Piraeus website.


MV ‘Panagia Tinou’ (Ex-name: Agios Georgios)
1,620 Passengers / Car (Ro-Pax) / Ferry built in 1972 

VESSEL DESCRIPTION: Ex-names are Agios Georgios, Panagia Ekatontapyliani, Express Artemis, Panagia Ekatontapyliani, Apollon Express 2, Romilda, Stena Hengist, Hengist. Call Sign SWXF, IMO Number 7205063. Built at D.C.A.N., Greece Flagged, Length Overall of 117.50 m., Length Between Perpendiculars of 110.20m., Draught of 4.40 m., Beam of 19.20 m., Moulded Depth of 6.17 m., Tonnage of 2,610 International Net and 1,033 Dwt (long), Gross Tonnage of 5,120,  Speed of 19.50 kts, Marine Diesel Oil, Horsepower of 15,000 BHP.

OWNER / MANAGER DETAILS: Ventouris Sea Lines, 2, Kapodistriou Street &, Akti Possidonos, Piraeus, Greece.

SPECIALIZED DETAILS: Vehicle Capacity of 217 Cars, Lane Length of 450.00 m., 1 Stern Ramp(s). Total number of Passengers 1,621, 110 Passenger Berths.
Additional Information

MAIN ENGINE:  2 x Diesel – Pielstick 16PC2.2 – 4-stroke 16-cyl. 400mm x460mm bore/stroke 11,032mkW total at 500rpm.

AUXILIARY ENGINES:  3 x Aux. Diesel Gen – 4-stroke 1,680mkW total driving 3 x AC generator(s) at 1,680ekW total, (2,100kVA total) 415V, 1 x Emergency Gen – 4-stroke 150mkW total driving 1 x AC generator(s) at 150ekW total, (188kVA total) 415V.


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Listing to starboard, while under arrest for financial default in the main Port of Piraeus, vintage ferry boat vessel MV ‘Panagia Tinou’. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Listing to starboard, while under arrest for financial default in the main Port of Piraeus, vintage ferry boat vessel MV ‘Panagia Tinou’. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Listing to starboard, while under arrest for financial default in the main Port of Piraeus, vintage ferry boat vessel MV ‘Panagia Tinou’. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Listing to starboard, while under arrest for financial default in the main Port of Piraeus, vintage ferry boat vessel MV ‘Panagia Tinou’. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Listing to starboard, while under arrest for financial default in the main Port of Piraeus, vintage ferry boat vessel MV ‘Panagia Tinou’. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Listing to starboard, while under arrest for financial default in the main Port of Piraeus, vintage ferry boat vessel MV ‘Panagia Tinou’. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Listing to starboard, while under arrest for financial default in the main Port of Piraeus, vintage ferry boat vessel MV ‘Panagia Tinou’. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Listing to starboard, while under arrest for financial default in the main Port of Piraeus, vintage ferry boat vessel MV ‘Panagia Tinou’. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Listing to starboard, while under arrest for financial default in the main Port of Piraeus, vintage ferry boat vessel MV ‘Panagia Tinou’. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Listing to starboard, while under arrest for financial default in the main Port of Piraeus, vintage ferry boat vessel MV ‘Panagia Tinou’. Image credit: Karatzas Images

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Listing to starboard, while under arrest for financial default in the main Port of Piraeus, vintage ferry boat vessel MV ‘Panagia Tinou’. Image credit: Karatzas Images

MV PANAGIA TINOU 12 BMK_8213 @

Listing to starboard, while under arrest for financial default in the main Port of Piraeus, vintage ferry boat vessel MV ‘Panagia Tinou’. Image credit: Karatzas Images

MV PANAGIA TINOU 13 BMK_7957 @

Listing to starboard, while under arrest for financial default in the main Port of Piraeus, vintage ferry boat vessel MV ‘Panagia Tinou’. Image credit: Karatzas Images

MV PANAGIA TINOU 14 BMK_7988 @

Listing to starboard, while under arrest for financial default in the main Port of Piraeus, vintage ferry boat vessel MV ‘Panagia Tinou’. Image credit: Karatzas Images

MV PANAGIA TINOU 15 BMK_8016 @

Listing to starboard, while under arrest for financial default in the main Port of Piraeus, vintage ferry boat vessel MV ‘Panagia Tinou’. Image credit: Karatzas Images

MV PANAGIA TINOU 16 BMK_7854 @

Listing to starboard, while under arrest for financial default in the main Port of Piraeus, vintage ferry boat vessel MV ‘Panagia Tinou’. Image credit: Karatzas Images


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