M/F Millennium Express II


Route-
IMO6710906
Building year1967 / 1998
Building yardAteliers et Chantiers de Bretagne, France (#16108)
OwnerAccess Ferries S.A.
Operator-
Length134,63 m
Breadth21,87 m
Draft4,82 m
GT6.100 / 8.888
Machinery2 * Pielstick
Speed17 kn.
Number of passengers850 / 1.300
Number of beds174
Number of cars250 / 350
Lanemetres420
Port of registryPanama
FlagPanama
Former namesMillennium Express II (2000-2002) - Access Ferries
Med (1999-2000)
Memed Abashidze (1997-1999) - GESCO Line
Charm M (1995-1997) - Marlines
Viscountess M (1992-1995) - Marlines
Ionic Ferry (1987-1992) - P&O European Ferries
Ionic Ferry (1986-1987) - Townsend Thoresen European Ferries
Dragon (1985-1986) - Townsend Thoresen European Ferries
Dragon (1967-1985) - Normandy Ferries
Former ownersGeorgian Shipping Company (1997-1999)
Cadet Shipping Ltd (1995-1997)
Marlines (1992-1995)
Howill Shipping Ltd. (1991-1992)
P&O European Ferries (1987-1991)
European Ferries (1985-1987)
P&O Ferries (1975-1985)
Southern Ferries Ltd. (1973-1975)
P&O Short Sea Ferries (1971-1973)
General Steam Navigation (1967-1971)
Sister shipsTalya I,
NotesSold in 2003, to scrapping in Turkey.
    M/F Ionic Ferry

    Photo: Aubrey Dale (Larne 3/8-1986)

    M/F Ionic Ferry

    Photo: Jeffrey le Feber (Cairnryan, 1988)