M/F Merdif 1


Route?
IMO7229980
Building year1973 / 1989
Building yardNaikai Zosen Corp, Shipyard, Japan (#250)
OwnerMarco shipping
Operator?
Length167,24 m
Breadth24,01 m
Draft6,30 m
GT18.858
Machinery2 * Burmeister & Wain 16U45HU
Speed21 kn.
Number of passengers681 / 1.612
Number of beds700
Number of cars75 / 600
Lanemetres825 / 1.000
Port of registryPanama
FlagPanama
Former namesCesme 1 (2004) - Algerie Ferries
Cesme 1 (2003-2004)
Cesme 1 (2003) - Algerie Ferries
Cesme 1 (2001-2003)
Cesme 1 (2001) - Marmara Lines
Blue Island (2000-2001) - Blue Star Ferries
Ionian Island (1989-2000) - Strintzis Lines
Albireo (1973-1989) - Taiheiyo Enkai Kisen
Former ownersStrintzis Lines Shipping (1989-2004)
Taiheiyo Enkai Kisen (1973-1989)
Sister shipsMerdif 2,
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    M/F Ionian Island

    Photo: Dominik Wagner

    M/F Ionian Island

    Photo: Dominik Wagner

    M/F Ionian Island

    Photo: Dominik Wagner

    M/F Blue Island

    Photo: Blue Star Ferries

    M/F Cesme 1

    Photo: Daniele Miglio