Valö heading for her christening
Photographed on 24 May 2010 departing from Saltholmen, Gothenburg.
Valö, a high speed carbon fibre catamaran built at the Brödrerne Aas shipyard in Hyen, Norway, was christened at Lindholmen, Gothenburg, today, 24 May 2010, by Anneli Hulthen. She is expected to enter traffic between Saltholmen and the southern Gothenburg archipelago on 20 June 2010. The sister ferry Rivö, is expected to enter service on 22 August 2010.
•Length: 27 m
•Beam: 8.4 m
•Draught: 0.95 m
•Passengers (all seated): 163
•Engines: 2 x 749 kW MAN V12 diesels
•Max. speed: 28 knots
•Service speed: 25-27 knots
•Crew: 1 Captain, 1 First mate, 1 deckhand
•Built to comply with the international High Speed Code (HSC)
Picture added on 25 May 2010 at 07:12