The construction of the ship had been taken place in the “Theodoropoulos Group shipyard” in Ampelakia, Salamis – Greece under the full supervision of the Hellenic Register of Shipping.
'GLYKOFILOUSA V‘ is flying the Hellenic Flag and is a two-way double ended RO-RO passenger open type ferry. Her overall length is 107 m and has a tonnage of 1304,87 GRT. She can carry 1000 passengers and 146 Cars on Main Garage Deck or 26 Trucks of 12 meters length and 38 Cars on Lower Garage Deck.
The Hellenic Register of Shipping issued the seaworthiness Certificates following the successful completion of the technical appraisal and approval of plans and studies, to verify compliance with the applicable Society’ s Rules, Regulations and Standards as well as related National Legislation, performed by the HRS team of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers. Special consideration was given on the structural assessment based on Finite Element Analysis methods. Owners also required certification for light ice operation.
The vessel’s construction in the shipyard as well as the attendance of shop tests for key components like main engines, generators and castings had been performed by the HRS team of Marine Surveyors in order to verify that the vessel and her components had been in accordance with the approved design plans and test standards.
Prior the vessel’s delivery, HRS Marine Surveyors attended sea trials relating to vessel and outfitting tests; proceeding to the certification of propulsion engines, auxiliary machinery and safety equipment.
Hellenic Register of Shipping wishes ‘’fair winds and following seas ‘’