Spotted: Torghatten Trafikkselskap’s new ferry MF Hornstind named in Bronnoysund, Norway

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Torghatten Trafikkselskap’s new ferry MF Hornstind was named in a ceremony in Brønnøysund on August 25th. Godmother was Hilde Nielsen Forbergskog.

Spotted: Torghatten Trafikkselskap’s new ferry MF Hornstind named in Bronnoysund, Norway
Caption: Passenger ferry Hornsting - Image courtesy of Bjørn Erik Jansen

The ferry has already been in operation for over a month in the route Tjøtta-Forvik, and it has been well received by both crew and passengers.

The ferry can load 60 cars and 249 passengers. For reduced environmental footprint, the ferry is equipped with battery systems with shore charging capability. The battery systems also enable optimal operation of the diesel generators.

HORNSTIND - IMO 9796987
Caption: Passenger ferry Hornsting - Image courtesy of Bjørn Erik Jansen

MM 63 FC Main Dimensions:

  • Length, over all: ~69.90 m
  • Breadth, moulded: 14.20 m
  • Depth, moulded main deck: 5.55 m
  • Summer draft: 3.90 m
  • Cars: 60 (incl. 10 on a hoistable deck)
  • Passengers: 250 Persons
  • Gross Tonnage: 2872 GRT
  • Class: DnV 1A1, CAR FERRY A, E0, R3 (NOR)
  • Name: Hornstind
  • Yard: Fiskerstrand Verft AS new building 83
  • Owner: Torghatten Trafikkselskap AS
  • Delivered: June 2017
HORNSTIND - IMO 9796987
Caption: Passenger ferry Hornsting - Image courtesy of Bjørn Erik Jansen

HORNSTIND - IMO 9796987

 Source: Multi Maritime