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First LNG-Powered Ferry To Serve UK launched on 6 January 2021
Team Sea and Coast | 13/01/2021
Salamanca is the next ship to join Brittany Ferries’ fleet and the first ferry to be powered by cleaner LNG.
 
Salamanca’s launch ceremony took place on 6 January 2021 at the CMJL shipyard in Weihai, China, where she is under construction. She is the second of three E-Flexer class ships ordered by Brittany Ferries and will join sister-ship Galicia, when she enters service in the spring of 2022.
 
Galicia entered service in December 2020. Salamanca will join her in 2022 with Santoña following in 2023. Both Salamanca and Santoña are LNG powered and will serve the company’s long-distance routes connecting the UK with Spain.
 
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