Philippines’ Cokaliong Shipping puts new ferry into service

Photo: Cokaliong Shipping Lines

Philippine operator Cokaliong Shipping Lines (CSL) formally welcomed its newest Ro-Pax ferry into service in a ceremony on Saturday, March 5.

Filipinas Agusan del Norte has a length of 102 metres, a beam of 18 metres, and a gross tonnage of 6,200. The owner said the ferry was built in China and is the first Filipino-owned newbuild passenger vessel to be fitted with an inverted bow.

The ferry will serve the provinces of Cebu, Agusan del Norte, and Bohol following its maiden operational voyage later this week.

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