Philippines’ Starlite Ferries welcomes 98-metre Ro-Pax

Starlite Venus' launching ceremony in Kegoya Dock's Hiroshima shipyard on January 15, 2020 (Photo: CLC)

Starlite Ferries, a subsidiary of Filipino conglomerate Chelsea Logistics and Infrastructure Holdings Corporation (CLC), has taken delivery of a new Ro-Pax vessel from Japan’s Kegoya Dock.

Starlite Venus has a length of 98 metres and capacity for 740 passengers and 28 vehicles.

The newbuild is the second of two ferries in a series ordered by CLC. The first vessel, Trans-Asia 20, is operated by Starlite’s sister company Trans-Asia Shipping Lines (TASLI).

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