IMO : 9332779
Build : 2008 by Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft, Flensburg in Germany, nr 735
No, I didn’t make a mistake, both of the above pictures are of the same ship, she is a double ended ferry so the bow & the stern are the same, so bow can be stern and stern can be bow. The only way to differentiate the both sides of each other are the images on the side. And she and her 2 sisterships are probably designed to look hightech but I can’t shake off the feeling that it’s all a bit over the top, all a bit too much of angles and lines and corners and creases. But I do have to give the designteam kudos for at least trying to be innovative.
Below you can see the different designs on all 3 vessels.
The images on the sides are advertising the 2010 Winter Olympics in Canada so they will expire January 2011….I see a threesome paintjob coming up somewhere end 2010/beginning 2011 but how are they differentiate the ships from each other then? Or more important: how are they gonna differentiate the front & the stern on each ship? Not that it matters because both sides are the same!
And yes: the word of the day is: differentiate, I’m currently at the “D” in my Difficult words Dictionary. See, again 2 words with a “D”.