Friday, November 05, 2010

COSTA FORTUNA and MARKO POLO off Dubrovnik

Passenger ships COSTA FORTUNA and MARKO POLO arriving at Dubrovnik, early in the morning of 26 October 2010.
A remarkable and intereing ship, the passenger ro-ro ferry MARKO POLO is a veteran, she was built in Le Havre as the Norwegian PETER WESSEL (6.801 GT / built 1973) for the Larvik - Frederikshavn service. She was sold to Stena Line in 1986 and resold in November 1988 to Jadrolinija. As MARKO POLO she visited Lisbon twice while cruising in the late 1980s.
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