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Additional measures during the transportation of alternative fuel vehicles (AFVs) with passenger ships

We inform you that, in accordance with the circular of the Ministry of Maritime Affairs & Insular Policy, with protocol number 2322.3/79893/2023, sent on 14.11.2023, on the subject: "Additional measures during the transportation of alternative fuel vehicles (AFVs) with passenger ships", and in order to limit and prevent the risk of fire as well as the release of toxic gases in the garage area, the following measures will be applied by BLUE STAR FERRIES CO JOINT VENTURE: 

  • Alternative Fuel Vehicles (AFVs) of passengers cannot travel on board our Ro-Pax vessels as "unaccompanied". The transport of "unaccompanied" vehicles using alternative fuels (Alternative Fuel Vehicles AFVs) is possible only with the Ro-Ro ships.
  • Alternative Fuel Vehicles (AFVs) of passengers that have damage to their fuel system and their tanks or accumulators, in the event that these have not been removed. The responsibility for ensuring that the vehicle does not suffer damage or damage to the power system

Alternative Fuel Vehicles (AFVs) include:

  1. Hybrid and purely electric vehicles that carry accumulators (batteries).
  2. Vehicles using liquefied and compressed gaseous fuels.
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