Liberty Lines launches hybrid fast ferry

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Liberty Lines has launched a new hybrid fast ferry, the first of its category and size in the world

Powered by an mtu hybrid propulsion system from Rolls-Royce, the 39.5m Vittorio Morace can carry 251 passengers at speeds of over 30 knots.

It will be the first of nine ferries to operate between Sicily and the neighbouring Aeolian and Egadi islands as well as between the Italian mainland, Croatia and Slovenia.

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