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Pride of Bilbao, a cruise ferry operated by P&O Ferries.
Pride of Bilbao, a cruise ferry operated by P&O Ferries.

A cruiseferry, is a ship that combines the features of a cruise ship with a RoRo ferry. Cruiseferries typically receive a large part of their income from the tax-free sale of alcoholic beverages. Many passengers are on a "cruise", staying only a few hours at the destanation port, sometimes not leaving the boat at all. Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1800x1200, 281 KB) Summary Pride of Bilbao cruiseferry leaving Portsmouth harbour in July 2003. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1800x1200, 281 KB) Summary Pride of Bilbao cruiseferry leaving Portsmouth harbour in July 2003. ... M/S Olympia (later M/S Pride of Bilbao) is a car and passenger ferry built in 1986. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... MV Pride of Aloha docked in Port of Nāwiliwili, Kaua‘i in the Hawaiian Islands A cruise ship, or less commonly cruise liner or luxury liner, is a passenger ship used for pleasure voyages, where the voyage itself and the amenities of the ship are considered an essential part... A RO-RO ships Starboard side, the stern ramp is much more robust and cabable of holding a tank such as an Abrams RORO and ro-ro are acronyms for Roll On/Roll Off; a type of ferry, cargo ship or barge that carries wheeled cargo such as automobiles... A typical duty-free store, at Zurich International Airport Duty-free shops (or stores) are found in the customs zones of International Airports, ports or international means of transport, and do not apply the local/national taxes. ... Bottles of cachaça, a Brazilian alcoholic beverage. ...


Cruiseferries are common in the Baltic sea. The expansion of the European Union has limited the growth of the industry as duty-free sales on European routes are no longer possible. However, as the Ă…land Islands are outside the EU customs zone, duty free sales are still possible on routes stopping in Mariehamn. Another popular destination is Estonia with its lower taxes on alcohol. The Baltic Sea is located in Northern Europe, from 53°N to 66°N latitude and from 20°E to 26°E longitude. ... National motto: ? Official language Swedish Capital Mariehamn Governor Peter Lindbäck Premier Roger Nordlund Total Area  - Land  - Water 6,784 km² 1,527 km² 5,258 km² Population  - Total (2002)  - Density 26,257 17. ... Founded 1861 Province Ã…land Region Ã…land Sub-region Mariehamn Area - Of which land - Rank 11. ...


An architypical cruiseferry is the M/S Mariella launched in 1985. Mariella in Helsinki 2004. ... This article is about the year. ...


 
 

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