photo by Lite Ferries

Lite Ferries recently launched last week its biggest and latest acquisition, the Roro passenger ferry “M/V LITE FERRY 18” with a gross tonnage of 3,800 tons which can carry 774 passengers that will serve its Cebu to CDO route replacing “M/V Lite Ferry 8.”

Lite Ferry 18 will cover the regular schedule of Cebu to Cagayan de Oro every Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 7:00 PM, while Cagayan de Oro to Cebu every Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 7:00 PM.

image by Lite Ferries

Lite Ferry 18 is said to be the youngest ship plying the Cebu-Cagayan route being built in 2002 and so far the fastest passenger vessel in terms of travel time in the said route at 9 hours only. The vessel is equipped with two brand-new Ningbo diesel engines with a total combined power of 7,800 HP which can achieve a maximum speed of 16.8 knots but will run a service speed of 15 knots.

The vessel boasts of hotel-like features and amenities like a fully air-conditioned 35-seater restaurant, a fully stocked canteen that is open overnight, an information/reception desk and a multi-purpose kiosk. It has two passenger decks that has non-aircon economy, aircon tourist and executive business class areas plus four spacious cabins.

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photo by Lite Ferries
photo by Lite Ferries
photo by Lite Ferries
photo by Lite Ferries
photo by Lite Ferries

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