|Namesake:||Island of Chios|
|Owner:||Hellenic Seaways Maritime S.A.|
|Port of registry:||Piraeus, Greece|
|Ordered:||1 January 1999|
|Laid down:||21 March 2006|
|Completed:||18 July 2007|
|Identification:||IMO number: 9215555
Call sign: SXXL
MMSI number: 240672000
|General characteristics |
|Length:||141 m (463 ft)|
|Beam:||21 m (69 ft)|
|Depth:||7.5 m (25 ft)|
|Installed power:||Four diesel engines, 31,680 kW (combined)|
|Propulsion:||Two shafts; controllable pitch propellers|
Nissos Chios is a highspeed ro/pax ferry of Hellenic Seaways, built, along with its sister ship Nissos Mykonos, at Elefsis Shipyards. The name of the ship means in Greek 'Island of Chios', which is one of the islands of North Aegean. It was when launched the newest Greek ship with frequent travels.
There was a 1967-built Greek passenger/car ferry with the same name. The old Nissos Chios was broken up in 2006.
It is currently servicing the Piraeus–Chios–Mytilene line in the Aegean sea.
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- Nissos Chios, Hellenic Seaways site
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