MV Baltic Enterprise
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M/V Baltic Enterprise (also known as M/V Lipa) is a Ro-Ro Container ship built in Rauma Repola shipyard-Finland, delivered in March 1973 for the United Baltic Corporation. Her Dimensions are 137,50 x 22,36 x 6,64 m, dwt: 5710. She was a new type of Ro-Ro vessel, with passenger cabins, the crew had dedicated accommodation which was built to Scandinavian standards which was luxurious compared to British built ships of the time (she even had a sauna). She had two Stork Werkspoor engines of 7700 KW
On her first service she did a run between Hull and either Helsinki-Kotka or Turku-Mantyluoto on a Ro-Ro service, usually returning with paper products. In 1978, she also operated out of Felixstowe
From 1997- feb 1999 operated by Valfracht (Malta) on the line Tilbury-Antwerp-Amsterdam-Tunis-Valletta-Tripoli-Lattakia-Beirut-Limassol-Mersin.
From 1.3.1999 on the container line between Rijeka-Ploče-Malta-Gioia Tauro, then after added calls to Bar and Koper.
Her last service was between Mrseille and Algier
In Croatia she was considered one of the most legendary ships.
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