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Since first established, Atlânticoline has been continually improving its fleet so it may better serve those who resort to our services. On the listings below you can find a technical specification for the ships with which we sail through the Azores. p> h6>
MESTRE JAIME FEIJÓ
Monohull ferrie with a capacity to transport 333 passengers and 15 vehicles, which began operating in August 2019 at the service of the sea carrier. Manned by 1 master, 1 driver, 5 sailors and 2 flight attendants and equipped with an infirmary to transport patients. Its name pays homage to Master Jaime da Rosa Lopes (Jaime Feijó), an inescapable figure in maritime connections between the islands of Pico and Faial, who stood out as a seaman of great courage.
Single hull cabin launch made of fiberglass with a capacity for 12 passengers whose crew members consisted of 1 skipper and 1 machinist. Baptized on September 17, 2008, the boat began operating for the company the following day. Currently it connects Corvo and Flores islands, fulfilling year after year its purpose of maintaining an emotional bond between the inhabitants of both islands and promoting the economic development of the archipelago’s Western Group.
Single hull ferryboat with a capacity for 296 passengers and 12 vehicles that began operating in the ferry company in March 2014. With a crew that consisted of 1 skipper, 1 machinist, 5 sailors, and 2 stewards, it is also equipped with a sick bay for ill or injured people. The ships name Gilberto Mariano honors a late, well-known captain, a person of extreme relevance to the history of the maritime connections between the islands of Pico and Faial. He sailed this route on a daily basis to deliver letters, packages and other supplies, and was considered a pillar of the local community and economy.
Cruzeiro do Canal
Single hull ship that began operating in March 1986 and has a capacity for 193 passengers. With a crew that consists of 1 skipper, 1 machinist, 3 sailors, and 2 stewards, it was added to the company’s fleet in January 1988 and ensures the connections between the 5 islands that make up the Central Group of the Archipelago of the Azores. It is equipped with a sick bay for ill or injured people.
Cruzeiro das Ilhas
Single hull ship that began operating in July 1987 and has a capacity for 193 passengers. With a crew that consists of 1 skipper, 1 machinist, 3 sailors, and 2 stewards, it was added to the company’s fleet in January 1988 and ensures the connections between the ports of Horta and Madalena. It is equipped with a sick bay for ill or injured people.