A new RO-RO catamaran ferry sails the Cebu City to Tubigon, Bohol route as Lite Shipping Corporation introduced the Lite Ferry 88. LF88 is the newest world-class and the biggest RO-RO catamaran passenger ferry offering a faster and bigger operation for both cargoes and passengers.
With a bigger build at 60 meters long and 20 meters wide, this world-class ferry can carry 352 passengers and can take in rolling cargo loads of 12 units of ten-wheeler trucks plus 20 light vehicles altogether.
Lucio Lim Jr., president of Lite Shipping Cargo expresses that their goal is to give the riding public what they deserve. The LF88 offers spacious legroom, utmost care on hygiene and maintenance trips that leave and arrive on time and modern systems found all throughout the ferry.
This vessel has 3 decks of accommodation for every rider’s convenience and preference. Its offerings include the Economy Class for fresh air and a view of the horizon; the Tourist Class that provides a very generous space with fully air-conditioned areas; and the Business Class featuring reclining couches for extra comfort along with space enough for work, fun, and eating.
The LF88 is the only Ro-Ro passenger catamaran ferry operating in the Philippines today classed by Lloyd’s Register of Shipping, London. This ferry was acquired from Sealease Limited of Hong Kong and upgraded by the Sea Transport Solutions of Australia for its passenger accommodation and vessel amenities.
LF88’s arrival is the first of three international class vessels Lite Shipping Corporation is acquiring this year. Lite Ferry 5 with an LOA of 70 meters long and Lite Ferry 9 with an LOA of 72 meters long are the brand new international class ferries that will be delivered in October 2018.
At present, Lite Ferries operates a total fleet of 25 RORO-passenger ferries in Visayas and Mindanao, connecting the islands of Cebu, Bohol, Siquijor, Negros, Samar, Leyte and Northern Mindanao with 22 destinations.
For a full list of trips and schedules and for more information, Lite Shipping Corporation’s head office is located at #14 G.L. Lavilles Street, Cor. M.J. Cuenco Ave., Tinago Cebu City. Reach them directly through their telephone number 255-1721 to 26 or hotline number (0977) 822 5483 or visit their website www.liteferries.com.ph. /PR